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I'm Brenda

from Auckland

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Hi I am a mature woman with many years of nanny experience, in New Zealand and overseas. I also have a daughter who is now 27, living in Sydney. I love dogs and polite cats! I have lots of experience (and success stories, references available) in supporting children with their homework (not doing it for them!) and helping them become independent young people ready to take on the world. I cook delicious, nutritious nourishing meals (one meal for the whole family) and happily prepare healthy lunch boxes for school. I won't do anyone's housework, as I have my own house to clean and keep tidy, but will happily fold washing if time permits. I love to read to children and assist them with their reading or play games to assist with their reading and comprehension. I am a compulsive reader myself plus a writer. I don't let children waste time on television or computers in an afternoon unless homework is completed on the computer, but I supervise carefully to make sure homework only is being completed. I don't tolerate rudeness, lack of respect or bad manners from children (big or small)!

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Last Logged In

over 3 months ago *



Travel Distance

20km (max.)

English Fluent




Driver Licence Type


Has Own Transport


Education Level

University / Polytech Graduate

Education Provider

Wellpark College, Grey Lynn.


Massage Therapist/Reiki Master 3A/Writer - Diploma in Creative Writing

Interests & Hobbies

I am a mature woman with years of nanny experience, starting when I was living overseas at 21 years... show more

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Summary of Experience

I love to assist with reading and comprehension... and reading to children. My own daughter has a BA in English Literature and I am a writer. I am a Massage Therapist/Reiki practitioner with my own corporate and private clients. I am interested in food, nutrition and cooking as I come from a Croatian family of great cooks. I have been a teacher aide for a child with severe special needs and spent many years doing reading recovery and reading with children in primary school.


40 years experience

Ages Experience

Newborns (under 3 months), Toddlers (1-4 years), Children (4-11 years) and Teenagers (12+ years)

Will Care For

3 Children (max.)

Overnight Stays


Willing to Live In


Own Children


Additional Capabilities

Care for Pets, Collect Mail, Cooking/Meal Preparation, Homework Help and Set Alarm Systems... show all


Baking, Library Visits, Puzzles, Reading and Swimming Pool Visits... show all

Services & Rates

Brenda offers the following Childcare services


28 - 30 / hour

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