ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationLead advisor on early childhood care and education 
National membership 

Publisher of the New Zealand-International Research in Early Childhood Journal


ChildForum Online Store

Articles, journal books, Childcare quality and choices DVDs


Journal individual articles or select books 

NZ Int Reseach ECE journal picSingle article PDF 
Select and purchase a PDF copy of any article published in the Journal for personal use only. To see the articles available click on the link to go to the contents page  article titles, author names, and publication date

  • Articles are $18.00 each, per pdf copy 

We have a limited number of past publications of the NZRECE Journal up to Volume 14, 2014.  To check out the contents or articles in each journal volume click here for more information.  Obtain a set of any 6 past issues of the journals shown below for just $100.00 - this is a tremendous saving.  Or purchase individually:

Vol. 17, 2014 - $29.00

Vol. 15, 2012 - $22.90

Vol. 14, 2011 - $22.90

 Vol. 13, 2010 - $22.90

 Vol. 10, 2007 - $19.90  Vol. 9, 2006 - $19.90  Vol. 8, 2005 - $19.90  Vol. 6, 2003 - $19.00

Should a particular volume no longer be available we will contact you and give you the choice of replacement or provide a refund. 

To order - Email your order to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and state: 

  1. the journal book, or the title and author of the article you wish to purchase (if you wish to purchase two or more articles, list each clearly to make sure you receive what you want).  
  2. the date that you have made payment by internet banking or by credit card.
  3. what email address you want the pdf article sent to, or what postal address you want the books sent to.

Pay by direct credit from your bank account to ChildForum's account: 02 0528 0187061 00. In the details line put in your name and the date of your order/email so we know the payment is from you.

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Your order will not be sent  until payment is received.


What you want to know ece

DVD for parents and students on the features and quality of early childhood services New Zealand 

A range of options for the care and education of young children are shown in this beautiful NZ made DVD:

  • Family daycare arrangements (also known as home-based services)
  • Preschool and childcare centres including kindergartens, daycare, Nga Kohanga Reo and Pacific Island language centres
  • Playcentres
  • Nannies and babysitters
  • Shared childcare arrangements with another family
  • Having your child at work with you

What you can expect to see children doing and learning in licensed services is discussed in this DVD.

The benefits and the disadvantages of using a childcare/early education service are covered.

Guidance for selecting a service is provided including reasons for the importance of a good match between service, the child and the family.

The final part of the DVD covers a broad range of questions from the perspectives of parents, teachers, early childhood leaders and health professionals.

Price:  $15.90 per DVD (plus $5 postage & handling) 


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Other Payment Instructions

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Please note that GST is not applicable.

  • ChildForum's bank account number is:  02 0528 0187061 00.  When making payment on-line by direct credit, please include the invoice number or your name in the details line so we know that you have made the payment.
  • Or post a cheque to ChildForum, PO Bo 58-078, Porirua, 5245, New Zealand.

Membership Options


Who is this for?
Ideal for parents, students, teachers, researchers, teacher educators, policy analysts and children's specialists.
$98.00 12 months from the date of joining
or for students $60.00 short-term 6 month access.
Your own personal username and password.

ECE Service 
Group Membership

Who is this for?
A service that has licenced one or more ECE services with the Ministry of Education (including home-based, parent, and teacher-led).
Starting from $198.00. Provides 12 months membership from the date of joining.
A shared username and password for your service group.

NZ-International Research in
ECE Journal Subscription

Who is this for?
Libraries, universities, polytechnics and organisations wishing to have access to the NZIRECE published journal and its articles.
$150.00 annual renewable in November each year.
A username and password or IP address access.