Inclusions

The Au Pair New Zealand programme includes...

Package only option

  • Free assistance pre - arranging your placement with a fully screened, safe host family in New Zealand
  • Accommodation and food, with your matched host family
  • 3 day arrival orientation and on-going support from a qualified Early Childhood Education teacher 
  • Child first aid training and certificate from St John (including CPR)
  • NZ Bank account set up and NZ sim card for your mobile phone
  • Exclusive travel discounts and access to New Zealand’s largest au pair network

Flight option package 

  • Return flights to New Zealand plus transfers
  • Free assistance pre - arranging your placement with a fully screened, safe host family in New Zealand
  • Accommodation and food, with your matched host family
  • 3 day arrival orientation and on-going support from a qualified Early Childhood Education teacher 
  • Child first aid training and certificate from St John (including CPR)
  • NZ Bank account set up and NZ sim card for your mobile phone 
  • Full travel and medical insurance for the duration of your stay
  • Exclusive travel discounts and access to New Zealand’s largest au pair network

Arrival orientation

Upon arriving in New Zealand, you will undertake a mandatory 3 day orientation course held in Auckland. ​The course will help you to acclimatise in New Zealand so that you are ready to join your host family, and prepare you with the tools necessary for the year ahead.

The orientation includes: 

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Auckland including all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) 
  • Child First Aid course – conducted by St John’s Ambulance, this is a practical course and teaches CPR and choking management along with providing information about handling common childhood injuries and medical conditions. Topics covered include; burns, poisoning, asthma, control of bleeding and Meningococcal disease 
  • Driving lessons - theoretical driving lessons conducted by a professional driving instructor. 
  • Childcare workshops – conducted by a qualified Early Childhood Education teacher and Family Programme Managers. This includes an introduction to Te Whāriki, the New Zealand Ministry of Education programme that encourages activities and experiences for children to develop their knowledge, skills and interests that support them to become confident learners and communicators; guiding social behaviour; children’s food and nutrition and more 
  • Bank account set up - in partnership with Westpac bank, you’ll be given assistance in setting up a New Zealand bank account. 
  • 2 Degrees SIM card - you will be given a SIM card, which provides them with a New Zealand phone number, which they can use on your existing mobile phone 
  • An introduction to being an Au Pair in New Zealand – including English lessons, Kiwi jargon ...and so much more! 

Over and above this initial 3 day orientation course, as part of our programme, you’ll receive on-going professional learning opportunities throughout the year by a qualified Early Childhood Education teacher.