Leading In-Home Childcare &

Early Childhood Education


We offer childcare in safe, loving in home environments throughout East Auckland and Christchurch which encourage your child’s learning and development while incorporating their individual needs and routines through low adult/child ratios and flexible hours. Call us to find out more.


We offer free weekly Playgroup, Music and Movement group, swimming and nature sessions as part of our homebased childcare programmes. Your child will receive a daily diary of personal events as well as a monthly Learning Portfolio and a specific visit from our trained and registered teaching and learning team.


We offer several subsidies including 20 hours ECE for 3, 4 and 5 year old children and  WINZ child-care subsidies for those who are eligible.  Call us to find out more.


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Meet Vikki........

If you are looking for homebased childcare in the Somerville/Shamrock Park (East Auckland)area then we can highly recommend contacting Stems FROM HOME to discuss your families childcare needs and to meet Vikki.

Vikki is super experienced and has been a Nanny and a Home Educator for a number of years. As mum of her own three children , Vikki is organised and super fun! Her home is a child's adventure spot and the children regularly enjoy trips out and about in the community to enjoy Playgroups and music with their other Stems friends.

The opportunity has risen for a new family to join Vikki’s home learning environment. Vikki is flexible with her care times, able to offer care for 2 children, either over or under 2 years of age, from 2-5 days per week.

To find out more, please contact Steph today on:




20 hours ECE and WINZ subsidies available and full time and part time care rates available.
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Education Review Report: Home-Based Care Stems From Home

The Stems From Home organisation was established in 2011 and has two networks. The first of these networks was fully licensed in November 2011 and the second became fully licensed in October 2012. Stems From Home operates in East Auckland between Maraetai and Howick/Pakuranga. It currently includes 35 educators, who provide for 93 children and their families.