BJ’s Childcare caters for 2-5 year olds, we are only licensed for up to 30 children at any one time. At BJ’s we recognise parents have more choices available when considering childcare choices.

Phone  0800 459 1778 or pop into our Whangarei office and find out what we have to offer your family or email

BJ’s Childcare centre opened in February 2013 opened up a childcare centre for 2-5 year olds, both are licensed to the Ministry of Education and the centre and office is located at 15 Moody Ave, Whau Valley, Whangarei.

BJ’s Childcare is proud to be locally owned and operated by Directors : Betje and Brett Read.

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BJ’s Childcare acknowledge and use the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whaariki as the guiding document that influences our work with children. Valuing the concept of Ākonga, being teachers and learners together.

BJ’s Childcare Centre

  • Children aged 2-5 year olds
  • 8am to 5pm Monday – Friday and licensed for Saturday childcare if required.
  • 1 – 10 ratio
  • WINZ subsidies are available for parents
  • 20 hours ECE for 3 & 4 year olds
  • Licensed for 30 children
  • Family orientated teachers caring for your child/ren.
  •  BJ’s Childcare Centre situated in Whangarei.
  • The centre provides E portfolios through Educa
  • Magic Caterpillar – building blocks to literacy learning programme