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-Friday 8am-12pm

Email: cbop@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

 

Apr
3
Fri
Whānau Awhi Swim Group (Whakatane)
Apr 3 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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
16
Thu
Autumnly Art and Pool Party (Coastal Bay of Plenty)
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

Tap into your inner creative side and get ready for some water action at our Autumnly art and pool party!

Sausage sizzle and tea/coffee will be provided.

The art session will be a followed by a dip in the swim school pool at the back of the building.
See ya there.

Click here to RSVP
Note this event is for families caring for children with disabilities and health issues. Parent supervision is required at all times.

Apr
30
Thu
Dessert at Dusk (Papamoa)
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, and under guidance from the Ministry of Health, Parent to Parent is postponing all face to face events (including this event) until the end of April, effective immediately. This includes all coffee and support groups, training workshops, sibling events and all other face to face events. As always we are here to support you and your whānau, if you have any questions please get in touch with your local Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator.

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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