I know when I take my daughter to our educators home in the morning, she is going to have a fun filled day, with an educator who has planned learning experiences and she is with someone who loves and cares for her - Parent

Fees and Subsidies

Wild Things offers competitive costs. Families may be able to access WINZ childcare subsidies and 20 hours ECE.


Home Based Service - Educator's Home

Parent Fee: $5.90 per hour per child

Casual Fee: $6.90 per hour per child

Resource Fee: $6.00 per week per family

Holding Fee: $4.50 per hour per child

Travel: payment arranged with educator

20 hours ECE: available for 3- and 4-year olds, up to 6 hours a day and 20 hours per week.

For more information go to work and income or education.govt.nz


Nanny Service

Wild Things is a nanny placement and support service providing quality childcare specifically tailored to the needs of the individual family.

Employing a nanny: Parents are responsible for employing the nanny. Our visiting teacher will guide you on this process.

Nanny hourly rates: A nanny’s hourly rate is based on their qualifications and experience and ranges from $16.00 - $18.00 an hour, and in some cases a higher rate or an overall package is negotiated.

Wild Things Resource Fee: $5.00 per family per week.

WINZ childcare subsidies: You may be eligible for childcare subsidies.