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About Kids

We are a home base childcare company on the Kapiti Coast. Educators care for and educator children in their own home. Low ratio, wonderful team environment, professional development courses provided to support and educate educators.

Arbonne - Sarah O'Sullivan

Arbonne is a health and wellness company that offers ultra-premium quality, Swiss-formulated, gluten free and vegan certified skincare, makeup and now nutrition along with a sports range. It has only recently launched here in New Zealand in June last year, we’ve just had our first anniversary! Although it has been trading in several other countries around the world for 37 years.

Baby Box

Baby Box offers safe, high-quality baby and toddler gear in a friendly environment. We’re excited to announce our new store in Kapiti that makes it easy for families to find trusted brands like Maxi Cosi, Safety First, Touchwood, Haakaa, Weegoamigo and Close Parent.

Baby Love Knits

Hand knitted Baby Clothing 0-3 years on the Kapiti Coast sold nationally and internationally.

Baby Phunk

Affordable off shore phunky Children’s clothing that ranges from newborn to she 6 years.

Baby Sensory

Award-winning, sensory-rich baby development classes, where regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage will help promote rapid brain growth in your baby’s first year of life. We’ve done the research; so you and your baby can relax and enjoy the fun.

Bibbitty Baby

Quality handmade items for New mums and their babies. Makers of fantastic reusable breast pads

Booty Couture

Booty Couture specialise in reusable cloth nappies with a difference! Enchanting pieces include a range of design elements, from embroidery and applique to ruffles and Swarovski crystals. Home to one-of-a-kind “Inspiration” nappies, they are sure to set your little one apart from the rest!
Booty Couture also makes a range of cloth-friendly products to accompany our gorgeous nappies, and all are proudly handmade right here in New Zealand.

Braddock Interiors Ltd

Experts in window furnishings for more than 30 years, Braddock Interiors provide quality curtains and blinds at affordable prices. They will bring samples right to your door, anywhere in the greater Wellington region.

Braddock Interiors are open Monday to Saturday. The shop has a great selection of quality furniture and furnishings, including: cushions, couches, mirrors, and more!

Visit the shop at 17 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu, or phone 04 298 5927 to arrange a free measure and quote for new curtains or blinds.

04 298 5927

Cadie's Cakes

Cadie’s Cakes makes fresh home baked goods, that we sell to fundraise for local charities and community organisations. We are a not-for-profit organisation.

Charlie & Flo's

Charlie & Flo’s sell only premium pre-loved children’s clothing – fantastic quality clothing that is grown out, not worn out. Our collection is lovingly selected, from designer labels to one-of-a-kind handmade items to everyday brands. Our clothes are hand picked for quality and charm; there is only one of each item so they are all unique! We are easy on the environment and easy on your wallet. Have an adventure with Charlie & Flo’s

Chelsea House Early Childhood Centre

We are a Privately owned early childhood centre that has been providing care and education for families on the Kapiti Coast for nearly 18 years. We are passionate about providing quality care for children and building strong supportive partnerships with our parents.


Hot coffee, non caffeine based drinks and Mrs Higgins pre packed cookies

DAPA - Dreams Academy of Performing Arts

Dance, drama & musical theatre

Drion NZ

Drion NZ imports and distributes Drion sanitary products. We sell our products through most health & organic stores and online. Drion pads and liners are chemical-free, natural but also contain negative ions and far infrared energy which supports women’s health and wellbeing around menstruation and after childbirth. Drion are an amazingly absorbent and comfortable new generation of sanitary protection.


We are a small business dedicated to introducing fusion Indo-Portuguese cusine to New Zealand

Duo Photography

We specialise in Mobile Portrait Photography, We believe family photos should be fun not a chore. Our style is lively and natural designed to reflect your family’s life today

(022) 4001065

Educare Kapiti

Educare Kapiti are a family owned centre focused on forming new and trusting relationships with whanau and tamariki as well as creating a safe, natural environment for your children.

We have large natural indoor and outdoor play spaces where children lead the way through curiosity and discovering and a place where our values of Learn, Laugh, Play are the focus.

Education Angels In Home Childcare

Showing casing activities to be done with children

Fast-track Phonics

Fast-track Learning Ltd is a NZ owned and operated company. The directors are Robin and Margaret Corner. Margaret has over 25 years teaching experience and is a registered teacher


Firebird is in the business of international street food – handmade food with a range of meat, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options

Fussy Foods

Fussy Foods helps fussy eaters and frustrated parents get good nutritious food into their kids without all the fuss!


