ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary Education

ChildForum Office of Pre-Primary EducationInforms and works to raise standards in the ECE sector
Represents the sector
Research publisher (NZ-International Research in ECE Journal)
Supports the Parent and Whānau information service (
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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.

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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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  • Or post a cheque to ChildForum, PO Bo 58-078, Porirua, 5245, New Zealand.

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Membership Options


Who is this for?
Teachers, Eductors, Lecturers, Policy Advisors - any indivdual with an interest in ECE

$98.00 12 months from the date of joining
$60.00 6 months student-only

Choose your own personal username and password
(Note that this membership does not give access to specialist ECE Service members-only info and support) 

ECE Service Organisation

Who is this for?
Centres, home-based, hospital-based, playgroups ... established or newly licensed.

$198.00 12 months per standalone licensed service
Special rates for organisations with more than 1 licensed service

This membership gives access to professional & research materials enjoyed by individual members PLUS ECE service management area info and support. 

Library NZ-International Research
in ECE Journal Subscriber

Who is this for?
Universities, Polytechnics and organisations wishing to have online access to the NZ-Int Research in ECE journal (includes all past and current issues) 

$125.00 annual subscription, renewable in November each year

A username and password for your library users linked to your IP address.