Chipmunks Playland Dunedin
Welcome to Chipmunks, the indoor children’s adventure playground and café. Chipmunks is the ultimate place for children up to 11 years to go for entertainment and educational purpo... read more
Mamas Childcare Centre
Open 7 days - casuals welcome! Mamas Five Mile childcare provides care for your child. It's a place you can leave your little ones (from infants to 5 years) knowing they will be sa... read more
At Kidlywinks, we aim to provide the highest level of child care and education for your child (from 3 months to 5 years) within a relaxed, loving and healthy atmosphere. We offer o... read more
Chipmunks Playland and Cafe Queenstown
Chipmunks Playland & Café offers unlimited play for kids aged 0-11 years, a spacious cafe & amazing themed birthday party packages to suit all ages. Whether you’re after an excitin... read more
Rockababy Rentals - Children's Equipment Hire Queenstown
Make your holiday fun and carefree - we have everything you need to make it easy! We only buy the best quality equipment for your little one to munch, splash, drive, stroll, nap an... read more
“Queenstown’s most trusted holiday babysitting service” Whether you need a last minute babysitter in Queenstown, a nanny for the week, or someone to watch the children while you he... read more
YMCA - Taranaki
We offer a safe and nurturing environment that encourages our children to develop their interests, imagination and individuality, through active movement, free play and exploration.
The four values of the YMCA: Caring (Atawhaitia), Respect (Whakanui I te Tangata), Honesty (Te Whakapono) and Responsibility (Te Awenga Atu) are integral to our daily practice.read more
First Steps Matau Street - Alexandra
First Steps Matau Street childcare in Alexandra, believes in providing a programme and environment where children grow and learn in an unhurried, respectful way. Teachers provide encouragement, warmth and acceptance of each child’s special skills, talents and interests.read more
Havelock North Playcentre
Havelock North Playcentre is located in the heart of Havelock North. They have excellent facilities, with an outdoor area which has been recently upgraded to include safety surfacing under the climbing equipment.read more
Best Start Te Rapa - Hamilton
At BestStart Te Rapa Kindy (formerly Community Kindy Te Rapa) we have a vision of providing high quality early childhood education that is driven by the strengths and interests, at the pace of nga tamariki.read more
Lollipops Educare - Wellington
Lollipops Educare has a ratio of 1 to 6 and takes children from two to six years of age. The children are cared for in separate nursery, infant and preschool centres in Petone, Upper Hutt and Waiwhetu. Your child will have the opportunity to learn and develop through collaboration with adults and peers, through guided participation and observation of others, as well as through individual exploration and reflection.read more
Central Kids Mercury Bay Kindergarten
Our mission is to provide the highest quality early childhood education services for young children in settings that inspire active learning and support inclusion.read more
Lollipops Educare - Pegasus
We are an enviroschool which encourages children to be connected to nature with plenty of opportunities to explore and discover in an engaging and exciting environment! We also have an exciting art studio where the children can indulge their artistic side, and a homely Kai room where children can dine in a home-like environment fully catered for by our full-time chef!read more
Playcentres - Bay of Plenty
This New Zealand parent co-operative provides early childhood education for children from birth to school age. The sessions are two and a half hours long and are run by parents with a ratio of adults to children from 1:5 to 1:3. There are 14 playcentres throughout the Coromandel region so call them or check the website to find others in your area. Costs vary up to $50 for a ten week term but each playcentre has their own fees, so contact the individual playcentre for more information.read more
Home Grown Kids
Educator or Nanny, we can give you the information and help you to choose the right option for your family. Home Grown Kids get to do everything that kids should do; climb, bake, play and enjoy the outdoors.read more
Active Explorers Wellington
We promote the development of active and confident learners who think, question, seek information and apply knowledge to the best of their ability. All our children go on to have a lifelong thirst for learning thanks to the many and varied learning experiences they get with us in all of our fabulous I-Kids centres.read more
Between 20 and 30 families are enrolled at this playcentre which is located in a very quiet cul-de-sac and has an outdoor area for both dry and wet days. There is also a large sandpit and grassy patch ideal for obstacle courses or waterslides.read more
Kindercare Learning Centres
With centres throughout Auckland, Kindercare offers care for babies up to preschoolers. Parents are welcome to join their children at any time throughout the day. Most centres offer casual bookings. Enquire for details.read more
Learning Adventures Educare - Rotorua
This is Rotorua’s purpose-build early childhood learning centre. Their team of highly trained educators are dedicated to caring and educating children in a safe, loving environment. They provide nutritionally balanced meals and all nappies are supplied.read more
- Email: Deborah@earlybird.co.nz
