Coastal Bay of Plenty

Parent to Parent Coastal Bay of Plenty covers the coastal areas from Waihi Beach east to Opotiki, and includes the cities of Tauranga and Whakatane

Co-ordinator: Jane Ford

Mobile: 027 808 3945

Office Hours: Open Monday-Tuesday from 8am to 4pm and Wednesday from 8am-12pm

Email: cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

 

Feb
27
Thu
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
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

Mar
13
Fri
Coffee Group (Tauranga)
Mar 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 contact Jane on 027 808 3945 or email cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

Mar
18
Wed
Whānau Awhi Support Group (Opotiki)
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

This is a safe space for family and whānau to share and learn information from each other to help us along our journey. You are welcome to ask questions on issues you are struggling with or just join us for refreshments.

Please bring a dessert to share if you can.

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

Please RSVP any dietary requirements.

If you have any questions contact Jane on 027 808 3945 or email cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

Mar
26
Thu
Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
Mar 26 @ 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.

Apr
4
Sat
Renew Connect & Reflect workshop (Whakatane)
Apr 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Parent to Parent’s Renew, Connect & Reflect workshop will help you and other families caring for a child with a disability or health impairment on their parenting journey, providing renewed energy, new connections and new ideas.
Workshop topics include:

  • Growing your support networks
  • Building a resilient family
  • Coping with stress
  • Understanding the effect of grief

It is a great opportunity to reflect on how far you have come and connect with other parents in your area.
The workshop, morning tea and lunch are all provided at no cost thanks to funding from Care Matters
For more information please contact Jane on 0278083945 or freephone 0508 236 236. Alternatively you can email cbop@parent2parent.org.nz
Click here to register

Apr
15
Wed
Whānau Awhi Support Group (Opotiki)
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

This is a safe space for family and whānau to share and learn information from each other to help us along our journey. You are welcome to ask questions on issues you are struggling with or just join us for refreshments.

Please bring a dessert to share if you can.

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

Please RSVP any dietary requirements.

If you have any questions contact Jane on 027 808 3945 or email cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

Apr
30
Thu
Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
Apr 30 @ 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.

May
28
Thu
Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
May 28 @ 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.

Jun
25
Thu
Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
Jun 25 @ 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.


A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Coastal Bay of Plenty branch with donations and grants in 2018/19

  • Accorn Foundation 

  • Bay Trust 

  • Blue Sky Community Trust 

  • COGS Mataatua  - R-COGS-2018-91269 

  • COGS Tauranga / Moana 

  • Creative Communities Scheme  Tauranga 

  • Creative Communities Scheme Western Bay of Plenty 

  • Dorothy Kirkby Charitable Trust 

  • Dragon Community Trust 

  • Lion Foundation 

  • North & South Trust (No.2) 

  • Pub Charity 

  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust 

  • Southern Trust 

  • TECT Holdings Limited 

  • Trust Power 

  • Whakatane District Council 

  • Youthtown 

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