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Who looks after our pre-school children during the day?

 
A review of childcare in New Zealand’s has shown that over half of pre-schoolers attend some form of formal early childhood education (ECE) and care. Grandparents were the most common providers of informal care for both pre-schoolers and school-aged children.
A review of childcare in New Zealand’s has shown that over half of pre-schoolers attend some form of formal early childhood education (ECE) and care.

Grandparents were the most common providers of informal care for both pre-schoolers and school-aged children. Here's a breakdown of all forms of care:
 

Formal Care

 
Type of Care %
Childcare centres 25.4
Public kindergartens 15.2
Play centres 6.7
Play groups 6.6
Organised home-based care 4.3
Kohanga reo 2.4
More than 1 type of formal care 11.6
 

Informal Care

 
Type of Care %
Care by a grandparent 31.1
Other family member 11.8
Friend or neighbour 5.7
Another parent living elsewhere 4.9


Figures add up to more than 100% due to some children being counted more than once and they are involved in more than one type of care arrangement.

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Source: Statistic NZ
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