Te Korōria - Meet | Play | Connect
Te Korōria is a community-run cafe with an indoor, 3-level soft play facility. It's a social enterprise with all profit going back into the community and is a sunny, friendly plac... 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
Thrillzone Kidz Club
Everyone wins when you treat your kids to Queenstown’s ONE & ONLY Kidz Club!Hit the town or adventure activities and leave the children safely in the care of Kidz Club, then relax ... 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
Thrillzone Kidz Club
Kids only entertainment – everyone wins! Everyone wins when you treat your kids to Takapuna's Kidz Club! Leave them with us for fun and entertainment while you enjoy the city at yo... 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
Little Wonders - Oamaru
Little Wonders Childcare (Oamaru) is a large, high-performing, privately-owned centre that has been in operation for five years. It provides care and education for children from three months to school age.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
With the Step2Growth service, children and their families get to experience a real family feel. We invite the whole family along to every excursion we have. We love meeting nannas, granddads, siblings, aunties and uncles!read more
Central Kids Thames 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
Peace of Mind Babysitting – Cromwell
Peace of Mind offers a flexible, reliable babysitting service for families visiting Cromwell and the Central Otago region. We understand how difficult it can be to find an experienced, responsible person to look after your loved ones when you are away from home. We want to take the worry out of the situation, by connecting you with flexible, quality care at an affordable price. At Peace of Mind, our babysitters are all assessed for their competence and character. They are reference checked, police vetted and hold current first aid certificates, full drivers licenses and have their own transport. Our sitters are all over the age of 20, experienced, and often are parents themselves.
Bookings are 3 hours minimum, and can be at your place of accommodation, or venue.read more
Peppertree Preschool - Rangiora
Peppertree Preschool is a family run and operated Preschool. We offer three separate inside and outside environments. Our Nursery caters for children from birth to two years, the Preschool for two to three year olds and the Prepschool for the older children.read more
Fiordland Kindergarten - Te Anau
When childeren have knowledge and appreciation of To Matou Wahi Ahi Kaa/Our Special Olace, its people its history, the environment, they then develop a pride and a sense of belonging.read more
We use the wider community to help implement this learning thorugh inviting the community to visit us and by taking the children into the community to interact with and get to know their unique place in the world.
- Phone: 03-249 7585
- Location: 9 Gunn St, Te Anau 9600
Annies Nannies can help you with your childcare, be it permanent, casual or babysitting.
Annies Nannies provides in home and home-based options (either in your home or the educators).read more
The Secret Garden Childcare
Children experience an enchanting and stimulating environment, with the environment playing an important role (regarded as "the third teacher"). Children are supported by qualified, motivated teachers who are passionate about their learning and growing confident, competent children of our future.read more
Porse - West Coast
Imagine your child being cared for in a warm and nurturing relationship with one special Educator or Nanny. With no more than four children in care at any one time, PORSE Educators and Nannies dedicate themselves to providing safe, calm and familiar environments.read more
Willows Early Learning Centre Cromwell
At Willows we believe that developing positive reciprocal relationships with tamariki, family/whanau, caregivers and the wider community as essential to tamariki’s holistic development. As a team we aim to nurture and grow relationships that embrace respectread more
and open communication, the tamariki will develop trusting and respectful relationships with their teachers and the environment.
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
Akoranga Preschool - Gore
At Akoranga Preschool we endeavour to work along side our families / whanau to help them in anyway that we can.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
A community based, family focused preschool in Cromwell for children age 0-5.read more
- Web: molyneuxeducare.co.nz/
- Location: 17 Molyneux Ave. Cromwell, Otago, 9310
Playcentre - Kaniere
There is no other organisation for early childhood education and family development quite like it in the world. Thousands of kiwi children, and their parents too, have grown up with Playcentre … book in for your three visits today and come and join the fun.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
Auckland Kindergarten Association
These public kindergartens do not charge fees but they ask that families contribute to the running costs by donating approximately $3 – $5 a session. Children can be enrolled after two years of age and visits are welcome if you want to drop in and check the kindergarten out. All kindergarten teachers are fully trained and registered. Session times vary but are generally two and a half to three hours long, three to five sessions a week.read more
- Central Otago
- Bay of Plenty
- Hawkes Bay
- Marlborough Sounds
- Nelson & Golden Bay
- North Canterbury
- South Canterbury
- West Coast
- Bay of Islands
- Palmerston North
- New Plymouth
- Te Anau
- Mt Cook
- Abel Tasman
- Nelson Lakes
- Stewart Island
- Central Plateau
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.