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$398.00 - Membership for 1 licensed centre or home-based ECE service.
The Benefits of Membership
As well as the pride that comes from being part of NZ's Early Childhood Network and being able to say this to your parents, prospective employees, ERO and others, there are other benefits too.
When you join ChildForum you will also get 6 MP4 video files from the Early Childhood Education and Care DVD which you can download for FREE, normally costing $45! The DVD covers not only the different service options, but also the negative and positive effects on children, costs for families, and answers many questions.
Who can join ChildForum? ChildForum is a nonpartisan ECE Network. Therefore anyone associated with the running or management of an ECE political lobby group or working as a contractor to a political lobbyist is not eligible for membership. This includes lobby groups such as the Early Childhood Council and the NZ Childcare Assn, and the businesses owned or operated by lobbyists (e.g. the NZ Tertiary College and Kindercare centres and staff are not eligible for membership). Exceptions to this rule can be made in special circumstances - please contact us and ask. (Please view the terms and conditions and returns and refunds policies).
What are the main conditions of Membership? In becoming a member of ChildForum you agree not to copy or share information from the members-only sections of this website with non-members or with other centres or home-based services within and outside of your group. You will not transfer your membership to anyone else as membership is non-transferable. You agree not to share your password or let anyone else access your membership account. You will not do anything to risk the security of your membership account.
How to Join or Renew Your Membership
1. When typing in your username, the username should be the name of your centre or home-based licensed name (e.g. "Jane's Early Learning Centre"). If you have more than one centre or home-based licence then go to the top of this page and follow the instructions to join your services as a group at a discounted rate.
2. Choose a unique password which you and the people working within your service only will know and use.
3. To join now, or renew your current membership, click on "ADD to CART" below, then continue through all of the checkout process until you click "CONFIRM ORDER", then indicate how you wish to pay and make payment.
If you would prefer to post a membership application to us, click here to download and print a copy of it.
Membership Payment and Approval Process. Your application for membership will be confirmed once payment has been received. This may take between 1 - 3 days if you pay by credit card or by Internet Banking. Activation of membership may take up to 2 - 3 weeks if paying by cheque. Payment by Internet Banking/direct credit is preferred and is a speedy option.
Pay By Electronic Banking to: ChildForum's BNZ Bank Account Number: 02 0528 0187061 00. In the details line please put in your name or the invoice number - so we know that the payment has come from you and no one else.
Pay by Cheque to: ChildForum, PO Box 58-078, Whitby, Porirua 5245, New Zealand.
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