Early Childhood Education and Childcare Centres

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We offer a variety of childcare
options to suit your family's needs.

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How much will it cost?

The cost of childcare
varies depending on your individual

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BestStart Careers

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For quality childcare, full or half days, flexible, affordable sessions.

Welcome to BestStart, NZ’s leader in quality childcare, early childhood education, baby care, preschool, Montessori, and kindergarten services. We have over 250 centres operating under different brands from Kaitaia to Invercargill. These brands include EduKids, TopKids, First Steps, Early Years, Community Kindy, Montessori, ABC and Kiwicare Preschool.

Your child will be nurtured and cared for in a warm, friendly and positive environment. We have qualified and caring teachers, quality equipment and toys in safe and attractive learning environments.

For early literacy and numeracy skills, social skills and preparation for school, confidence and a love of learning visit a BestStart childcare centre.