Membership benefits

Ngā huanga mematanga

Belong to an active, bicultural organisation dedicated to ensuring all our tamariki receive a strong start to their life-long learning journey

Enjoy access to up-to-date information, guidance, and professional learning and development programmes 

Help shape government policy for early childhood education (ECE) and teacher education.


Members enjoy:

  • A fortnightly e-newsletter, Member Update, with the latest news and information on early childhood education (ECE) sector developments and initiatives
  • Seeing their voice reflected in Te Rito Maioha's ECE advocacy
  • Discounted rates for professional learning and development programmes
  • Discounted rates for attending Te Rito Maioha's annual conference
  • Access to Early Childhood Advisory Committee (ECAC) meeting reports.

Centre and Group members enjoy all of the above, plus the added benefits of:

  • Access to human resources and management advice during business hours
  • Access to resources and our employer handbook through our member's only section of the website
  • Discounted bargaining fees to be part of ECE Collective Agreement (ECECA)
  • Preferred supplier discounts that will save your centre money.