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Space at North Shore Playcentres

Space for you and your baby at North Shore 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.

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

for a 3 term programme (approx. 30 weeks)

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 or debit card OR you want to apply for a WINZ Childcare Subsidy OR need to arrange a payment plan, please contact

Twin 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)

WINZ Childcare Subsidy

WINZ Childcare Assistance is available to cover the cost of your Space fees, if you would like forms sent to you please email

Babies over 5 months old

There maybe a place available in an existing programme. If you can't see a group that is appropriate for your babies age please contact ph 09 838 8849 with your name, baby's date birth, contact phone number and the area you live in.

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 mulitple 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

Please note, as we receive our funding from the Ministry of Education, if you are unable to attend one of the first two weeks and at least one in every four weeks after that then due to Ministry of Education requirements, we may not be able to hold your place. Please contact us directly if you need to discuss this further,

From 7 Dec 2023
February, 2024
7 Wed 9:15am NZDT Space at Takapuna Playcentre Wednesday AM babies born October 2023 - January 2024 UNI TAK#566
9:30am NZDT Space at Silverdale Playcentre Wednesday AM babies born October 2023 - January 2024 UNI SIL#562
8 Thu 9:15am NZDT Space at Narrowneck Playcentre Thursday AM babies born October 2023 - January 2024 UNI NAR#563
9:15am NZDT Space at Windy Ridge Playcentre Thursday AM babies born October 2023 - January 2024 UNI WDR#565
9 Fri 12:30pm NZDT Space at Onepoto Playcentre Friday PM babies born October 2023 - January 2024 UNI ONP#561
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