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Parents Centres call for repeal of section 59

Wednesday, 27 July 2005, 3:05 pm | Parent's Centre

With the announcement of the election date this week the country is gearing up to expect many changes over the coming few months. New ministerial line ups, possible changes in our government, and new policies are being introduced almost daily it ... More >>

Volunteer Day A Day To Acknowledge Hard Workers

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 12:22 am | Parent's Centre

Parents Centre encourages all volunteers to take a bow and shine their halos because without our efforts New Zealand society would grind to a halt” said Parents Centre Volunteer Support Manager, Joan Hay. More >>

Celebrating Homebirth Week

Monday, 18 October 2004, 9:42 am | Parent's Centre

Home Birth Week is being celebrated around NZ from 25 - 31 October 2004. The theme this year is 'Born At Home'. More >>

Sept 2004 e-news from Parents Centres New Zealand

Monday, 13 September 2004, 2:54 pm | Parent's Centre

1.. Parents Centres NZ Inc gets it together. 2.. Manifesting ideas. 3.. Equal Employment Opportunities - awarding the vanuguard. 4.. Bringing home the gold. 5.. Civil union and destiny's children. 6.. The social report - must try harder. 7.. Human rights ... More >>

Baby industry fight for birthing unit on Nth Shore

Monday, 6 September 2004, 11:00 am | Parent's Centre

The Waitemata District Health Board (the Board) are considering how to resolve the current bed crisis in maternity at North Shore Hospital. More >>

Parents Centre – Hawke’s Bay The Baby Café

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 3:54 pm | Parent's Centre

A brand new ‘Baby Café’ is being set up in Hawke’s Bay next month. It will be the first Baby Café to be established outside of the UK. The Baby Café was initially a British concept created by two lactation consultants who worked with their Local ... More >>

Budget response: The good, the bad, and the stupid

Friday, 28 May 2004, 9:02 am | Parent's Centre

The good news in the Budget is that the Government has recognised that families matter, and has taken pains to help and support many New Zealand families. More >>

Mother's Day: Good The Bad of Govt Policy

Friday, 7 May 2004, 9:25 am | Parent's Centre

Motherhood: The good and the bad of government policy Mothers' day: Sunday, 9 May 04 More >>

Launch of Family Friendly Pharmacy Initiative

Thursday, 29 April 2004, 11:15 am | Parent's Centre

Parents Centre (NZ) Inc and the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand are pleased to announce the launch of the Family Friendly Pharmacy Initiative. More >>

Parents Centre New Zealand e-zine #8

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 2:18 pm | Parent's Centre

1.. Where are the mothers in the Government's action plan for women? 2.. Family friendly pharmacies: developing local relationships. 3.. Work-life balance project: is it time Govt analysts got a life? 4.. Immunisation: information and consent - ... More >>

Review of maternity services in Taranaki fails

Wednesday, 21 January 2004, 1:33 pm | Parent's Centre

"The recent report commissioned by the Taranaki District Health Board to review maternity services in the region, fails to recognise the needs of rural families/whanau," said Parents Centre Chief Executive, Viv Gurrey. More >>

Resolve to be better parents, says Parents Centre

Tuesday, 30 December 2003, 7:44 pm | Parent's Centre

"Now that Christmas is over and the holiday season is with us, it is an excellent opportunity to relax and enjoy time with the children," said Parents Centre New Zealand Chief Executive, Viv Gurrey. More >>

Parent's Centre Says Christmas: it's about birth

Tuesday, 23 December 2003, 9:52 am | Parent's Centre

A manger in a stable still the best option for many rural births. 24/12/03 More >>

The Families Commision: Moving Beyond Dysfunction

Friday, 12 December 2003, 10:12 am | Parent's Centre

"Parents Centre is delighted to learn that the Families Commission Bill had its third and final reading in Parliament last night" said Viv Gurrey, CEO. More >>

A Day For Halo Shinning

Friday, 5 December 2003, 10:00 am | Parent's Centre

A day for halo shinning Parents Centre celebrates international volunteer day Friday, 5 December 2003 More >>

Care of children is a community responsibility

Thursday, 30 October 2003, 12:10 am | Parent's Centre

Care of children is a community-wide responsibility Pakeha should look at the Maori model of whanau for answers. More >>

Children's day offers a time to chill-out

Tuesday, 28 October 2003, 6:37 am | Parent's Centre

Children's day offers a time to chill-out with the kids 25 October 2003 More >>

e-zine: Demographics Trumps Economics

Friday, 10 October 2003, 10:59 am | Parent's Centre

You might think that the desire to reproduce is so fundamental that it can endure the harshest of onslaughts of government policy flung against it. Our government's own statistics would suggest otherwise. More >>

UNICEF report should be a watershed

Monday, 22 September 2003, 8:27 am | Parent's Centre

"The recently released UNICEF report on child deaths is a clear indication that New Zealanders must make child welfare a number one social and political priority," said Parents Centre NZ President, Sharron Cole. More >>

PM dismissive of labelling concerns

Thursday, 28 August 2003, 10:39 pm | Parent's Centre

Parents Centre CEO, Viv Gurrey, echoed concerns about infant formula known to contain genetically modified soy. More >>





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