Learn More About APT Childcare

Initially developed in the early 1990s as a DOS application for a small section of the sector that used PC’s. Re-engineered in 1999 for Windows and now available as desktop/network or cloud-based.

25 Years of Progress

25 years of development and depth of features

Best-In-Class Support

A Dedicated team of support staff available to help you!

Used By The Best

Helping over 1400 MoE Services with administration

Works Around You

Compatible with cloud, desktop and LAN systems

Kiwi Developed and Operated!

Our Kiwi lead office is located in Palmerston North, meaning we’re here for you when you need our support. We can also stay up to date with everything happening in New Zealand’s early education sector.

Our team is highly knowledgable in funding and compliance regulations for Childcare centres which has formed a highly reliable system from development to support.

We’re constantly upgrading and improving our software through our IT operations, we’re able to assist with bespoke development requests that can benefit all of our users within a short time frame.

Meet Our Team

Our team has grown substantially over the past 25 years, meet some of our friendly faces behind the software here.


Martin qualified with a degree in Computer Science over 40 years ago. Since then he has developed software and databases for a range of businesses. He enjoys the ongoing and rapid change in the IT industry. He is currently involved full time in the development of Apt Childcare. In his spare time he enjoys tramping and photography.


Julie joined the Apt Childcare team in 2013 from an IT technical support backgroud. She has worked as an IT professional for more years than she's willing to share but still enjoys the changing enviroment.


After completing a BAVI degree from UCOL, Nic joined us in 2016 to strengthen our support team.

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