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Helpful Links

Ministry of Education – Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century.

ERO reviews schools and early childhood education services every three years on average, and publishes national reports on current education practice.

The New Zealand Inland Revenue (IRD) website provides information and services related to taxes and specific social policy services we administer.

Story resources is the place where you’ll find integrated magnetic and felt teaching resources based on familiar stories and rhymes. Their range of unique teaching resources is designed to stimulate children’s imaginations and encourage a love of learning, while having fun.

Grandparents raising Grandchildren provides support to grandparents who are primary caregivers to grandchildren in difficult circumstances and to ensure fair treatment from the legal and child protection services in New Zealand, in order to stabilise and normalise the life of the children involved.

Brainwave Trust is a charitable trust which exists to educate New Zealanders from all walks of life about the latest research in neuroscience. We now know that a child’s experiences from conception to three largely determine how their brain develops, and whether they will become capable, contributing, well adjusted adults. We have a great deal of information we’d like to pass on – to parents, to educators, to health professionals, to social workers, to anyone who works with or parents children!

Plunket is New Zealand’s largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under the age of five.

Oranga Tamariki helps children, young people and families be safe, strong and thrive.

Work and Income (WINZ) provides financial assistance and employment services throughout New Zealand.

Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand is the professional and regulatory body for teachers in English and Māori medium settings for early childhood, schools and other related education institutions.

TKI is a bilingual portal and web community which provides quality-assured educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and the wider education community. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Education.

NZEI is an organisation dedicated to advancing the industrial and professional interests of its members and safeguarding New Zealand’s public education system.

The Christian Early Childhood Education Association of Aotearoa was established in 1992. CECEAA is an interdenominational organisation born from a dream to support and unite services and individuals in the early childhood education field who work from a Christian worldview. We provide advice, support, resources and friendship to teachers, parents, children, early childhood services, and churches.

Sport New Zealand is dedicated to getting New Zealanders moving. That means everything from supporting elite athletes to getting out into local communities and encouraging people to get active.

Sun Safe – Skin cancers are the most common form of cancers in New Zealand. The mortality rate from skin cancer is among the highest in the world. It is widely recognised that skin cancer prevention requires a focus on both environmental and individual behaviour change in order to reduce harmful exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Children can visit the Undercover Cody website to learn some cool sun smart tips, win prizes, and “do some fun stuff”.

Get Firewise has a pre-school fire safety programme, Get Out, Stay Out, which is designed to teach young children about fire safety – and focuses on escaping from the home safely in a fire.

Civil Defence website has information in case of emergencies, and links to the “Get ready, get thru” website which has information including survival kits.

Parents Centre is the primary provider of antenatal Education and childbirth support in New Zealand, with 120 plus diploma and certified Childbirth Educators.

Grapevine magazine – With your family all the way. Whether your children are babies or in their teens, Parenting magazine is a treasure trove of articles on handling behaviour, establishing values and creating a childhood to remember. Learn how to grow creative children with “can-do” attitudes – and have a great time along the way. 

And while it appears to be an American website (and therefore the links, resources and regulations will be related to the US) there are some interesting pages on the Review Lab site – related to both Parenting and Child Safety.

If you know of any other links you think could be helpful, please email raewyn@paua.ac.nz

Welcome to

Ngā tamariki o tātou mo āpōpō

Children are our treasures for tomorrow

The PAUA group covers all aspects of Homebased Pre-schooler care, from homebased care, nannies and Auckland based babysitting to a fully stocked online toy store and professional print and design business.