Food & Nutrition

Healthy kai,

healthy minds

Our certified in-house cooks prepare fresh kai daily for all meals including morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Here at JSP, we prioritise healthy eating habits and wholeheartedly believe that healthy kai leads to healthy minds. We encourage ākonga to explore a variety of foods and promote this by engaging children in maintaining our edible herb garden and fruit trees.



Our menus are created by our passionate cooks and kaiako, we use the Heart  Foundation guidelines to ensure balanced and varied meals for ākonga. The menu is prepared to feature seasonal foods available via a Summer Menu, and Winter Menu on a 4-week rotation.

Here is what a day could look like

Morning Tea
Morning Tea

Yoghurt served with a weetbix sprinkle and fresh fruit platter.


Chicken casserole served with pasta and fresh seasonal vegetables.

Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea

Black bean brownie served with a fresh fruit platter.

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Nestled in the stunning coastal community of Redcliffs, the James Street Preschool and Nursery is located in a truly special place. We invite you to explore our unique environment and meet our friendly kaiako.

Come and see for yourself why James Street Preschool and Nursery is the perfect choice for your whānau!