Toni and Robin Christie

Toni and Robin Christie of Wellington, New Zealand will be featured International Keynote Presenters at the 2017 Conference!

Toni and Robin ChristieToni and Robin Christie founded Childspace Early Learning Centres and subsequently the Childspace Early Childhood Institute in Wellington, New Zealand. They began their careers in early childhood with a small centre in their own home and have both taught early childhood for various ages and contexts. Currently their work involves teaching adults about the importance of the early years. Toni and Robin have written books and resources, they publish a quarterly magazine, hold annual conferences, design and build environments for children, inspire early childhood practitioners through their keynote and workshop presentations, and they love their jobs!


Toni and Robin believe that early childhood is the most significant stage of every person’s development. They are driven to provide practical, relevant, natural and aesthetic resources and environments for all who play and work with very young children. They have applied their talents throughout New Zealand and Australia as well as other parts of the World such as Canada, Cook Islands, Denmark, Germany, Fiji, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Scotland, India, Singapore and the United States.