Parent to Parent Manawatu covers the area from Levin to Taihape and across to Dannevirke (Horowhenua, Manawatu & Whanganui)map manawatu

Coordinator: Debra Broughton

Phone: 06 355 0787

Office Hours:

Monday – Tuesday 8.30 – 4.30pm and Thursday – Friday 8.30 – 4.30pm


Local Support Groups

Lollipop Playland Coffee Group

The last Friday of each month
25 Matipo Street, Palmerston North
3pm – 5pm

All Parent to Parent families welcome. Entry and your first coffee are free.


A fun activities programme for preschool children with disabilities, Autism and their parents & caregivers.

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Fortnightly on a Thursday

Events Centre, Ground Floor, George Street

Palmerston North City Library

Little PALS

Tuesday Coffee Support Group

Last Tuesday of each month
9:45 – 10:45am
Rumour Has It Cafe
305 Rangitikei Street, Palmerston North

Tea and Coffee provided, and all are welcome. Come and meet others for support and a chat.


Horowhenua Coffee Support Group

Third Wednesday of each month
1 -2:30pm
St Mary’s Anglican Church Hall
Manchester Street, Levin

Tea and Coffee provided, and all are welcome. Come and meet others in your community.



A big thank you to the following organisations who supported the Manawatu Group with donations and grants in the 2014/2015 year

  • Lottery Grants Board
  • COGS Manawatu / Horowhenua
  • Eastern & Central Community Trust
  • PNCC – Community Services Council
  • Milverton Family Trust
  • TG Macarthy Trust
  • PN Anglican Childrens Trust
  • Lion Foundation
  • Infinity Foundation
  • Estate GL Isaacs
  • Sargood Bequest
  • Catholic Charities