Auckland Based Homeschool Resource Suppliers
You can find all sorts of curriculum guides and resources at the library: maths curriculums including Life of Fred books, homeschooling books for parents, audio books, etc.
Local Bookstores and Other Stores
Whitcoulls, Paper Plus, Warehouse Stationery, $2 Shops etc. Find various books for handwriting, maths, English, and more.
Kohia Education Centre
Part of the University of Auckland’s teachers’ training college. Visit the shop in Epsom Ave and make use of the wide variety of excellent resources for teaching primary aged children.
Location: Epsom, Auckland
Better Way Books
Home schooling family business serving the Christian community since 1999. Home Education Catalogue available on request.
Contact Brenda and Paul Hill
Location: Manurewa, Auckland
Phone: 09 266 5389
Suppliers of quality Christian based homeschool curriculum. We order from the States, so you don’t have to. Suppliers of Rod and Staff, Creation Research material, Pathway Readers, Targeting Handwriting, Graham Braddock, Story of the World, Apologia Science. Check out our website or contact us with your questions or orders
Family Maths Charitable Trust
Helping you to help your child with maths.
Publishers of the Interact Curriculum; a series of Christian based unit study workbooks.
Location: Whangaparoa, Auckland
Phone: 09 424 3700
Home educating family who organise outings and lessons
Numicon is a multi-sensory maths programme designed for 3 years and older with many games and activities. It has also been a proven success for children with dyslexia, gifted with learning challenges, Down Syndrome, autism and the blind. Margi at Numicon is available for personal consultation and training, based in Auckland, but with contacts throughout NZ to give support.
Wheelers Book Club
Eton Press Ltd
‘Your Mathematical Solution’
Major supplier of NZ curriculum textbooks, study guides and workbooks to schools. Available at a discount to home educating families.
Location: Mangere, Auckland
Phone: 09 256 0831 or 0800 372 266
Nationwide/Online Resource Suppliers
Home Education NZ (HENZ)
Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E.) School of Tomorrow programme.
Literacy and Maths Online NZ
The software offered as part of the Literacy and Maths subscription is normally only available to schools – however by using our online literacy service, homes users now have the opportunity to use these award winning resources.
Christian Education Services had been operating for over ten years, supplying homeschoolers and schools with quality educational materials including Apologia, A Beka Books, Memoria Press, Bluestocking Press, Spectrum, Daily Grams, Modern Curriculum Press, Saxon Maths, Learning Language Arts Through Literature, Pathway Publishers, Sally Clarkson, Progeny Press, Diana Waring History Alive, Nothing New Press, Five in a Row, Managers of Their Homes and other Teri Maxwell, Ruth Beechick, Truth Quest History and numerous worldview titles.
Phone: 09 434 6626
Christ in Education Ltd (CiE) offers a range of educational tuition programmes on DVD including resources for school, home-school and English Second Language (ESL) students for the following subjects: Maths, Physics, Science, Chemistry, Biology, English and Spanish.
Many resources fit with NCEA. New CiE resources are currently being developed.
Engaging Minds (incorporating Tisa Education)
NZ Suppliers of Maths Smart, Beast Academy, Handwriting Without Tears, Life of Fred and many ‘hands on’ resources, board games, and curriculum for home education.
LearnEx Educational Services
NZ Suppliers of Math-u-See, AVKO, Fitzroy Readers and other titles. Run by Nigel and Heather Taylor, a home educating family based in Hamilton.
Solutions NZ Ltd was created for people with special needs and their families/whanau and carers. Maree has had many years experience with people with autism and as well as being a parent education trainer, is also the mother of sons with autism spectrum disorders. Not specifically a homeschooling supplier but Solutions NZ are the NZ suppliers of Handwriting Without Tears which is used by homeschoolers.
Tutors and Tuition Services
Homeschool Family Life (formerly The Broad Room)
Serving the home education community in Auckland by providing quality courses for parents.
William Bassett – Technology Teacher
Bill teaches technology to home educated students. The classes are for students from age 10 up, and cover electronics, woodwork and metalwork, and can suit those teens seeking NCEA credits in technology. Bill is a registered teacher.
Address: 78 Elliott Street, Papakura, Auckland
Phone: 09 296 2126 or 027 216 7704
Science for Home Educators
A website about science courses held both online and in various places around New Zealand as well as educational science kits to hire – specifically for home educators in New Zealand.
Koru HS offers private tuition in Mathematics and Language (Reading, Phonics, Spelling, Writing and Grammar).
I have over 17 years experience as a tutor. I’m available for tutoring between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Location: Bucklands Beach, Auckland
Julie Thompson is a qualified Dyslexia tutor (BSc Speech-language Therapy, Dip Specific Learning Difficulties)
She lives in the Eastern Bays area of Auckland.
She charges $200 for a comprehensive assessment and report. Weekly tuition is $40.
Phone: 09 575 3460
Kip McGraph Education Centres
Homeschool students welcome. Tutors are all qualified teachers and tutor English and Maths to groups of 4-5 students, and Physics and Chemistry as well at NCEA level.
Stephen Mackay — Woodworking lessons
Stephen’s background is in industrial design. In the last thirteen years, he has developed a successful teaching career in the special needs sector. As a qualified, secondary trained, Design & Technology teacher Stephen is passionate about making things and helping others make things. Stephen offers tailored private woodworking lessons for home educated students.
New Zealand Ministry of Education (MOE)
Education Review office (ERO)
New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)
Careers Information Government funded services
National Library of New Zealand
Fax them a copy of your exemption and you will have access to the library that the teacher’s use, including videos, books, tapes, games etc.
S.A.T. Tests in New Zealand – available from:
Scholastic Achievement Tests can be used as an indicator of ability for university entrance and are available through Fulbright New Zealand.
The Kids Journal
The Kids Journal is a 40 page magazine published quarterly, by home schoolers for home schoolers. For more information or to send in work for publishing or to order your copies contact us at:
Send them a copy of your child’s exemption and receive the syllabus for the national curriculum, free of charge.
Phone: 04 472 5522