Schools And Education

Peanuts Childcare & Education Centre Whitianga

Peanuts Childcare & Education Centre Whitianga, 70 Racecourse Road, Whitianga 3510

We are open Monday to Friday 8.00 am till 5.00pm 52 weeks of the year (Closed for public holidays)

Peanuts welcomes children from 2 years to school age.

We offer 20 hours subsidy for 3 - 5 year olds 

You may also be eligable for WINZ subsidy 

Pop in anytime to take a look around or give us a call.


Coromandel Outdoor Language Centre

Coromandel Outdoor Language Centre, 21 Robinson Rd, Whitianga 3510

COLC is the FRIENDLIEST Language School in New Zealand.

We teach English to International Students.  We believe in "Learning by Doing" and so we like to take our students out into the community and the environment and put them in situations where they have to use the language they are learning.

We believe learning should be fun and we run an extensive activity program to help make this happen.

Dive Zone Whitianga

Dive Zone Whitianga, 10-12 Campbell Street, Whitianga 3510

Dive Zone Whitianga offers : a huge range of dive equipment for sale and hire, gear and tank testing and servicing,  operates daily dive charters.  a comprehensive range of recreational and professional PADI dive programmes.

We pride ourselves on being a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre with exceptional service and a well qualified team of Instructors.

Evakona Education

Evakona Education, 18 South Highway, Whitianga 3510

Live and learn on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula
Evakona Education offers English Language classes to all ages and academic qualifications.
Please view our web site or call and discuss your choice of course.

Mercury Bay Area School

Mercury Bay Area School, South Highway, Whitianga 3510

“raising achievement through unity and positivity”

Our school is able to offer top quality learning programmes designed to meet the needs of our diverse student population, so that effectively, every student is studying, and is being assessed at their appropriate level.

Mercury Bay Museum

Mercury Bay Museum, 11A The Esplanade, Whitianga 3510

The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum with exhibits about the Polynesian navigator Kupe, Maori Artifacts, the Endeavour and James Cook, HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), Kauri Timber and Kauri Gum, the old Dairy Factory in which the Museum is housed, early settlers records and photographic collection, Natural History displays and the History of Fishing display.

Screening room featuring: "Twelve Days-Captain James Cook in Mercury Bay".(35 minutes)

Mercury Bay Preschool

Mercury Bay Preschool, 58 Kupe Drive, Whitianga 3510

We are open from 8am until 5.15pm every week day, 52 weeks a year.  Catering for children from 3 months old until school age.


*Quality care and education  *Low teacher to children ratios  *School readiness programme  *School visits to MBAS  *Community outings  *Free 20 hours ECE for 3-5 year olds

*WINZ subsidies avaliable.

Phone Tracey or Judy for all enrollments or enquiries.  You are very welcome to come and look at our amazing preschool and and meet our very experienced team, anytime that suits you.




Stargazers Astronomy Tours and B&B

Stargazers Astronomy Tours and B&B, 392 State Highway 25, Kuaotunu 3592

Welcome to STARGAZERS Bed & Breakfast, Observatory and Astronomy tours. Nestled in a protected valley in Kuaotunu 16km north of Whitianga on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula , STARGAZERS offers an ideal dark sky site to observe the stunning southern night sky in all its glory with a range of optical tools on offer

Te Rerenga School

Te Rerenga School, 1229 Whangapoua Rd, Coromandel

Te Rerenga School is a small rural school situated on the Coromandel Peninsula. We are situated near Whangapoua Beach and our students come from Coromandel Town, Te Rerenga, Whangapoua, Kuaotunu and Whitianga.

Valley Education & Training

Valley Education & Training, 15 Monk Street, Whitianga 3510

We have a range of courses aimed primarily at the individual without current employment.  We also have the employer initiated Workplace Literacy Programme aimed at up-skilling existing employees.

Whenuakite School

Whenuakite School, 1055 Tairua Whitianga Road, Whenuakite 3591

Whenuakite School is a U3 School with between 120 and 140 pupils, Years 1 to 8.

The school has a staffing entitlement of 7.1 and the decile rating is 8. The community and BOT have worked hard to ensure the school is well resourced and has excellent facilities.

Whiti Farm Park

Whiti Farm Park, 2414 State Highway 25, Whitianga 3591

Rankers Category Winner!     "Best Farm Experience" nationwide!          "Best Attraction" on the Coromandel!
Explore 8 acres of shady, mature farm/park-like surroundings with a quirky touch of Kiwiana. Meet, hand-feed, cuddle and interact with over 100 friendly, domestic, farmyard and exotic birds, animals and reptiles, in a safe, clean environment. AN AFFORDABLE FUN FILLED DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Bounce on the 6 meter trampoline, Roll in the hay, Climb the tree huts, Discover farm machinery! Drive the train, and play fireman in a real fire engine! so much to inspire, intrigue and educate. The stuff memories are made from!