Nelson

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

Coordinator: Trudi Meyer

Phone: 03 544 2502.  Mobile: 027 777 7606

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am – 2.30pm

Email: nelson@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

May
24
Thu
Southland Champion Your Needs & Support Parent Training
May 24 @ 9:00 am – May 25 @ 4:00 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

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

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact MaryAnn on 03 314 3179 or email southland@parent2parent.org.nz

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May
26
Sat
Otago Champion Your Needs & Support Parent Training
May 26 @ 9:00 am – May 27 @ 4:00 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

Be a strong advocate for you and your child and grab the opportunity to join our 650+ amazing team of volunteers.

A two-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

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

You will be offered the chance to become a support parent, where you can be a listening ear and share your experience and knowledge to families new to the world of disability.

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Sheryl on 03 410 1086 or email otago@parent2parent.org.nz

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Wellington Renew Connect & Reflect workshop
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 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. 

For more information please contact Sue on 04 569 9398 or freephone 0508 236 236. Alternatively you can email wellington@parent2parent.org.nz

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Jun
12
Tue
Central Lakes Champion Your Needs workshop
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Don’t fight for your wants, champion your needs

A one-day course for parents and full time caregivers who have children with a disability or health impairment who would like to learn more about being a disability champion.

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

This course and refreshments are provided at no cost.

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Breanna on 07 346 3231 or email centrallakes@parent2parent.org.nz

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A big thank you to the following organisations who have supported the Nelson branch with donations and grants in 2016/17

  • Redwood Trust
  • Pelorus Trust
  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust
  • Mainland Foundation
  • COGs - Nelson Bays
  • Lotteries
  • Pub Charity
  • NBCF
  • Air Rescue
  • Redwood Trust
  • Rata - The Canterbury Community Trust
  • Network Tasman Charitable Trust
  • Nelson City Council Community Investment Fund
  • Rehabilitation Welfare Trust
  • Mainland Foundation
  • Pub Charity