Find a church near you that has a mainly music or playgroup session. While every care has been taken to ensure the information below is up to date, please refer to the individual church website given for full information before heading out in the car with the pre-schoolers! Some groups, especially playgroups, may have waiting lists. Most groups run only during the school term. Most sessions have a small charge per family. Please advise us of any changes you may notice. Thank you!
Churches in Northland, North Shore & West Auckland
Albany Presbyterian Church
Come join our lively team for music, movement, fun & morning tea. Wednesdays from 9.30am during term time. http://albanypresbyterian.org.nz/mainlymusic.html
Birkenhead -St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Meets Tuesdays at 9.15am and also 10.45am.
http://www.sasp.church.org.nz/ for more information.
Brown’s Bay/Torbay Presbyterian Church
A music session each Friday at 10am ~enjoy 30 mins of music, rhyme, movement, listening, & more followed by morning tea.
Forrest Hill Presbyterian Church
Every Tuesday 10:00 – 11:15 am (Except School Holiday)
Forrest Hill Mainly Music
Hibiscus Coast Presbyterian Church
Some Wednesday mornings (check the website for details).
Mahurangi -St Columba Presbyterian Church
Wednesday mornings at 10am.
Massey/Riverhead Presbyterian Church
Tuesday & Friday at 10am.
Takapuna -St George’s Presbyterian Church
Tues/Weds/Fri from 9.30 -11.30am enjoy a music & play class
Te Atatu -St Giles Presbyterian Church
A music session takes place here on Mondays.
Churches in the Auckland Central
Auckland Central -Khyber Pass, St David’s Church
A playgroup session from 9.30am on Tuesdays.
Ellerslie/ Mt Wellington -St Peter’s Presbyterian Church
On Monday morning there is a playgroup from 9.30 -12noon.
Join in a music session followed morning tea on Wednesday‘s from 9.30 -11.30am
St Peters Church Playgroup Facebook
Ellerslie Mainly Music
Glendowie Presbyterian Church
Join in the music session Wednesdays at 9.30am. There is also a kindergarten linked to Glendowie Presbyterian Church. See the website for more details.
Greenlane Presbyterian Church
Join in the music session from 10am on Wednesdays.
Kohimarama Presbyterian Church
Playgroup runs on Tuesdays 10 -11.30am & music on Wednesdays from 9.30am
Greyfriars Eden Epsom Presbyterian Church
Join in the music session on Tuesdays, 9.30 -10.30am at the Epsom Church hall & on Fridays there’s playgroup at the Mt Eden Church hall.
Mt Roskill -St John’s Presbyterian Church
Join in the music session every Friday (during school term) at 10am for music, rhyme, movement, listening & more followed by morning tea.
Remuera -Somervell Memorial Presbyterian Church
A play groups runs on Thursdays from 9.30 -11.30am with music & movement starting at 10am.
Remuera -St Luke’s Presbyterian Church
There is a kindergarten at the St Luke’s Community. Check the website for more details.
St Heliers Presbyterian Church
There is a Small Miracles Pre-school at St Heliers. Check the website for more details.
Churches in South Auckland
Bucklands Beach Co-operating Parish
Enjoy a mainly music session on Wednesday mornings.
Drury Presbyterian Church
Mainly music is on Tuesdays during the school term. Starts at 9.30am for half an hour then there’s a playtime.
Clevedon Presbyterian Church
There’s a playgroup, Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8.45am -12.15pm and mainly music on Wednesday & Thursday mornings 8.45am -12.15pm with the music session at 10am . You will also find a toy library here.
Howick -St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
Tuesday is mainly music day at 9.30am followed by morning tea.
Papakura East Presbyterian Church
This church runs a playgroup. Check out their website for more details.
Papatoetoe -St Johns Presbyterian Church 120 Great South Rd, Papatoetoe, Hunters Corner. Join in the FREE, MOE approved, playgroup on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays 9.00am – 12.30pm during school term time.
St Columba at Botany
There’s a playgroup session on here every morning from 9.30 -11.30am. On Wednesday it is a special music session and on Thursday from 10 -11.30am there’s a Baby Playgroup running alongside the usual session for the very young ones and their mums. On Wednesdays from 12.30pm -2.30pm there is a Special Kids & Families Playgroup for families with kids with ASD, Aspergers or ADHD.
Waiuku Districts Combined Churches
There are two music sessions on Tuesdays at 9.30 and 10.30am.