Parent to Parent Nelson region covers  Nelson and Blenheim up to Collingwood in Golden Bay, and south to Murchison 

Co-ordinator: Sarah Whittle

Mobile: 020 4010 9478


Office Hours: Mon, Tue, Thur 9:30am-2:30pm

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Upcoming events

SibDay (Nelson)
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Art Workshop for kids aged 8 – 18 who have a brother or sister with a disability, led by Lynda Jessen-Tye 

Aim: To create a design for a flag and enter the Nelson Art Flags Project

Bring any art materials you might like to use. We will provide the correct sized templates and will also have a selection of art & collage materials. No glitter please.

Should designs from this workshop be selected, the funds raised will go towards more sibling activities with Parent to Parent.

Artists can submit a maximum of 2 designs, feel free to make your own personal entry at home for a chance to earn $300.
For details and rules of the competition please click here.

Register by Wednesday 18th September as places are limited.

This SibDay costs $10.

Click here to register


ADHD Parent Support Group (Nelson)
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

This friendly parent support group is a monthly get-together hosted by Parent to Parent and CAMHS.

Parent’s share in each other’s wisdom where they can access information or advice and talk about challenges faced by families who experience ADHD.

Contact Parent to Parent if interested in the Motueka Group.

Professionals or community resource people are invited from time to time to share their knowledge with the group.

For more info or to RSVP please contact regional coordinator Sarah Whittle at or phone 020 4010 9478.

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

  • COGS Nelson / Bays - (R-COGS-2018-91313 ) 

  • Lion Foundation 

  • Marlborough RATA 

  • Nelson City Council 

  • Nelson RATA 

  • Network Tasman Charitable Trust 

  • Rata Foundation 

  • Redwood Trust 

  • Tasman District Council 

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