- Web: www.learningadventures.co.nz/locations/rotorua/?utm_campaign=rotorua&utm_medium=gmb&utm_source=google
- Phone: 07 347 7770
- Location: 4 Tryon Street, Whakarewarea
Claro Babysitting and Nanny Services - Wellington
Claro offers services to families wanting temporary or permanent nannies, mother’s helps or babysitters. Their evening babysitting service provides mature, friendly babysitters who have all been vetted by the agency. They can offer babysitting in your own home, hotel or at events like weddings. A minimum of three hours’ booking is required and prices vary from area to area.read more
YMCA - Y-Kids
Y-Kids endeavours to implement the YMCA Values of Caring, Responsibility, Honesty, Respect throughout the centre and our friendly, highly qualified teaching staff aim to provide an enriching, open, loving, learning environment which encourages your child to work alongside their peers.read more
- Web: www.ymcanelson.org.nz/ykids
- Location: 156 Toi Toi Street, Nelson, 7010
Ponsy Kids Preschool
The Ponsonby Community Centre is a non-profit organization which provides a stimulating and friendly environment for preschool aged children. They offer morning, afternoon or full day sessions and a minimum booking of two sessions applies.read more
Most YMCA centres have a child minding facility to care for babies to pre-schoolers and they also run school holiday programmes for 5 to 15 year olds. Or, if you just want a break from the kids while you do an hour or two shopping, they have an out of centre’s user’s fee. Hours vary so check the website for details.read more
Woodend Nursery and Preschool - Woodend
We provide a safe and healthy environment for children to grow and learn emotionally, cognitively and physically. Our comprehensive, balanced, flexible programme reflects the children’s interests in ways that are developmentally appropriate to the age and stage of the children.read more
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Our favourite destinations…
New Zealand’s economic heart and biggest city is also an exciting family visitor destination, situated on a sunny harbour with city beaches just minutes away from the CBD. Orientate yourself by heading down to Viaduct Harbour, wandering the waterfront, checking out the super yachts or enjoying the waterfront restaurants. Nearby is the must-visit Sky Tower along with excellent and kid-friendly museums and tons of exciting activities!
Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. Here you will find New Zealand's parliament buildings, including the 'Executive Wing', more well-known as 'The Beehive' due to its distinctive shape. Another icon to look out for is the Wellington Tram, which was the main means of public transport between 1878 and 1964.
With a population of around 400,000 Christchurch, in Canterbury, is the South Island ’s largest city, yet much of it has the feel of a small town. Perhaps that’s why it’s known as the Garden City but with the expansive Hagley Park, Botanic Gardens, Port Hills, River Avon and numerous beaches the city certainly has an open, relaxed feel that’s hard to beat.
With its well-deserved reputation as New Zealand’s activity adventure capital you’ll never run out of activities and things to do in Queenstown, but you may run out of time! With breathtaking scenery, activities and festivals, cafes and restaurants, skiing and snowboarding, shopping and wineries, this lakeside alpine resort rates as one of the world’s top vacation destinations for all ages and seasons.
Rotorua sits on the shore of Lake Rotorua, one of sixteen lakes in the area formed by hundreds of thousands of years of eruptions from the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The area is renowned for its geothermal activity and top of any activity list is to see the bubbling mud pools that are around the region for yourself. The Waimangu Volcanic Valley offers a first hand insight into the devastation caused by the 1886 eruption of Mount Tarawera and is a great place to discover steaming volcanic craters and bubbling, spitting pools of mud!
The Nelson and Golden Bay regions, at the top of the South Island, boast enviable sunshine hours, glorious sandy beaches, safe swimming spots, lots of wildlife to look out for, and Abel Tasman National Park - an absolute must to explore, on foot, by kayak, your own craft or watertaxi. Nelson is home to a vibrant arts and crafts community with a fabulous Saturday market, and is close to award-winning wineries and family-friendly bike tracks to take you around the coast.
Napier was rebuilt after the 1931 earthquake and is now known as NZ's Art Deco City. The Art Deco influence has created a unique city – nowhere else can you see such a varied concentration of art deco style. With over 2,200 sunshine hours a year, Napier is a year-round holiday destination with countless activities to entertain the kids – there's days of entertainment on Marine Parade alone, plus numerous other family-friendly trips and activities. Add to that the beaches, walks and flat cycle paths, outdoor cafes and entertainment, and you have a perfect holiday destination!
Beautiful, unspoiled beaches, fishing, historic gum fields, kauri forests – the Far North has it all. With subtropical temperatures, it's often known as ‘the Winterless north', with warm, humid summers and mild winters.
Gateway to the Bay of Islands, Paihia is a pretty, lively beachside town and a perfect base for your family holiday. It’s your start point for Bay of Island adventures including day cruises, sailing, kayaking, swimming with dolphins and reef or wreck diving.