Welcome to The Home Educators’ Network – Waikato
a network of supplying information and connecting families to the information they need

We are a large inclusive group based in Hamilton, supporting home educating families in the Waikato District.

Join our network and receive the following benefits:

  • Share and receive home education information with the largest support network of home educators in the Waikato
  • Receive an activities list and calendar emailed to you at the start of each term, with details of all notified activities and classes available in the Waikato (including home education social groups and community classes catering to home educators, with detailed info about the activities, venues, contacts, etc.)
  • Connect with other home educators in your community, either online via Facebook or by attending various events of your choice
  • Access subsidized Swimsafe lessons organized through our local public pools (offered each term, levels 1-10 usually taught at Gallagher and occasionally at Waterworld)
  • Access subsidized fully certified Red Cross first aid courses (offered biennially)
  • Free hire of excellent telescope or microscope kits ($20 refundable bond required)
  • Prior to filing your new home education exemption with the Ministry of Education, one of our MOE liaisons will happily look over your exemption application and provide advisory feedback
  • Free advertising of your home or commercial business