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We host a variety of professionally facilitated workshops. These are all hosted at The Parenting Place Centre in Greenlane.


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We run events on general parenting topics in and around the country, often facilitated through community organisations.


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Over six sessions participants are equipped with practical skills. Key parenting principles are explored in an informal and friendly environment.


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June 2018

Big Feelings with Jenny Hale and Joy Sluiters

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$20 62 tickets left

Our children's big feelings can be overwhelming or even a bit terrifying at times, but the good news is that they're natural. Join Joy Sluiters and Jenny Hale as they take a look at what’s going on beneath those big emotions, and share ways to support our children when they're struggling. They will cover anxiety, tantrums, building resilience and confidence. Jenny Palmer, author of Feel a Little will also join us as a special guest.   Details Doors open at…

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July 2018

Practical Parenting Antenatal Course

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$200 88 tickets left

About Practical Parenting Antenatal We spend 50% of the time talking about the birthing experience, and 50% of the time talking about AFTER the baby comes. All the information you really need to know. A holistic antenatal course preparing you for the arrival of your tiny human. The only antenatal course run by a registered midwife and mental/relational health counsellor, this course is designed to prepare you and your family for birth and beyond. As you would expect from an antenatal course, half the…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Golflands – change of date

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Elim Christian College Junior Campus, 94 Golflands Drive
Golflands, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Masterton

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Equippers Church Masterton, 2 Akura Road
Masterton, Wairarapa New Zealand
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$75.00 10 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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General Toolbox Facilitator training workshop – Auckland

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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There are two options for this one day training workshop.  Please advise which day you want to attend when you register. Friday 27 July    or     Saturday 28 July 2018 9:30am - 4:00pm each day   With the launch of our new Toolbox material we are pleased to offer a training opportunity to new and existing Facilitators. Typically run over six sessions, Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – New Lynn

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Lifewise, 3131 Great North Road
New Lynn, Auckland New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Kaiapoi

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rivertown Cafe, 77 Williams Street Kaiapoi
Christchurch, Canterbury 7630 New Zealand
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$30.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Island Bay

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Island Bay Community Centre, 137 The Parade
Island Bay, Wellington 6023 New Zealand
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$75.00 10 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Parklands

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Parklands Baptist Community Church, 180 Queenspark Drive, Parklands
Christchurch, Canterbury 8083 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – New Lynn

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Lifewise, 3131 Great North Road
New Lynn, Auckland New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, over six weeks, this course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your whānau. The activities in this course cover tamariki aged 0–12 years.  You are the most important person to your tamariki.  Your facilitator will draw on the wealth of wisdom and experiences present in the group, and weave that together with all…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Albany

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Upper Harbour Primary School, 140 Kyle Road
Chester Park, Albany, Auckland 0632 New Zealand
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$75.00 18 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Lower Hutt

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place office Lower Hutt, 27 Kings Crescent
Lower Hutt, Wellington 5010 New Zealand
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$75.00 6 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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August 2018

Primary Years Toolbox course – Stokes Valley – daytime

August 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, 186 Stokes Valley Road
Stokes Valley Lower Hutt, Wellington 5019 New Zealand
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$75.00 10 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – New Lynn

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Lifewise, 3131 Great North Road
New Lynn, Auckland New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Parklands – daytime

August 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Parklands Baptist Community Church, 180 Queenspark Drive, Parklands
Christchurch, Canterbury 8083 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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2 Topics 1 Night – ‘Supporting children’s upset feelings’ and ‘Getting children to do as they are told’. 

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$30 83 tickets left

Are you struggling to deal with your children when they are angry or upset? Is it hard to get your children to do as they are told for simple requests? Are the siblings continuously scrapping with each other? Come and spend an evening with Diane Levy to hear simple strategies that can make your parenting life easier and your children much more pleasant to live with.   Topic one - Supporting our children’s feelings The general Kiwi way of looking at childish…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Bucklands Beach – exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Macleans College, Upham House Classroom, 2 Macleans Road
Bucklands Beach, Auckland 2014 New Zealand
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$75.00 15 tickets left

Please note that this course is being run exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College. What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers…

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Tweens and Teens Toolbox course – Bucklands Beach – for Mandarin speaking parents of pupils at Macleans College

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Macleans College, 2 Macleans Road
Bucklands Beach, Auckland 2014 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

Please note that this course is a Mandarin speaking course exclusively for parents of pupils at Macleans College What you will learn In six sessions over six weeks, the Tweens and Teens Toolbox is designed to give you tools to equip your teenager with a strong sense of self, as well as responsibility and resourcefulness. We will help you in your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Maraetai

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Maraetai Beach School, (in School Staffroom) 154 Maraetai Drive
Maraetai, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00 9 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Monday evening

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Intermediate Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Monday evening

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Intermediate years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and to stay connected as they head towards the teen years. Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course replaces the Tween material in our previous Tweens and…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Baby and Toddler years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and lay some good foundations for the rest of their lives. The Baby and Toddler years Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This course is a…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 9 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane – Tuesday evening

August 7 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Westmere

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Westmere Primary School, 81 Garnet Road
Westmere, Auckland 1022 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 tickets left

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Primary years Toolbox will support you to develop a strong and loving bond with your child, and build your confidence as a parent/caregiver. This Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your child and their big feelings, discipline, boundaries, play and lots more. This is a new and more specific version of our Middle Years Toolbox.  This…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Mt Eden

August 10 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
LIFE Church Central, 95 Mt Eden Road
Mt Eden, Auckland 1023 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Mosgiel

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Taieri College, Green Street
Mosgiel, Otago 9024 New Zealand
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What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teen years Toolbox will support you on your journey of letting go and handing over some of the controls as your young person learns to fly solo.  Although the teen years can be challenging, they can also be some of the best years of your life – and theirs! Toolbox covers a range of topics, including the importance of love and connection, different parenting styles, understanding your…

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Anxiety Workshop

August 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$130 56 tickets left

The escalating level of anxiety in our children begs for an explanation as well as a solution. Dr. Neufeld sheds light on this age-old problem, paving the way for natural interventions that can actually get to the root causes as opposed to just managing symptoms. This course brings a fresh and promising perspective to one of our most troubling and perplexing human problems. Although the focus is on children, this enlightening material will benefit anyone suffering from anxiety. This course is…

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September 2018

Growing great families

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Activate Church Christchurch, 13 Watts Road
Christchurch, Sockburn 8042 New Zealand
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About Growing Great Families with James Beck For parents who invest in their family, the rewards are huge. You can build your family the same way as you build a house; with good foundations of love and values, strong walls of boundaries and discipline and a roof of parental ‘mana’ to keep it all together. Learn to make this happen with the least effort.​ Light refreshments provided. For further information please contact chchoffice@activatechurches.com or phone 03 348 3120. Kindly sponsored…

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