Space at Hutt, Wellington and Wairarapa Playcentres

Space for you and your baby at Playcentre 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 a video on what Space for You and Your baby is all about.

Click here to see how Playcentre offers the perfect environment for you and your baby.


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Programme Fees

Option 1: PAY NOW $99 Discounted Rate (from $105)
Option 2: PAY $105 - $45 NOW and $60 by Week 10 of programme

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

Twins receive a reduced programme fee for the second child. To book Child 1 choose Programme Fee Option 1 or Option 2. For Child 2 complete Option 2 only. Child 2 will be charged a total fee of $45 ONLY (ie. will not be invoiced for the remainder of the fee)

Refund policy

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

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 will be more than 5 months or older when the next Space groups start, there a place may be available in an existing programme. If you can't see a group that is appropriate for your babies age, please email with your name, baby's name, date birth and preferred Space group location.

To Book

To book, click on the programme you want below, click 'select' on the programme fee 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.

Click here to see all new Space groups - for babies born July to September 2020

Click here to see all existing Space groups - for all older babies

New Groups
From 22 Sep 2020
September, 2020
23 Wed 12:15pm - 2:45pm **Existing group - Space at Hataitai Playcentre Wednesday PM babies born January - March 2020 LNI HAT#434
12 Mon 12pm - 2:30pm **Existing group** Space at Miramar Playcentre Monday PM babies born April - June 2020 LNI MIR#426
13 Tue 12:15pm - 2:45pm Space and beyond at Tawa Linden Playcentre Tuesday PM babies born in 2019
12:30pm - 3pm Space and beyond at Newtown Playcentre Tuesday PM babies born between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2020
14 Wed 12:15pm - 2:45pm Space and beyond at Lower Hutt Playcentre Wednesday PM babies born in 2019
Times shown in timezone: Auckland