• Looking for Centre-Based Childcare?

    Our Early Learning Centres provide a warm and caring environment, trained staff, and excellent teacher/child ratios.


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  • Ask us about KidStart Home-Based Childcare.

    Our trained educators provide childcare in their own homes for children from birth to five years of age.


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  • Work From Home! Become an Educator.

    As a Barnardos KidStart Educator, you’ll work in your own home providing childcare for up to four children under five years.


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why we do what we do...

We offer both centre and home-based childcare so you can make the right choice for your family. We have been providing childcare in your community for over 40 years! We can proudly say we are 100% New Zealand owned, a not for profit organisation, where any profit we make is reallocated to other services Barnardos New Zealand, the charity provide. Our experience, community knowledge, and love of children drives us to be here for every family. We understand your child needs a safe and nurturing environment to learn, play and grow. 

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Barnardos’ story

 “ We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt -