Space at Bay of Plenty Playcentres

Space for you and your baby at Bay of Plenty Playcentres would love to share in your parenting journey. At Space you and your baby will connect with other new parents & their babies as you explore parenting & children's development in a safe, facilitated environment. Your Space group will meet weekly, giving you & your baby the chance to make real connections during your baby's first year.

For more information on Space

Click here to see what Space for you and your baby is all about.

Click here to see how Bay of Plenty Playcentres offer the perfect environment for you and your baby.


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Programme Fee

$99 (including $45 booking fee) for a 3 term programme (approx. 30 weeks)

Twins receive a reduced programme fee of $45 for the second twin.

If you wish to book into a programme and do not have a credit or debit card AND OR want to apply for a WINZ Childcare Assistance subsidy OR need to arrange a payment plan, please contact

WINZ Childcare Assistance

WINZ Childcare Assistance is available, if you would like forms sent to you please email

Babies over 5 months old

If your baby was born before October 2019 there maybe a place available in an existing programme. If you can't see a group that is appropriate for your babies age please with your name, baby's name, date birth, contact phone number.

To Book

To Book 'click' on the programme you want below, click 'select' on the programme fee option you want , then click 'view selection', 'book now' and complete the details requested. Please only select multiple tickets for multiple babies under the same carer (attendee). If booking for a friend complete a separate booking. If the course you want to join is fully booked please join the wait list; click on the session you want then click 'Join Wait List' and fill in the details.

All places are non refundable - Playcentre Aotearoa is under no obligation to refund or transfer your money in the event that you are unable to attend part of, or the entire programme. It may be possible to attend an alternative session but this is dependent upon availability and must be arranged with Programme Administrator

From 21 Apr 2021
May, 2021
3 Mon 12:30pm NZST Space at Mananui (Whakatane) Playcentre Monday PM babies born January - March 2021 CNI MAN#066
5 Wed 9:30am NZST Space at Omokoroa Playcentre Wednesday AM babies born October 2020 - Early March 2021 CNI OMO#165
12:15pm NZST Space at Omokoroa Playcentre Wednesday PM babies born June - September 2020 CNI OMO#158 **EXISTING PROGRAMME**
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