Childcare Options, Quality and Complaint System

Childcare choices in NZ are huge! Early childhood services include licensed Home-based ECE, Kindergartens, Crèches, Montessori centres, Christian centres, Pacific Island preschools,  etc.  If you would like to be learning alongside your child and participating, then make sure you check out Playcentre and Te Kōhanga Reo.
But are you aware of personal options for childcare that might also prove to be really good?  We invite you to explore different options.
We’ve got good information on standards and on quality you should find in any service you visit e.g.  for staffing, amount of space per child, etc

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Children and adults begin to make their way inside after a morning of outdoor play.

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