Membership benefits

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Professional development

Access a range of PLD opportunities at free or discounted member rates.

He Kete Taonga

Access a range of resources to support your te ao Māori journey. 




Te Reo Pantry | He Pātaka Reo

He Pātaka Reo is an online course designed to support you in speaking te reo Māori. Access is free for members.

ECECA bargaining

Centre members who request Te Rito Maioha to act on their behalf as their ECECA bargaining agent receive significant discount on their bargaining fees.


Library and research

Members have free access to the Open Polytechnic library and research.



Access a range of information and links, including the recording of the members only workshop: 'Understanding Self-Care'.

Human resource advice

Membership offers you access to information, advice and valuable guidance from our inhouse HR specialist during business hours.

Member publications

Receive up to date information, developments and research relevant to the ECE sector direct to your inbox.

Advocacy and consultation

We actively seek member views when making submissions and represent ECE sector interests on a variety of advisory groups and forums.

Te Rito Maioha Rules and AGM

The Annual General Meeting gives members an opportunity to guide us in how we conduct official business.

Governance and management

Access a range of fact sheets and templates based on centre governance, management and administration best practice.

Membership perks

Receive discounted rates for venue and meeting room hire and opportunities to contribute including live Q&A sessions.

Preferred suppliers

Take advantage of member discounts from our range of preferred suppliers.

Covid-19 centre advice

You will find our advice for centres to help with this difficult time.