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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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May 2019

Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Wanganui

May 21 @ 9:30 pm - July 2 @ 9:30 pm
Jigsaw Whanganui, 236 Victoria Ave, Suite 10
Whanganui, Whanganui 4501
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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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Taupo

May 28 @ 9:00 am - July 2 @ 9:00 pm
Taupo Primary School, Tamamutu Street
Taupo, Waikato 3330 New Zealand
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$75 – $110 8 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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June 2019

Teens and Tweens Toolbox course – Pukekohe

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Hope Unlimited Trust, 14 Harrington Avenue
Pukekohe, Auckland 2120 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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Tweens and Teens Toolbox course – Pukekohe

June 9 @ 12:30 pm - July 30 @ 2:30 pm
Hope Unlimited Trust, 14 Harrington Avenue
Pukekohe, Auckland 2120 New Zealand
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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. We will show you that, although these years may be challenging, they can actually be some of the…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Taupo

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - July 15 @ 9:00 pm
Taupo Baptist Church, Tauhara Room, 141 Rifle Range Road
Taupo, Waikato 3330 New Zealand
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$75 – $110 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Invercargill – revised dates

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - July 22 @ 9:30 pm
Invercargill Plunket Rooms, 132 Kelvin Street Avenal
Invercargill, Southland 9812 New Zealand
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$75.00

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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Timaru – new date

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - July 24 @ 9:30 pm
Life Church Timaru, Life Church, 134 Morgans Rd, Marchwiel
Timaru, Canterbury New Zealand
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$75.00

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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July 2019

Big Feelings with Jenny Hale and Joy Sluiters

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$25 69 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – New Lynn #11823

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - August 27 @ 7:00 pm
Lifewise Family Services, 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – New Lynn #11822

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Lifewise Family Services, 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 – New Lynn #11824

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - August 28 @ 7:00 pm
Lifewise Family Services, 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – New Lynn #11826

July 26 @ 9:30 am - August 30 @ 9:30 am
Lifewise Family Services, 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Forrest Hill #11769

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Shore Vineyard Church, 252 Forrest Hill Road
Forrest Hill, Auckland 0620 New Zealand
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$75.00 4 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Birkenhead

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - September 2 @ 9:00 pm
Rawene Centre, 33 Rawene Road Birkenhead
Auckland, 0626 New Zealand
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$75 8 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa #11839

July 30 @ 10:00 am - September 3 @ 10:00 am
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Manurewa #11841

July 30 @ 12:30 pm - September 3 @ 12:30 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa #11842

July 31 @ 9:30 am - September 4 @ 9:30 am
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 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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Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa #11840

July 31 @ 12:30 pm - September 4 @ 12:30 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 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 – Westmere – #11832

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - September 4 @ 6:30 pm
Westmere Primary School, 81 Garnet Road
Westmere, Auckland 1022 New Zealand
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$75 16 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 2019

Building Awesome Whanau Toolbox course – Manurewa #11843

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - September 5 @ 7:00 pm
Iosis, 112c Russell Road
Manurewa, Auckland 2102 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Greenlane #11828

August 5 @ 7:15 pm - September 9 @ 7:15 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75 16 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane #11829

August 5 @ 7:15 pm - September 9 @ 7:15 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75 18 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Greenlane #11831

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - September 10 @ 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75 18 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 – Greenlane #11830

August 6 @ 7:15 pm - September 10 @ 9:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$75 15 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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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Greenhithe – #11837

August 15 @ 9:30 am - September 19 @ 9:30 am
Greenhithe Community Trust, 12 Greenhithe RoadGreenhithe
Auckland, Auckland NZ
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$40 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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September 2019

Primary Years Toolbox course – Greytown #11834

September 3 @ 7:30 pm - October 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Coach House, 54 Kuratawhiti St
Greytown, Wellington 5712 New Zealand
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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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