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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We love to support local business and this is one of our amazing Educators, so go and check it out. Sounds like a fun event. ... See MoreSee Less

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How lucky are we to have such amazing places locally for our Stems children to explore! Yesterday we went to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple in Flat Bush 🙂 The children enjoyed exploring the gardens and making wishes, super cute 😍 Are you wanting your children to join us ? Are you looking for childcare ? Please contact us to find out how we can match you with one of our incredible educators. ... See MoreSee Less

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Are you experienced with young children?

We need you in Christchurch now!

Our waiting lists for home based childcare are growing daily and we would love to add some new teachers to our ChCh team. None of our team have vancancies for long.....if at all!

We run a diverse weekly programme for our children including swimming lessons, Playgroup, Mini-Gym and nature explorers. We also offer great resource support for our Educators and incentives to support you financially in your business.

Please get in contact with us today by PM or emma@stemsfromhome.co.nz or 021852425
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Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch

A big thank you to Bunnings Warehouse in Botany today for hosting a DIY workshop for our Stems children. Lots of concentration need to use the hammer, but so much fun! The end result was a tray for the children to take home. They got to burn off excess energy on the playground afterwards. A brilliant morning had by all :) ... 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.