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.


BURWOOD childcare- 1 last spot!🐛Meet our fun loving, fully ECE trained teacher Steph. She has one remaining space available to welcome an over 2 year old child to her engaging and calm homebased learning environment in Yellowstone Crescent. Days and hours are flexible, 20 hours ECE and WINZ available for eligible families.Please contact Emma on 021852425 or [email protected] to chat about your Christchurch based childcare needs now 🌸 ... See MoreSee Less
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Meri Kirihimete from the Stems team 🎄🎅🏼🎄Travel safe and enjoy spending some time with family and friends 😍#Christmas #eastauckland #christchurch #stemsfromhome #playbasedlearning #childcare #ECE ... See MoreSee Less
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Meri Kirihimete from the Stems team 🎄🎅🏼🎄Travel safe and enjoy spending some time with family and friends 😍 ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking for care, in the new year?!Stacey would love to meet your little one.Offering her beautiful home teaching space and amazing garden and outdoor adventure land on Mondays/Wednesdays and Thursdays from late January 2022.Stacey is a fully trained Montessori ECE teacher and runs a very natural, child centred play programme. Lots of trips out and about in the community to explore parks and play spaces, as well as Stems playgroups and outings too.20 hours ECE and WINZ subsidies available and an affordable hourly rate if $7.50 per hour, per child, before subsidies.Please contact us to meet Stacey today!0800 78 33 78 ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you looking for an incredible homebased educator in the Flat Bush area ? Cindy has space available now for children 2 years old and over to join her gorgeous small groupA chance for you little one to have time to grown and develop at their own pace, to be able to explore in the wider community and have little exposure to bugs and illness.20 hours ECE and WINZ subsidies for eligible whanau and affordable hourly ratesPlease contact Steph - 0273662540 or[email protected]For more information and to make a time to meet Cindy ... 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.