We provide a fun, easy platform for you to recycle your childrens wardrobes, and borrow more! Our Gurgl boxes are beautifully packaged and delivered monthly to growing families. We are taking the stress, time and expense out of clothing growing kids. With your help, we can save perfectly good clothing from going to waste, and give it back to growing kids who need them.

Jump After School

We are passionate about providing a balance of active fun and creative relaxing activities for your children. We have an awesome team of experienced staff who love to see children thrive in a healthy and safe environment.

Kapiti Antenatal Classes

Melissa Stevens offers antenatal classes in Kapiti which focus on many aspects of birth and early parenting. You will learn in a relaxed environment and gain skills and knowledge to set you up to be awesome parents. Melissa Stevens’ focuses on exploring many options for your birth so that you can make the choices which are best for you and your family.

Kapiti Baby Massage

We run the 5 week International Association of Infant Massage courses, designed for you to learn easy and effective massage techniques to help soothe and relax baby, bond and benefit from the myriad of positive effects that loving touch can bring to you, your baby and the whole family. Our classes are small, informal and baby-led, a perfect opportunity to meet other Mums and carers and have some relaxing time out for yourself. Classes are perfect for babies from birth to 12 months (or pre-crawling), and are run by Susan Proctor, a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Mum, and Aromatherapist

Kapiti Castles Limited

Kapiti Castles specialises in offering great service and an awesome choice of high quality inflatables to hire.

 Kapiti Castles are a locally owned and operated inflatable and party company and have been servicing the Kapiti Coast since 2009.

Kapiti Parents Centre

Kapiti Parents Centre has supported and educated families all over the Kapiti Coast for many years and is part of a nationwide organisation that values the role that parents play in our community.

Our core services include:
Childbirth Education
Little Wigglers Music classes for babies and toddlers
Parent Education Classes including Baby and You Classes

Little Earth Montessori-Kapiti

Little Earth Montessori-Kapiti is an early childhood education centre  catering to children from 6 months to 6 years old. We have recently opened our Infant and Toddler Room!

Our programme focuses on providing an exceptional Montessori educational environment which enables each child to become an independent, joyful, and courageous learner with a self keen-knowledge.

Little Earth is dedicated to maintaining an enviro-nature special character where children have access to natural environment, with animals and plants to inspire their sense of wonder and where they can reconnect with nature.

Little Soles

Selling gorgeous shoes for the little ones in your life. Nb – 5 years. Great for your own child or as gifts. Funky yet affordable.

Little Sprouts

Little Sprouts give out free life changing baby packs to families in need. These pack contain everything a baby needs at birth and are given out via our local charity partners including Birthright, the Woman’s Refuge and Barnados.

Lollipops Paraparaumu

Lollipops is a purpose built Early Childhood Centre based in the beautiful Kapiti Coast, we have supportive teachers who ensure children are happy, stimulated and engaged, the community and family support is important to us and we work closely together, we believe in doing practical things in a positive way – our children grow through full sensory based learning. We care about our planet, every child is unique, we teach and show respect, we connect tamariki with the natural world and foster love, respect and a custodial attitude to the environment we live in. We value harmony, we are at one with ourselves and each other, In our harmonious environment learning comes naturally.

Love Bubs

Love Bubs was created to make high quality baby and kids items. Everything is made with love for your bub

Macey’s Needle

Macey’s Needle provides bespoke and unique upcycled dolls. Each doll has been repainted and fitted with new clothing and shoes to create a fresh look.

Magic Sparks

Magic Sparks is a learning community, involving parents/ whanau, community members, teachers and children. We encourage the participation of the whole community in the following ways:
Settling in and transition routines that are based on the needs of individual children in consultation with parents/ whanau. We respect and acknowledge that parents/guardians are the primary carers and educators of their children; 
Daily verbal feedback and discussions about your child/ren;
Regular newsletters and updates; 
Parent information and notice boards; 
Parent meeting room, comfortable place for parents to meet with each other, members of our team or to relax and enjoy the reading material and information we have available for you to peruse; 
Parent evenings to discuss your child’s “Profile Books” to which parents/ whanau are invited;
Events for parents/ whanau and the community, such as Behaviour Guidance evenings, profile/parent evenings; 
Parents/ whanau and community invitations to events related to your child/ren’s learning experiences eg. Art exhibition, visiting theatre groups, and other trips and outings.


