Individual Membership (Self-Employed In-Home Educator) Option 1

If you provide home-based childcare for a service that is licensed by the MOE (you’re a self-employed contractor in your own home), this is the membership for you.

Be a member of the longest standing national association that is solely focused on the Home-based Early Childhood Education. Be part of a family who are passionate about the industry and who will give you a voice in it!

Free Insurance Package

Public Liability Insurance AND Statutory Liability Insurance!

Get full membership plus both of these insurances for less than the average cost of just the insurance!

Why do I need this Insurance? Click here.

If you don't require insurance cover, please choose Option 2 for self employed members when completing your application.

Save $$$ on Qualifications

Thanks to our partners at the Open Polytechnic, Association members can now avail of FREE FEES to enrol in their Certificate of Early Childhood Practice (Level 4), scheduled to open for enrolments in mid 2019.

Normally over $1400, this represents a massive cost saving for Association members! Read more about the programme and the offer here


You’ll be invited to join with your fellow members in regional and local professional development events, info sessions, speaker evenings, and social events.

Connect with other members

As well as events and support through your local groups, connect with fellow members, share challenges, opinions and ideas - through our Facebook page.

Discount on Annual Conference

Significant member discounts on the annual NZ Home-based Early Childhood Education Conference, held annually in September.

Your voice heard

Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting and an open line of communication to the Association's Board who represent you at Government level.

Support & Communication

If you have an issue you need help with, we can offer free professional advice and support.

We'll also keep you up to date in our regular e-newsletters with everything happening in Home-based, including changing legal requirements, MOE updates, great new member deals and more! 

All this for only $99.00

Prices include GST and remember, and the full cost of your membership fee is tax deductible.