Waikato

Parent to Parent Waikato covers the area from Taumarunui in the south, to Pokeno in the north and east to Waihi and the Coromandel Peninsula

Coordinator: Yuanyuan (Helen) Tong

Mobile: 02041641133   Phone: 0508 236 236

Office Hours: TBA

Email: waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

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Upcoming events

Aug
2
Mon
Disability & Adulthood (Waikato)
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood. Register today to secure your spot!

Event details

Address: Parent Line – Conference room, 48 Palmerston Street, Hamilton
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou | Lunch will be provided

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Aug
3
Tue
Coffee Group (Hamilton)
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Does your child/teenager/young adult have a disability, special need or health impairment?  Would you like to meet other parents? Share experiences? Access information? Get support and meet new friends?  Then come and have a free coffee with us at the Columbus Coffee!
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal coffee group. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
Meet-ups are every 6-8 weeks. Never been before? let Helen know 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz and she will welcome you to the group!

Aug
4
Wed
Disability & Adulthood – Zoom Event 1
Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop series will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood with this three-part Zoom workshop series.

Event Details

Dates: Wednesday 4 August, Thursday 5 August, Friday 6 August
Details: 12pm—2pm each day | Join us remotely on Zoom
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Aug
6
Fri
Coffee Group (Cambridge)
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Pamela Hughes CCS Disability Action.
This is a monthly support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
If you have any questions contact Yuanyuan on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Aug
9
Mon
Coffee Group (Thames)
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

This coffee group is for parents of any aged child that has a disability or health impairment and provides a great way to meet other parents and network. Come and have a complimentary coffee on us!
This is a monthly support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
Meet ups are every 8 weeks. If you have any questions contact Helen on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Aug
13
Fri
Chinese Coffee Group
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Hoi from CCS Disability Action.

This is a monthly support group for Chinese parents and family of children with any disability or health impairment. Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

Please let us know if you would like to come. Contact Helen on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz and she will welcome you to the group!

Aug
20
Fri
Disability & Adulthood – Zoom Event 2
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Parent to Parent NZ presents: Getting A Break Workshop

Do you care for a disabled family member who is nearing adulthood? Asking yourself what happens next? Plan for the next stage of your family member’s life with this new workshop.

Many parents and carers worry what will happen when they are no longer able to support their disabled whānau member to the extent they do today. This comprehensive new workshop series will show you step by step how to support and safeguard the future for your disabled loved one. Topics covered include:

  • Creating a vision for the future
  • Circles of support
  • Supported decision making
  • Legal capacity
  • Welfare guardianship
  • Wills, trusts and enduring powers of attorney

Ensure your disabled family member is set up to live a ‘good life’ as they move into adulthood with this three-part Zoom workshop series.

Event Details

Dates: Friday 20 August, Monday 23 August, Wednesday 25 August
Details: 7pm—9pm each day | Join us remotely on Zoom
Cost: Free thanks to funding from Te Pou

This event is for families supporting a disabled family member.
All family members are welcome to attend.
This event is for families supporting a disabled family member. All family members are welcome to attend.
Sep
1
Wed
Coffee Group (Cambridge)
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Pamela Hughes CCS Disability Action.
This is a monthly support group for parents and whānau of children with any disability or health impairment.
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
If you have any questions contact Yuanyuan on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz

Sep
7
Tue
Coffee Group (Hamilton)
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Does your child/teenager/young adult have a disability, special need or health impairment?  Would you like to meet other parents? Share experiences? Access information? Get support and meet new friends?  Then come and have a free coffee with us at the Columbus Coffee!
Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal coffee group. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.
All welcome, no need to RSVP.
Meet-ups are every 6-8 weeks. Never been before? let Helen know 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz and she will welcome you to the group!

Sep
10
Fri
Chinese Coffee Group
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to join us for coffee & a chat co-Hosted with Hoi from CCS Disability Action.

This is a monthly support group for Chinese parents and family of children with any disability or health impairment. Come along and meet other parents of children with different abilities in a relaxed and informal environment. You can drop in for as long or as short a time as suits you.

Please let us know if you would like to come. Contact Helen on 020 164 1133 or email waikato@parent2parent.org.nz and she will welcome you to the group!

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

  • Wel Energy Trust

  • COGS

  • Glenice & John Gallagher Foundation

  • Waikato Farmers Trust

  • Trust Waikato

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