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fees

Our vision is to provide childcare you can trust and to make life easier for you. We make your morning easier by providing everything your child needs including nutritious home cooked meals, cows milk, cloth nappies, wipes and sunscreen, online journal access. If your child requires formula you can supply a tin or container for the day.

The above is all included in the fees below for their enrolled time.

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Te Kōpae 0-3-2.5/3 years (min 2 mini days)  Te Koko 2.5/3-6 years (min 3 mini days).

Half day-morning 4.5 hours 8 - 2:30

Half day-afternoon 4.5 hours 12:30 - 5:00

Mini day 6.5 hours

Full day 7 - 9.5 hours 7.45am – 5.15pm

*Because each child develops at his or her own pace, the age ranges are approximate only, children will move from one room to the next when he or she is ready.

additional information

To obtain a clear indication of the fees for your child, please contact us and we will be happy to provide this for you.

Full fees are payable 52 weeks of the year and have been calculated and spread over the year on this basis.

We are closed for a period over the Christmas New Years period (normally Christmas Eve onwards), notice will be given of these dates early in the year.

There are two teacher only days per year. No fees will be charged on these days and dates will be given at the beginning of the year.

20 Hours ECE

Ruru House participates in the Government’s “20 Hours ECE” scheme for children over 3 years of age. Parents and guardians are required to complete an attestation form stating the days and hours (up to 6 hours per day, 20 hours per week) they want provided by Ruru House under this scheme.

If would like information regarding child care subsidy payment click here.

To see the current child care subsidy income thresholds you can find those here.

Every baby has three wishes: they wish to feel safe, they wish to feel loved, and they wish to feel respected
— Pennie Brownlee