Aranui Montessori Preschool is located in Auckland's North Shore at 17 Chartwell Ave, Glenfield. 

In Te Reo Māori,  'Ara' means pathway and 'Nui' means great.

Aranui Montessori is a private preschool that offers a high standard of specialised care and quality education that is deeply rooted in Montessori teachings, practices and philosophies.

Our goal at Aranui is to provide a stimulating platform that enables independent development by nurturing intelligence, curiosity and imagination whilst ensuring the well-being of all children in our care. 

Our school has been carefully designed to offer a homely and safe environment for children ages 2 to 5 years. It is equipped with scientifically prepared Montessori instruments and facilitated by qualified Montessori teachers. 

We at Aranui strive to provide a balance between education, social, emotional, physical, creative and developmental needs in a child's journey.

Our Vision

To empower our children with the necessary skills to reach their fullest potential and contribute to society in a positive and meaningful manner

Our Offering

We operate from a purpose-built centre with specified learning areas in Glenfield.


Our philosophy places a strong emphasis on the Montessori method; providing our children with a high-quality early childhood education through practical and life experiences.

Head teacher and Director of Aranui has over 32 years of experience in teaching Montessori method

New purpose-built centre

Our teachers are fully qualified ECE graduates
with Montessori training

Comprehensive reading and numeracy program

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