Be part of exposing education to those who can’t reach it!

The Play Truck’s goal is to build relationships with children and their families and through play bring education into their lives. The Play Truck concept is the result of an innovation lead by Karen Shields, GM of Counties Manukau Kindergarten Association that saw the need for an informal Early Childhood Education experience for our most vulnerable families.

Funded initially by the Ministry of Education we now need your help!

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Our goal was to make 40 visits and to reach 40 non-participating children on the streets of South Auckland. Setting up the Play Truck to inform and have education through fun in the local communities. In the first 6 months of inception we have found nearly 100 children and achieved 100 visits.


We want to do more and we need you to help!

Please help us to develop and grow this experience for all those children who don’t have an opportunity otherwise.


We are making a huge difference in their lives and you can too.

So please donate!

Click here to contact Karen about donating



Term Dates


Term 1

Tuesday 24 January to Thursday 13 April (Friday 14 is Good Friday)

Term 2

Monday 1 May to Friday 7 July

Term 3

Monday 24 July to Friday 29 September

Term 4

Monday 16 October to Thursday 21 Dec






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