Calendar

Feb
27
Thu
Champion Your Needs Workshop (Te Awamutu)
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs!

Parents and full-time caregivers caring for children with a disability or health impairment are invited to learn more about how to become a disability champion.

Learn how to plan for, raise issues at and negotiate during meetings. The workshop covers active listening and questioning skills, negotiating, planning, and challenging assumptions.

Admin fee: $25 payable upon booking via internet banking. Grants are available to cover this cost on request

This workshop is made possible thanks to funding from Waikato Farmers Trust.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Helen on 0204 164 1133  or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Click here to register*

*Registrations will be confirmed mid to late January 2020.

Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Put the little ones to bed and join us for a sweet retreat 🍰 and chat 💬 at our new parent support group. If your teen is keen, they are more than welcome too 😎

Please bring a dessert to share.

Note that this support group is for families caring for kids with disabilities and health issues.

Meet-ups are the last Thursday of every month.

Please RSVP with any dietary requirements to janef@parent2parent.org.nz for catering purposes.

Feb
28
Fri
Autism Coffee Group (Kerikeri)
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm

This coffee group is for parents of autistic children of any age. It’s a great way to meet other parents walking a similar path to your own sharing the same experiences. Have a complimentary coffee on us in a relaxed and informal environment!  You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

All welcome.

Meet ups are the last Friday of every month.. If you have any questions contact Don on 027 808 3942 or email northland@parent2parent.org.nz

Whānau Awhi Swim Group (Whakatane)
Feb 28 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Support your child in the water, help them build confidence and learn new skills. 

We invite you to join us every Friday for this unique swimming group for families who have children with disabilities and health impairments. 

You know your child best and what their needs are in the water. Jump in and meet other families who walk a similar path to your own, support each other in a non-judgemental environment and make new friends.  

Friday November 8th! Swimming NZ is doing a lesson on water safety/survival skills to up-skill parents and offer tips and tricks.

These swimming sessions are made possible thanks to Kiwi Sport. 

For any queries please contact Jane on 0508 236 236 or email cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

Click here to RSVP

Feb
29
Sat
SibDay Adventures
Feb 29 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Come along for a short rewarding walk right here in the Hawkes Bay!

Tangoio Falls offers a short and long option walk that is great for children of all ages. There is a wonderful waterfall that you can take a dip in as well.

This event is for siblings of all ages. For this event to go ahead there must be a parent attending and at least 5 registrations.

RSVP by email to blanchep@parent2parent.org.nz with names and ages of people attending.

Take this opportunity to connect with other siblings or simply get out into nature!

Autism Support & Playgroup (Titirangi)
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

In collaboration with the Mt Roskil Autism Support Group, Parent to Parent are hosting these family social playgroups every second month at the Titirangi Playcentre.

This is a great opportunity for the entire family to attend, meet other families on the same journey and learn some useful tips and information along the way. This is a safe, secure environment where families can relax and children can play.

Light refreshments provided. Guest speakers will be invited intimidatingly.

If you have any questions please contact Shar by email at sharleneb@parent2parent.org.nz or 020 4011 8647

Mar
4
Wed
Coffee Group (Cambridge)
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Pamela Hughes CCS Disability Action.
This is a monthly support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
If you have any questions contact Helen on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Mar
6
Fri
Autism Coffee Group (Kaitaia)
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This coffee group is for parents who have children with autism. It’s a great way to meet other parents walking a similar path to your own sharing the same experiences.

Have a complimentary coffee on us in a relaxed and informal environment!  You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

All welcome.

Meet ups are the first Friday of every month.. If you have any questions contact Don on 027 808 3942 or email northland@parent2parent.org.nz

Chinese Coffee Group
Mar 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Hoi from CCS Disability Action.

This is a monthly support group for Chinese parents and family of children with any disability or health impairment. Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

Please let us know if you would like to come. Contact Helen on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz and she will welcome you to the group!

Parent & whānau Coffee Group (South Auckland)
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This coffee group is for parents of any aged child that has a disability or health impairment.

Come have a complimentary coffee on us and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

All welcome.

If you have any questions please contact Ramona by email at angelar@parent2parent.org.nz or 020 4011 8710

 

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