Parenting Support


There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children.
One of these is roots, the other, wings.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Parenting is probably one of the hardest and yet most rewarding jobs on the planet. Each child is different and none seems to come with an instruction manual!

This page is intended to provide you with some useful links to access information, ideas and resources to support you in your role of parenting.

This is your one stop shop when it comes to parenting advice, handy tips and useful resources. It is an easy to follow website packed full of relevant articles and documents covering a range of topics including free activities to do with your family, App and website recommendations, book suggestions and routine charts.

Below are some shortcuts to some of the great pages.
Click on the titles below to go to the page.


 There’s a whole lot of free and affordable parenting support available in Otautahi – whether it’s something big or small, or simply a desire to connect with parents just like you, there’s something for everyone.


A variety of guides covering numerous ways to help your kids. There are even a few tips about ways you can look after yourself as a Mum or Dad.


Tiny Adventures is a totally free app. Tiny Adventures contains nearly 90 activities, ranging from baking and bouncy balloony fun, to arts and craft activities. Activities range from 1-5 minutes, to up to an hour. Even if you've only got a minute, you have time for a Tiny Adventure!


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