After heaps of behind-the-scenes work with their team, we are very excited to announce a partnership with Mystery Science. Mystery Science offer popular online science lessons for primary-school aged children, which anyone can do from home. Their homeschool pricing is normally $US79 per year (approx $120 NZ dollars), which is discounted over 50% for NCHENZ families to $58 NZD per family.

The subscription runs from 1st July 2022 to 30th June 2023. There are no extra intakes during the year. We must have a minimum of 100 subscribers to go ahead with this subscription.


To subscribe:

Email Nadia at with your name and your NCHENZ membership number, and then make payment (see below for account details). To take up this offer you must be a member of NCHENZ and remain a member for the duration of this subscription period. Membership is free and very easy to complete, go to our Family Membership form. If you don’t know your NCHENZ membership number click here to request it. Please wait until you have your membership number before subscribing and ensure you use your membership number, your last name, and “science” as the reference when making payment


Who administers this program:

Nadia Sole manages this program. She is a homeschooling mum in Christchurch who volunteers on the NCHENZ Executive Committee. She is not employed by Mystery Science. Every single member of the committee is a volunteer. They all have lives outside of the committee, they all have children they homeschool. Some of the Committee members volunteer within their communities, some have part time jobs or work from home. Be kind to these people, they do an amazing job for all New Zealand home educators.



$58 per family subscription for 1 year access
Kiwibank account 38-9014-0162108-02
Account name: National Council of Home Educators NZ Inc
Reference: Your last name with the reference “science” and your NCHENZ membership number

Note, if you make a manual over-the-counter deposit at the bank then please add an additional $3 as this is what the bank charges NCHENZ.


What happens next:

Nadia will confirm when your payment is received, and on the start date you’ll hear her with instructions on how to log in to Mystery Science. Please ensure you check your Spam folder if you don’t hear from her.


Refund policy:

The NCHENZ policy is not to give refunds if you change your mind after making payment unless there are exceptional circumstances. If you feel you have exceptional reasons for requesting a refund, please write to the NCHENZ Committee at and they will consider your request. NCHENZ will have paid the supplier for your subscription so any refund is dependent on NCHENZ being able to ‘re-sell’ your subscription to another member. This may not be at the same price you paid for the subscription. In the case where a refund is approved, the amount will depend on the ‘re-sale’ price and the price NCHENZ paid the supplier for the subscription. Any refund will be paid to the original payer only and a NZ bank account number must be provided. An administration fee of $5/subscription will be deducted from all refunds.


Please note:

While NCHENZ is appreciative of being able to offer a reduced Mystery Science subscription to members, please note that this should not be seen as an endorsement or promotion of the program. We offer this as a service to our members simply because the opportunity has arisen and we think our members will be interested.


At a glance …

  • Mystery Science offer very popular online science lessons for primary-school aged children which anyone can do from home
  • Pricing $58 per family subscription
  • Enrolment opens in late May each year, the subscription begins 1st July and ends 30th June the following year
  • Email with your name and your NCHENZ membership number
  • You must be home educating (or intending to) and a member of NCHENZ
  • Make payment to the NCHENZ Kiwibank account 38-9014-0162108-02


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