Video: Navigating those heated conversations with your teen

Pio Terei has a trick up his sleeve for talking to your emotional teen.

Read more

Attend a Toolbox parenting group


The four Toolbox groups – Early Years (0-6), Middle Years (6-12), Tweens and Teens (12-18) and Building Awesome Whānau (0-12) are available throughout the country. In an informal, relaxed and friendly environment participants are equipped with practical skills and strategies that can be immediately put to use. Over six sessions, key parenting principles are explored and participants are encouraged in their parenting. Find out more and register here.


About Author

Pio Terei

Pio’s appearances as a comedian, actor, radio show host, musician and performer over the last decade have established him as one of New Zealand’s most popular television and radio entertainers. He has been involved in the development Toolbox's Building Awesome Whanau programme and delivers The Parenting Show with Pio around the country. Of Nga Puhi and Te Rarawa descent, Pio’s passion for New Zealand and Maori communities is deep-seated. “Bringing up kids well and having fun with them is just the best thing you can do.”

Leave A Reply