au pair 123

Our most popular programme, for au pairs working with at least one child under five.

Make a lasting difference to the lives of children on our most popular programme – Au Pair 123!


You’ll care for at least one child under the age of five, helping them to learn and grow in their own way. We’ll link you with your own early childhood education teacher to guide you through the programme, as well as organise weekly playgroups, educational and fun outings, childcare workshops… and much more!

what’s included?

Free room and meals

Live-in with your host family and enjoy famous kiwi hospitality.

Weekly wage

Earn between $200-260NZD.

Completion bonus

Up to $1040 at the end of your placement ($20 per week).

Placement guarantee

Up to 5 days paid accommodation if you need to re-match with another host family.


Full support.

Including comprehensive online training courses.

World-leading educational programme.

Extend your knowledge, skills and qualifications.

First Aid training.

Gain internationally-recognised Child First Aid training.

Travel discounts.

Exclusive travel discounts throughout New Zealand and the Pacific.

Safe, trusted placement.

Access to a large pool of fully screened host families.

can I apply?

Are aged between 18-30 years.
Have a valid driver’s licence.
Speak English to a good standard.
Meet New Zealand visa requirements.
Have a clean police record.
Have at least 200 hours previous childcare experience.
Want to spend 2-12 months living with a family in New Zealand.