Childcare at Kiwi Ruby

Ruby is a friendly and interesting language, and the community is full of friendly and interesting people.

Thanks to Storypark, we can offer free onsite childcare at Te Papa available to all Kiwi Ruby conference attendees.

We'll have qualified, experienced nannies looking after children near the conference theatre and workshop rooms. Te Papa is a great place for kids, so they'll have no shortage of things to learn and do.

Childcare is available to children under 14 years of age. If you have any questions, get in touch with us at [email protected].

Chilcare registration is available through our ticketing link.

Why childcare?

It's important to us that Kiwi Ruby is accessible to lots of different people. Many parents, particularly sole parents and parents with pre-school children, have responsibilities that make it difficult to attend events, especially when they're in a different city or country.

Providing onsite childcare is an emerging norm in tech industry events, and we think it's a good one. Excellent Wellington events like Webstock and Kiwicon provide childcare, as do international tech events like Pycon AU and CSS Conf EU.

Made possible by

We believe it takes a community to raise a child, and have created Storypark in support of this belief. We are a digital documentation and communication platform that's built with Ruby, so the local development community is equally important to us. We want to nurture growth of all children, as well as those who are still children at heart!

Kiwi Ruby wouldn't be possible without
the support of our friends.

Moa sponsor

Lightning fast testing and delivery for all your software projects. Buildkite is a platform for running fast, secure, and scalable continuous integration pipelines on your own infrastructure.

Kiwi sponsors

Loyalty specialise in the clever use of data to help Kiwi businesses know more about their customers. Loyalty NZ is best known for the Fly Buys programme, New Zealand’s most loved loyalty programme.

Trineo uses Ruby to build world-class app ecosystems on Heroku. Our mission is to work in service of people and the planet. We hope you enjoy Kiwi Ruby!

Kererū sponsors

Flux is a software platform that makes it easier for you to run your energy retail business end-to-end while unlocking opportunities to innovate.

Boost are a team of technology professionals designing and building web and mobile apps from our office in central Wellington.

Flick Electric Co. is the electricity retailer giving Kiwis power over their power. We’re bringing honesty and transparency to an industry in serious need of a good shake-up.


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