Realising a
child's potential

Early childhood intervention and support for children aged from birth to school age who have a developmental delay or disability, and their whānau.

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Early childhood intervention for pre-school children with special needs and their families/whānau in the greater Hamilton area.

We understand that every child is unique and young children can learn and develop in different ways from one another.  Join us in realising your child’s potential.

At McKenzie Centre, you’ll find a welcoming team of early intervention specialists dedicated to partnering with your family/whānau to realise your child’s potential.

We are here to help you and your family. Our focus is on understanding and supporting the whole family to learn, grow and develop, to achieve a good life.

Your child is precious – we know that and so do you. At McKenzie Centre, we recognise that you are an expert when it comes to your child, and through a caring and respectful partnership, we’ll work together to set and attain each goal, and celebrate every achievement!

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Our Team

We have a comprehensive team of early intervention specialists, peer workers, support workers and administrators.

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From individual programmes to group support and more, our services have been specially crafted to benefit your child and family/whānau.

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About us

We care about your child’s development. We live by our values and love welcoming children and families into our family/whānau or community.

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For our young children

From individual programmes to group support and more, our services have been specially crafted to benefit your child and family/whānau.

McKenzie Centre has been a trusted community-based organisation since 1984. We are also a registered charitable trust and licensed Early Childhood Centre.

We draw on the diverse expertise of our specialised team to provide tailored support for children and families/whānau, including education, therapy, information and training in a variety of settings — in the home, at the child’s early childhood centre, at McKenzie Centre , during the child’s transition to school, and in other community locations.

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