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BestStart Named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Childcare

Monday, 27 May 2024, 12:06 pm | BestStart

New Zealand’s leading early learning provider BestStart has been awarded the Most Trusted Brand in the Early Childhood Centre category for 2024. This is the fourth year New Zealanders have voted BestStart Most Trusted. More >>

BestStart Educare Welcomes Network Planning Repeal

Tuesday, 16 April 2024, 9:45 am | BestStart

“BestStart welcomes the announcement by Minister Seymour that they will be repealing network planning and removing the persons responsible changes,” says BestStart Educare Deputy Chief Executive Fiona Hughes. “The network planning process substantially ... More >>

BestStart Voted Top Early Childhood Educator Sixth Year In A Row

Monday, 20 November 2023, 1:33 pm | BestStart

BestStart Educare has once again scooped the coveted Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award for the sixth year in a row. BestStart is New Zealand’s largest early learning provider with over 260 centres, 4,500 staff and more than 18,000 children attending ... More >>

A Statement From The Wright Family

Sunday, 24 September 2023, 7:48 pm | BestStart

It is with immense sadness that the Wright Family announces the passing of Chloe Wright at her home in Omokoroa, Tauranga this weekend. As a humanitarian, Chloe dedicated her life to helping others, particularly young mothers, and children, in overcoming ... More >>

What Are Our Children Learning If They Are Just Playing?

Wednesday, 4 August 2021, 12:04 pm | BestStart

It’s common today for parents to believe that children must know how to count to 100 or be writing their names as they near school age. No one wants their child to "fall behind". When parents spend time at their child’s early childhood ... More >>

BestStart Statement – Ministry of Education 10-year strategy

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:01 pm | BestStart

BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, has cautiously welcomed the government’s 10-year strategy for early childhood education. More >>

BestStart scoops top Service Award

Monday, 25 November 2019, 4:04 pm | BestStart

BestStart Early Learning centres scooped the coveted Reader’s Digest Best Quality Service Award, Kindergarten Centre Operators Award for 2019. More >>

NZ’s largest early childhood provider recruits overseas

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:12 pm | BestStart

While welcoming the Government’s 10-Year Strategic Plan for early learning, BestStart, the country’s largest early childhood education provider, questions plans for more teachers given the acute shortage, says Fiona Hughes, Deputy CE. More >>

BestStart backs calls for before school check review

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 3:33 pm | BestStart

BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, is backing calls for a review of Before School Checks (B4SC). Clair Edgeler, National Teaching Manager, says that while BestStart applauds the providers of B4SC, a revised, more ... More >>

BestStart Educare names Tony Ryall as new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:34 am | BestStart

New Zealand’s largest provider of Early Childhood Education, BestStart Educare, today announced that Tony Ryall will be joining the company as Chief Executive, effective 1st August 2018. More >>

The policy governments failed to deliver

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:57 pm | BestStart

The country’s biggest early childhood provider says its not prepared to wait any longer for official action to address the overwhelming issues around obesity among our preschoolers. More >>




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