Nanny/​Child Carer

Kaitiaki Tamariki

Nannies/child carers are responsible for the care, well-being and education of infants, toddlers and children in the home.


Nannies/child carers usually earn

$14-$25 per hour

Source: Nanny Education Organisation of New Zealand and Statistics New Zealand.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a full-time job as a nanny/child carer are average in most parts of the country, but good in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.
Louise Carr-Smith supervises a toddler eating a banana.

Nannies/child carers plan and supervise children's daily activities

Last updated 26 January 2017