New Zealand’s Trusted Early Education Specialist for Children from 3 months to 5 years old

Our Team

Noel Jiang
Kiddie Garden Co-founder

"Nihao!" I am the co-founder of Kiddie Garden Limited. I am from China and have been in New Zealand over 17 years. I am always passionate about early childhood education and believed in every country has its uniqueness in terms of early childhood education. I hope my team and I can make a difference in providing high quality childcare services to young children. My vision is to deliver culture integrated ECE curriculum to children in New Zealand. Kiddie Garden Community is like my family. My hobbies are yoga, reading and watching movies.

Sylvia Chen
Kiddie Garden Co-founder

Hi, I am Sylvia, I have personal interests and passion for helping young kids, and watching them learn and achieve. I am the co-founder of Kiddie Garden Limited. I am a human dynamo with energy to spare whilst also being very personable.


Sharron Raams
Bell Bird Room Team Leader

"Kia Ora" My name is Sharron. I am married with two school aged children. I have been in Early Childhood for many years. My passion is the infant and toddler room. I love watching the children building up relationships with each other and reaching milestones. I believe in an unrestricted approach, which allows free movement. I look forward to developing a long-lasting relationship with you all.

Reshmi Kumar
Kiwi Room Team Leader

"Bula, Namaste, Kia Ora"
I am Reshmi. I am originally from Fiji and have been in New Zealand for the last 16 years. I have been a teacher since 1985 teaching different age groups in Fiji and in New Zealand. I have 2 adult children. I like travelling, listening to music and meeting new people.


Sohini Sharma
Bell Bird Room Teacher

I have been an ECE teacher for 13 years. I am innovative, energetic and passionate teacher who strive to demonstrate best teaching practices to my children. I love to build positive relationships with parents, children and the community. My hobbies are cooking, gardening, meeting people, reading, and learning new things.

Ann Chen
Kiwi Room Teacher

"Kia Ora" My name is Ann, I have been working in childhood center for around 4 years. I love working alongside children and get inspired by their willingness to learn. I love to promote self-help skills and empower the children to believe in themselves. I enjoy celebrating the child as an individual with all the knowledge and culture they bring with them. Developing strong & positive relationships with both the children and their whānau is very important to me.

Johanna Darquea
Kiwi Room Teacher

Hello I'm Johanna, originally from Ecuador. I'm passionate about teaching and supporting young minds to develop into the best versions of themselves. I believe in the value of allowing children to developed their curiosity and advance their knowledge and skills through creative expression, the arts and play. In my free time I like to travel and explore nature with my family.