Crafty Decor to Inspire the thought of Gift Giving!

Mumma B Baby Boutique

Handmade baby items including Bibs, Teethers, Capsule’s and more.
Made with love from Mumma B

New Generation Licorice

Sales of Confectionery, Baby Knitting, headbands and bibs


Norsewear is an iconic NZ owned outdoor clothing company.

Norsewear. Take the road less traveled.


We all clean, but how much time do we have to do it with a house full of busy children running around?! Norwex cleaning cloths will not only save your time, but it will make cleaning up your children’s mess much easier to do and without any harsh cleaning chemicals! See it and try it to believe it!

NZ Baby Buggy/KinderPod

NZ Baby Buggy – Kiwi designed, Kiwi made for Kiwis Everest Single Baby Buggy that seats up to two

KinderPod – demos of the strongest and most adaptable baby travel systems available

Oils at Heart

100% pure Doterra  Essential oils to use in health and well-being, cooking and cleaning. Useful for Emotional well-being.

Paula's Furniture

Paula’s – Your local designer furniture store with all your favourite brands and unique décor. Inspiring you to create your own living and lifestyle home.


Well child assessment and family/whanau support

Porse In-Home Childcare

PORSE believes the primary attachments babies and toddlers make with parents and main caregivers influence their young minds for the rest of their lives. Decades of neuroscientific findings have made it clear the human brain does most of its wiring after birth and this is why PORSE is so passionate about care in a home environment, with one special caregiver.

Rimu Chiropractic Studio

At Rimu Chiropractic Studio we practice the art of holistic health.  

We provide chiropractic care supported by nutrition events, massage, yoga and boutique goods to the Kapiti Coast, based in Raumati Beach.

A destination for seeking short and long term health and wellness goals. Our patient experience is like no other and allows interaction with a sophisticated brand, service, carefully crafted environment, top-quality equipment and skilled practitioners to nurture your journey.

Rock Dogs Kapiti Coast

Mobile hotdog vendor catering events on the Kapiti coast and beyond

Scentsy - Monique Howell

Creating safe Scents from Warmers to Washing Products. From Body Range to Soft Toys. Yummy Scents, for Mamma and Bubba.

Secret Nana

Gorgeous hand made baby gift boxes for working nanas to give to new born grandbabies. Most nanas are still working, so Secret Nana will ensure your gift has the warm, handmade feel that is so important. (Not only nanas, but grandpas as well, aunties and uncles)
(06) 3288551

Sew Sweet Handmade

I create uniquely handmade clothing for children. My inspiration comes from bright colours, interesting fabrics and all things sweet in life!


We are passionate about water safety for under fives and believe parents make the best swim teachers. By using our materials parents will save thousands of dollars in swim school fees. Make sure your child is water safe and enjoy the fun process of teaching them to swim yourself!

Super Sleepers

I am a qualified Sleep Consultant here to help and support you & your family, providing gentle sleep solutions for your baby, toddler or child.

I am about to expand my business further, currently completing my Doula studies and look forward to working with families more by supporting them with their postpartum care.

Susan Brown

All of my products are handmade.

The magnet puzzles can be used on magnetic boards or walls and look great on the fridge.

The rings are perfect for summer and add a bit of fun and colour.

The hand decorated stretch and grows range from newborn to 18 months.
(027) 861 8921

Sweet Seat Ltd

Sweet Seat Ltd is a car seat specialist business based on thr Kapiti Coast. I am a qualified child restraint technician who sells and hires some if the top brands in children’s car seats. I also focus on installing car seats and teaching caregivers how to install and adjust their car seats correctly. Additionally, I hire out other baby products (portacots, high chairs, buggies and so on) on shoe term rentals – perfect for grandparents.

Taurima Health

Caring for you holistically and naturally, Judith of Taurima Health listens to your needs and offers an individualised relaxation massage.

Times Six Limited

We create beautiful, durable, reusable covers for children aged 0 to 98

Vanessa Johnson - Face Painting

Helping to entertain your children.
021 148 5418

Waikanae Montessori Preschool

Waikanae Montessori Preschool for children aged 2 years to 6 years old.