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.


Check out these clever, committed Stems Christchurch Educators who have just graduated from their National Certificates in Early Childhood Education and Care! Such an achievement after so much time on study and assignments, while working with pre-schoolers and juggling their own families too! We couldn’t be more proud of the passion you have all shown for the children in your care each day, their learning and development and also your own careers. Thank you for celebrating with the team on Sunday with a yummy brunch 💗 ... See MoreSee Less
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🦋Shirley Childcare Available in NOW 🦋Are you tired of the winter bugs constantly surrounding your little one?Meet Georgia! Georgia is an Educator with Stems, working from her new family home in McIntyre Street. She currently cares for a 2 year old and two 1 year olds, meaning that she has 1 space ONLY for an adventurous two year old to join her happy home learning environment, either full or part time. Georgia is warm, bright, caring, very flexible and understanding of both children’s and families, individual needs. She has grown up around Early Childhood Education from home, as her mum is also one of our much-valued ChCh Stems Educator team members too!Georgia loves to be outside in nature with the children, loves exploring her local community, encouraging the children to be imaginative and creative in her home learning environment. Baking, messy play, dressing-up, painting, drawing, music and movement are all part of the fun at Georgia’s . She also joins our Stems Playgroup/Mini-gym and summer swimming lessons and Little Explorers sessions too.20 hours ECE and WINZ childcare subsidies available. Please contact Emma to meet Georgia today [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch
We managed to escape the rain showers this morning in East Auckland and enjoy the fresh air at the Marble Park. Lots of fun rolling the marbles and watching where they would end up! The highlight of the morning was being able to have great discussions about the gorgeous rainbow 🌈 It was stunning 😍 Stems Little Explorers will continue next Term with some more exploring of our local area. ... See MoreSee Less
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Kia ora whanau! We had a wonderful last playgroup for the term. We painted, created, explored, got active, imagined and most excitingly, we welcomed TOCK our recycling robot from tock.earth/. We hope you all had the best time joining Sarah and I. Bring on Term 3 for so many more fun experiences, we’ve got a few goodies in store for you! Our Term 3 flyer will be out before the end of the holidays 😁 Ka kite ano! ... 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.