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PORSE In-Home Childcare Limited

In-Home Childcare Education and Training

Through our two arms - PORSE In-Home Childcare Limited and PORSE Education and Training Limited, we work with thousands of people throughout New Zealand to provide in-home childcare services, community play and learning programmes, on-the-job training and STAR/Gateway unit standards for secondary school students.

Guided by the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whariki, PORSE is committed to nurturing respectful relationships between all ages.

The PORSE Philosophy

With over twenty years of experience and learning behind PORSE, we believe in nurturing and educating children within secure, stimulating and positive in-home environments while fostering consistent, connected and supportive relationships between the children, their Educators and their parents. The PORSE approach to home-based childcare is based on experience and research around the importance of play, learning and development through close child-adult relationships, allowing your child to grow and explore with confidence.

The PORSE Vision

Expanding the hearts, minds and wellbeing of a nation through nurturing childcare in-home.

The PORSE Mission

To have all people in New Zealand schooled in nurturing and educating children in their care.

Our Values


Concern - Accept - Respect - Encourage - Success

Programme Statement

The PORSE Programme is family directed, using in-home and community learning settings, guided by the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whaariki.

PORSE Education and Training Limited

PORSE Education and Training is a registered and accredited training provider offering training programmes with a focus on nurturing and educating young minds for lifelong learning and positive, self-affirming relationships.

Our training programmes support adults to learn more about themselves, attachment relationships, and how to nurture children during the most important years of play, learning and development.

Evolve Education Group Limited

PORSE is part of Evolve Education Group Limited, the leading provider of high-quality, multifaceted Early Childhood Education services throughout New Zealand. Evolve's Vision is based on a firm conviction that that early childhood learning has a profound impact on a child's future health, development and wellbeing. We are committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for Kiwi children and their families.