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We offer childcare in safe, loving in home environments throughout East Auckland 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 Play-group, Music and Movement Group, swimming and Playball sessions as part of our in-home 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 and 4 year olds, WINZ child-care subsidies and our own, non-income tested subsidy. Call us to find out more.


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Wow! We are so excited to announce, that after a year of hard work, commitment and many hours behind the scenes, that our new Christchurch Stems FROM HOME office has been certified by the Ministry of Education with a Full Licence. We are very chuffed and happy to have our Christchurch team sit alongside our Auckland team at the same level. Thank you so much to our incredible Stems team of Learning Advisors, our passionate, hardworking Educators, our Stems families and of course, beautiful Stems little people. We 💕 our work in ECE. Steph and Emma ... See MoreSee Less

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Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch shared Scholastic New Zealand's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Scholastic's famous BIG EVENT warehouse sale is returning to Auckland and Christchurch this week! With BIG savings on a HUGE range of children's books. --- Auckland Warehouse Sale @ 21 Lady Ruby Drive...

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We had a lovely visit in the heat to the Sensory Garden in Christchurch this morning where we enjoyed exploring the re-vamped garden, catching up with our friends, using our muscles to climb, balance and jump! It was lucky we had some shade under the big trees for our morning tea and so we could enjoy a story and a practise of our Christmas songs ready for the party next week. I love watching the children explore outdoors in wide open, natural spaces 💕 ... See MoreSee Less

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What a brilliant morning we had at the marble park. It was super hot so we sat under the big trees for morning tea. The children loved rolling the marbles down the track, part of the fun was trying to find where they would end up !! Lots of discussions about how fast they went, whose was coming first and also lots of team work as we all helped to find the missing marbles !! Term 1 2018 Little Explorers will be back every Tuesday 🙂 see you all at Music for our last session of 2017 !! ... See MoreSee Less

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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.