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May 2019

The value of routine for 4-12 months

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$20 1 ticket left

Babies thrive on routine. Learn how to establish healthy routines that will make life easier for the whole family. About the presenter Sharlene is New Zealand’s leading newborn advisor whose unique baby whispering talents are in demand world-wide.  Sharlene brings an air of calm confidence to new parents as she works closely with the whole family to ensure a smooth transition after the arrival of a new baby.  With over 20 years experience working in postnatal care, she is able…

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The strong willed child

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$20 38 tickets left

The strong willed child Some children are naturally compliant and others seem to fight their parents for every bit of ground. Jenny Hale presents a practical session for all those parenting strong-willed and spirited children.   This workshop covers the challenges of children 0 - 12 years.

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Waiuku

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Andrews Centre, 85 Queen Street
Waiuku, Auckland New Zealand
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$75.00 5 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 – Te Awamutu

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lighthouse Room St Andrews Church Complex, 80 Mutu Street
Te Awamutu, Waikato 3800 New Zealand
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$75.00 12 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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Primary Years Toolbox course – Morrinsville – daytime

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morrinsville School, Lincoln Street
Morrinsville, Waikato 3300 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 former Middle Years Toolbox.…

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Primary Years Toolbox course – Gulf Harbour

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gulf Harbour School, 65 Alec Craig Way
Gulf Harbour, Auckland 0930 New Zealand
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$75.00 8 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 former Middle Years Toolbox.…

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Blockhouse Bay

May 29 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Blockhouse Bay Community Church, 76 Dundale Avenue Blockhouse Bay
Auckland, Auckland 0600 New Zealand
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$75.00 11 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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Parenting styles, personality types and the five love languages

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$20 66 tickets left

Parenting styles, personality types and the five love languages What works for one child might not work that well with another. This seminar, presented by Joy Sluiters, helps parents to understand their child’s personality and adjust our parenting to suit. It also gives insights into our parenting style and how to use the ‘love languages’ – the incredibly useful set of insights that helps us love our children (and anyone else we want to love!) in amazingly effective ways.​  …

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Timaru

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Life Church Timaru, Life Church, 134 Morgans Rd, Marchwiel
Timaru, Canterbury 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Te Awamutu

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lighthouse Room St Andrews Church Complex, 80 Mutu Street
Te Awamutu, Waikato 3800 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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Teenage Years Toolbox course – Silverdale, Hamilton – now May 30th

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Master’s House, 122 Masters Ave (Corner Masters Ave and Morris Road, Silverdale
Hamilton, Waikato 3216 New Zealand
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$75.00

What you will learn In six sessions, typically run over six weeks, the Teenage 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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June 2019

Practical Parenting Antenatal course

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$200 15 tickets left

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 counselor, this course is designed to prepare you and your family for birth and beyond. As you would expect from an antenatal course, half the sessions…

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The highly sensitive child

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$20 21 tickets left

The highly sensitive child Some children face an extra layer of challenges just because their brain works in a different way. Is it possible that you are parenting one of the 15 to 20 percent of children who are born highly sensitive? Do you have children who startle easily, are unsettled with changes, notice the distress of others and complain about scratchy clothing? This presentation will help you identify if you are parenting a highly sensitive child and what to…

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Behind the screens

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$25 79 tickets left

Behind the screens Screen time, social media, and the self-esteem challenges that go along with that, can make parenting tricky. Nathaniel Kandregula will help you to navigate the ups and downs of supporting your young person in the digital world.  This presentation will cover social media, gaming, online safety, and supporting a healthy sense of self amidst it all.   Doors open at 6.30pm with nibbles and hot drinks. Tickets are limited so get yours today!  

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Invercargill – revised dates

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 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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Mums and daughters

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$20 66 tickets left

Mums and daughters Enjoy your daughter more and battle with her less! This workshop is full of practical ways to raise a strong, wise daughter who is able to stand up for herself and others. It also offers ideas on how to keep communication lines open and your relationship strong. Jenny Hale will cover ways to build your daughter’s confidence, encourage her friendships and equip her to develop strong values. She will also cover how to raise self-assured, adventurous, generous…

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Discipline without shouting, force or fluster

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$20 64 tickets left

Discipline without shouting, force or fluster with John Cowan Learn to get cooperation from your kids – even the tricky, strong-willed ones! Alternative strategies for firm but fair discipline.  Using effective, peaceful and relationship-enhancing techniques with less noise, anger and resentment that will help kids think, solve problems and make better decisions.​   Don't miss out - get your tickets today!  

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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 87 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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Childminder’s certificate for teenagers

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
$50 27 tickets left

Childminder's certificate for teenagers Become a safe, reliable and fun childminder that every parent will trust and want to book again. This workshop will cover practical advice on how to establish your business, information on developmental needs for children, ideas for play and first aid. Presented by Joy Sluiters and Sarah Thompson. For 13-17 year olds. Places are limited.  

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Baby and Toddler Years Toolbox course – Forrest Hill

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 9 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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August 2019

Raising happy, confident and resilient children

August 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$20 90 tickets left

Resilient, confident children deflect trouble, resist pressure, handle stress and recover from setbacks and trauma. All children can be helped to tackle life’s ups and downs so they can grow with a ‘can-do’ attitude. Discover the key ingredients required to help children develop those sought-after qualities.​   Presented by John Cowan, this workshop is for parents of children 2-12 years old. Book your tickets today!

