Licensing Information

Happi ECE Limited is licensed by the Ministry of Education and offers WINZ and 20 ECE Hours subsidies. We are currently licenced in Christchurch. 

The Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008 can be found here.

The Licensing Criteria for Home-based Education and Care Services 2008 can be found here.

The License, ERO reports,  and Policies are available for you to read. Simply contact Happi HQ ( for a copy.

Happi must have one person responsible (Happi Partnership Teacher) who holds a recognised qualification, for every 50 children attending at any one time. For the name and qualifications of our Partnerhip Teachers, please contact Happi HQ (

Hours of operation

Happi operates Monday to Friday. We are closed on Anniversary and Public Holidays. The Ministry of Education does not fund Public Holidays.

We also close down for two weeks over Christmas. Fees are not charged during this holiday period or when your Happi Educarer takes an additional holiday.