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Please find below helpful resources, links and information around education, subsidies and childcare support.

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20 Hours ECE

Our Early Learning Centres offer 20 Hours ECE (free) to three to five year olds enrolled with us. This is for a maximum of six hours per day and totalling to 20 hours per week. Contact us for more information.

Work and Income Subsidy

If you qualify, WINZ can subsidise up to nine hours of childcare a week (for each child). If you are in training or work, in some cases WINZ may subsidise up to 50 hours a week. WINZ administer the childcare subsidy and more details are available on the WINZ website. We also keep copies of their application form for the subsidy and you can come in and see us to get one.

Plunket NZ

Plunket is a charity and Aotearoa’s largest support service for the health and wellbeing of tamariki under-five and their whānau.  They offer free health and development checks, a 24/7 parenting helpline, and a range of local services.

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is the Government’s lead advisor on New Zealand's education system. They shape direction for education agencies and providers, and contribute to the Government’s goals for education.

Education Review Office

The Education Review Office | Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga (ERO) is the New Zealand government’s external evaluation agency. They evaluate and report on the education and care of learners in schools, kura, kohanga reo, puna reo, and early childhood services.

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