Options Available to Parents for Childcare

There are many different options for childcare and early education – some you may not yet be aware of or understand much about.

Read about the options and childcare choices available to all parents and families in NZ/Aotearoa.

Enjoy exploring and knowing your options with the help of the articles in this section.


Kohanga Reo for children, family and whanau
Options Available to Parents for Childcare

Te Kōhanga Reo

There are over 460 Kōhanga Reo throughout Aotearoa so chances are you will find one in your area. You will find the welcome mat is

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Taking your child to work, and breastfeeding
Options Available to Parents for Childcare

Taking Your Child to Work

When childcare isn’t available, or because you can and it saves money, taking your child to work with you is something you could consider doing.

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children playing at Playcentre Aotearoa NZ
Options Available to Parents for Childcare


Playcentre provides parents with often much needed community support and friendship, while children are also experiencing an educative benefit. Parents meet other parents and the

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