Let us share stories from the families we support and articles from opinion columnists who are thought leaders and advocates in New Zealand's disability sector - people with and without disabilities including Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni and Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero.

May 4, 2021

Framework of an EGL partnership approach and feedback

There is an opportunity for feedback on an Enabling Good Lives partnership approach to inform the implementation planning and next phase of transformation To understand this […]
February 22, 2021

Alternatives to Respite Care

Waikato mums Joanne, Leanne and Angela share how they developed their own ways of getting a break, tailor-made to suit their family and whānau with the […]
November 18, 2020

From our patron, Rob Hamill

Parent to Parent’s patron Rob Hamill spoke at our recent AGM about his experience raising a child with a health impairment, as an elite rower, and […]
September 20, 2020
AGM Board Vote

National Board Vacancies

Notice is hereby given calling for the following Nominations:  There are two National Board vacancies.  Current Board members Andrea Lee and Sarah Verran have completed their […]
July 3, 2020

MOH announcement: Extending flexibility for IF

The Ministry of Health – Manatū Hauora are extending the flexibility for Individualised Funding that was introduced during COVID-19 until 30 September 2020. Letter received from Deputy Director […]
July 1, 2020

Responding to neurodiversity

The Ministry of Education shares their findings in a report on how to better support neurodiverse students in their learning. They are now requesting input from […]
June 24, 2020

National networks call for ‘disability’ recommendations to be ignored by Government

The Family Leadership Alliance (FLA) is a collaboration between Parent to Parent New Zealand, Imagine Better and SAMS. Below is a media release from the FLA […]
June 22, 2020

Māreikura Wahine Toa – Wonder Woman

Kia ora e te whānau, my name is Ash Highnam and I am the creator and facilitator of the Māreikura Wahine Toa Workshop with Parent to […]
March 3, 2020
Andrew standing by the photocopier

Andrew is awesome!

Hi, my name is Andrew Oswin and I work part-time for Parent to Parent Greater Canterbury, which is located at the Christchurch Community House. I have […]
January 31, 2020

The joy of music