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Parents Centre New Zealand announce continued partnership

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 1:59 pm | Parents Centre

Parents Centre New Zealand, the primary provider of antenatal and parent education in New Zealand, are excited to announce the continued partnership with PORSE In-Home Childcare. More >>

Rocking a baby while working - multi tasking at its best

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:06 pm | Parents Centre

“Our Prime Minister is already an expert at multi-tasking as she rocks her baby and runs a country!” More >>

Parents Centre NZ supports ‘Sleep on Side' Campaign

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 2:18 pm | Parents Centre

“All babies are precious and anything we can do to help have a positive influence on their outcome, is a privilege to be part of”, says Liz Pearce, Parent Education and Operations Manager at Parents Centres New Zealand who was involved in the working ... More >>

Supporting Parents Across New Zealand

Friday, 15 June 2018, 9:01 am | Parents Centre

“At Parents Centre New Zealand Inc, we believe that parenting is everything. Our philosophy embraces working with parents to equip them with the knowledge, skills and support so they can be the best parents they can possibly be.” Says Heather ... More >>

Parents Centre Supports Midwives

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:38 am | Parents Centre

Parents Centre New Zealand supports the midwives in their campaign for better working conditions and fair pay. More >>

National Parenting Forum – Making a Quantum Difference

Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 4:49 pm | Parents Centre

Parents Centres New Zealand National Parenting Forum was run over the weekend, from 15-16 September. Says Chief Executive Officer, Viv Gurrey “It was an incredible weekend of inspiring debate around how we can all make a quantum difference. More >>

National Parenting Forum

Thursday, 13 September 2012, 10:55 am | Parents Centre

Saturday 15th of September sees the commencement of the National Parenting Forum at Te Papa in Wellington. The Forum will be opened by the Hon. Hekia Parata, Minister of Education and the Minister of Pacific Island Affairs and Viv Gurrey, Chief Executive ... More >>

Child poverty challenge – Parents Centres Starfish Project

Monday, 2 April 2012, 12:04 pm | Parents Centre

Parents Centre is spearheading a community led initiative to begin to address the complex issues surrounding child poverty and poor health in New Zealand. Parents Centre has partnered with leading ventilation specialist, HRV, to provide ventilation ... More >>

Parents Centre and HRV commit to educating NZ households

Wednesday, 21 September 2011, 11:34 am | Parents Centre

Parents Centres New Zealand Inc and healthy home ventilation specialist HRV are pleased to announce their official partnership for the coming year. More >>

START Parents Centre Week 13-19 June

Friday, 10 June 2011, 12:13 pm | Parents Centre

Parents Centres have been equipping New Zealand parents with invaluable parenting knowledge for decades. This coming week – from 13-19 June - is Parents Centres Week and Centres up and down the country will be celebrating the amazing work they ... More >>

Announcement of Parents Centres Ambassador - Yulia

Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 12:31 pm | Parents Centre

We are delighted to announce that musical celebrity Yulia has been appointed as an ambassador to Parents Centres New Zealand. More >>

Support Sought a Trust Fund for Pike River Mine Families

Thursday, 25 November 2010, 3:45 pm | Parents Centre

Following yesterday’s tragic conclusion at Pike River we immediately acted by setting up a bank account to receive donations for a trust fund. This fund will be used specifically to support those families who are expecting a baby or who have small children who ... More >>

Anyone for Tea?

Thursday, 15 April 2010, 1:44 pm | Parents Centre

Mahu, mother and baby skincare together with Onewa and West Auckland Parents Centres are jointly hosting a fundraiser the ‘mahu High Tea at the Hilton’ on Mother's day, Sunday 9th May. Our special guest for the afternoon will be Robyn Malcolm, celebrity ... More >>

Ban Tobacco Displays say Parents Centres NZ

Thursday, 1 April 2010, 4:05 pm | Parents Centre

Parents Centres New Zealand Inc say children must be protected from tobacco advertising, and are pleased the Government is continuing to consult on the display of tobacco products in shops. In addition we ask that retailers respect the support required ... More >>

Parenting Organisations Join Forces

Friday, 27 November 2009, 9:20 am | Parents Centre

Two of New Zealand’s leading child health and parenting organisations have redefined their existing Memorandum of Understanding to support each other in improving parenting skills and child health for New Zealand families. More >>

Awards Continue for Parents Centre

Wednesday, 11 November 2009, 4:04 pm | Parents Centre

Following their recent success winning the Health & Well Being category at the Waitakere City Council - Infratil awards in last month, West Auckland Parents Centre has gone on to win the coverted Bigger & Better Award at the National Parents Centre AGM beating ... More >>

Parents Centre supports a law that is working

Saturday, 22 August 2009, 1:45 pm | Parents Centre

On behalf of Parents Centres New Zealand Inc and our 52 affiliated Centres across New Zealand Chief Executive Officer Viv Gurrey, says “The result of this referendum does not provide a distinct and clear mandate for changing a law that is proven to ... More >>

Budget cuts jeopardise work of Parents Centre

Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 2:52 pm | Parents Centre

Funding provided by Greymouth High School for Greymouth Parent Centre’s valuable parent education classes in the community will stop next year because the Budget has cut funding to schools for Adult Community Education services. Parents Centres ... More >>

Vote “YES” Supports The Protection Of Children

Monday, 15 June 2009, 10:16 am | Parents Centre

In the first three weeks of August, we will go through the tedious process of yet another public consultation exercise on the child discipline law in the form of a non binding postal referendum. All registered voters will receive notification this ... More >>

Verdict In Child “Face-Punch" Case Welcome

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 1:27 pm | Parents Centre

The guilty verdict in the Christchurch case of a father who punched his child in the face is clearly the right outcome says Viv Gurrey Chief Executive Officer, Parents Centres NZ Inc. “This incident was minimalised as ‘ear flicking’ to discredit ... More >>

 

 

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