About us

We are a group of home educating families who live in the Manawatu surrounding Palmerston North.  While many of our members are situated in or close to Palmerston North, others come from further afield: Feilding, Woodville, Pahiatua, Bulls, Marton, Tokomaru, Foxton.

Manawatu Home Educators offers a number of benefits to members – including social gatherings, member support, a variety of regular activities, a Resource Library housing a wide range of resources,  and much more.

We have a diverse range of members with many different homeschooling philosophies being followed.

Manawatu Home Educators has a proud history of connecting home educators in the Manawatu.

Manawatu Home Educators is registered with NZ Charities Services.  Our Charities Number is CC30262.

Our Purpose

The purposes of Manawatu Home Educators, based on Christian principles and values, are:

To be a supportive network for Home Educators from Manawatu and surrounding regions.

To be a resource hub to members.

Facilitating educational activities and events for members.

Why Join

Manawatu Home Educators
The social aspect of home educating is important for most home education families. Manawatu Home Educators offers a range of activities through which our children can develop their social skills with other people who range in age, knowledge, experience, skills, background, and development.
Manawatu Home Educators has its own Resource Library - a hub of resources that members can borrow.
Manawatu Home Educators support each other. Each family has their own strengths and challenges. Together, we help each other.
Manawatu Home Educators runs a wide variety of regular and one-off activities. Membership provides you with priority access to all our activities as well as the opportunity to organise activities that interest you and your family.