Inspiring and equipping whānau to thrive

Parenting Place is a charity with a heart for New Zealand whānau. We believe that healthy, loving families can transform society.

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We have a wealth of parenting resources and release articles regularly to empower parents. Check out some of the most popular articles, find ones that suit you or sign up to our mailing list for regular articles direct to your inbox.

Upcoming events

We’ve got a lot happening at Parenting Place, check out these upcoming events or go through to all the events to find something that suits you.

Early Years Toolbox course – Botany

25 February 2018 @ 3:00 pm

at St Columba Church

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Masterton

15 February 2018 @ 7:00 pm

at Equippers Church Masterton

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Tweens and Teens Toolbox course – Flatbush

13 February 2018 @ 7:00 pm

at Ormiston Junior College

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What we do

Parenting Place offers a range of programmes and resources designed to encourage, inspire and equip all families, right where they are. Whether it’s through a six-week parenting course, a Family Coaching session or one of our Attitude programmes in schools, we are here to serve families and help build great relationships.

Nationwide courses for equipping parents across all parenting stages.

Nationwide, community-based presentations on key parenting challenges.

Confidential, one-on-one advice and support for families.

Inspiring and supporting youth through school-based life-skills programmes.

Nationwide leadership events for primary, intermediate and secondary students.

Our child-friendly conference centre, cafe and bookstore based in Greenlane, Auckland.

Selected books, DVDs and resources for encouraging and equipping parents.

  • The course really helped me to look at things differently. Learning to be firm and fair with my kids has transformed our family interactions and our household is a happier place to be.

    Tracy, attended a Toolbox course

  • After the presentation, for some reason I walked out as a happier person. It changed my views about relationships and sex - for the better. It made me realise that there are more important values in a relationship that we should experience and cherish before the physical stuff happens.

    Student, saw an Attitude presentation

  • Great presentation and positive parenting tips. Thanks for making our whānau a safer and better place to be.

    Toni, attended a Parenting Show with Pio event

  • I am astounded with the change in our son. We've even had three different people say that they've seen a change in his behaviour, and we are so much happier! Can't speak highly enough about Parenting Place and the change in both mine and this tricky boy’s behaviour!

    Family Coach client

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