Fees for early childhood education services and kohanga reo, and how the government helps families pay for early learning and child care.
Paid parental leave (PPL) is a government-funded entitlement that helps cover loss of income when parents take leave or stop work to care for their newborn.
Flexible Childcare Assistance is a government subsidy that supports parents who are going it alone and working at times when most child care providers are not.
The government supports working families and eases the financial burden of child-raising with it's Working for Families Tax Credits.
The ‘Out of School Care and Recreation’ Subsidy helps parents with the cost of after school care.
The Accommodation Supplement is a weekly payment that helps eligible New Zealanders put a roof over their heads.
Learn why early learning services charge fees for the days when children aren’t in care and for public holidays.
Parenting multiples can be physically-demanding and emotionally exhausting – especially in the first years.
Applying for financial assistance for child care online.
The Childcare Subsidy is a means-tested payment that helps families cover the cost of early childhood education and care before children start school.
The 20 Hours ECE subsidy ensures that all preschoolers can reap the rewards of ECE, regardless of their family’s income.
We all want the very best care for our children but quality early childhood education and care comes at a price.