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Practical Parenting Antenatal course

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$200 13 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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The Early Years Last Forever – Brainwave Trust

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$25 90 tickets left

The Early Years Last Forever – Brainwave Trust We know that consistent, responsive, loving care in the earliest years of a child’s life grows great brains (and great individuals). We even have the science to prove it. Brainwave exists to find out how early experiences impact on a child’s life, and speak up about what we can do about them. Everyone involved in a child’s life can have a positive (or negative) impact on that child’s development. After all, no…

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Mindful parenting – six week course

August 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$150 24 tickets left

Mindful Parenting If you’re finding parenting stressful and life too busy, this is the perfect workshop for you. In this six-week course Shirley teaches practical research-based mindful parenting techniques that reduce stress, improve family relationships, provide tools to stay calm in the middle of even the most chaotic days, and create deep, lasting connections between parents and their children.   Shirley Pastiroff is a counsellor and mother of five. She has a passion for healthy family relationships and focuses much…

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The strong willed child

August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$20 90 tickets left

The strong willed child Some children are naturally compliant and others seem to fight their parents for every bit of ground. Jenny Hale presents a practical session for all those parenting strong-willed and spirited children. This workshop covers the challenges of children 0 - 12 years.   Get your tickets today!

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Development stages and settling 4-12 months

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$20 30 tickets left

After four months of age, babies go through some significant changes in their development; they find their hands, learn to roll, start on solid food and increase their awake time. All this can have an effect on the ability to settle to sleep well for their parents.  Sharlene will demonstrate how settling a baby changes through these developmental changes. About the presenter Sharlene is New Zealand’s leading newborn advisor whose unique baby whispering talents are in demand world-wide.  Sharlene brings…

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September 2019

Tools for engaging cooperation

September 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$20 90 tickets left

Tools for engaging cooperation Creating a positive family atmosphere takes effort, but saves energy in the long run. As harmony increases in your home, there will be fewer battles to get the cooperation you need. Learn how to keep cooperation levels high, diffuse constant confrontations and get on top of challenging behaviour.   For parents of children 2-12 years. Book your ticket today!  

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The value of routine for 4-12 months

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$20 30 tickets left

Babies thrive on routine. Learn how to establish healthy routines that will make life easier for the whole family. About the presenter Sharlene Poole is New Zealand’s leading newborn advisor whose unique baby whispering talents are in demand world-wide.  Sharlene brings an air of calm confidence to new parents as she works closely with the whole family to ensure a smooth transition after the arrival of a new baby.  With over 20 years experience working in postnatal care, she is…

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Blended family success

September 7 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$140 15 tickets left
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Blended family success A day workshop giving couples tools and strategies to equip their blended family to succeed with Adele and Mike Cornish. Topics Understanding blended family dynamics and planning to succeed How to create and sustain a great couple relationship Learning effective communication and conflict resolution skills Creating a thriving environment for children Co-parenting peacefully with ex-partners Uniting your family with positive parenting strategies   What you will learn You will learn how to avoid common pitfalls, overcome the…

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Fights, feelings and other f words

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
$25 88 tickets left

Fights, feelings and other F words We get it, parenting isn’t easy. There are fights, big feelings, frustrations and other F words. Our Family Coaches have seen it all, and have collected their most helpful ideas and insights into a seminar for every parent dealing with the frustrations of everyday parenting.   Doors open at 6.30pm with supper and hot drinks. Tickets are limited so get yours today!

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October 2019

Practical Parenting Antenatal course

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road
Greenlane, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
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$200 15 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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Tī Kōuka – Matamata (October 2019)

October 11 @ 3:00 pm - October 13 @ 2:30 pm
Totara Springs Christian Centre, 288 Taihoa N Road, Taihoa
Matamata, 3473 New Zealand
$100 33 tickets left

Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you the tools to make it a memorable…

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Mindful parenting – six week course

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parenting Place, 300 Great South Road, Greenlane
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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$150 30 tickets left

Mindful Parenting If you’re finding parenting stressful and life too busy, this is the perfect workshop for you. In this six-week course Shirley teaches practical research-based mindful parenting techniques that reduce stress, improve family relationships, provide tools to stay calm in the middle of even the most chaotic days, and create deep, lasting connections between parents and their children. Shirley Pastiroff is a counsellor and mother of five. She has a passion for healthy family relationships and focuses much of…

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November 2019

Tī Kōuka – Auckland (November 2019)

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - November 10 @ 2:30 pm
Carey Park Christian Camp, 397 Henderson Valley Rd, Waitakere
Auckland, 0612 New Zealand
$100 37 tickets left

Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you the tools to make it a memorable…

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December 2019

Tī Kōuka – Christchurch (December 2019)

December 6 @ 3:00 pm - December 8 @ 2:30 pm
Living Springs Camp and Conference Centre, 218 Bamfords Road, Allandale
Christchurch, 8971 New Zealand
$100 40 tickets left

Tī Kōuka - the ultimate adventure weekend for parents and their pre-teens. Most of us don't look forward to talking about self esteem, technology, drugs, alcohol or puberty with our kids. We know it’s really important, but it's difficult to find the right moment, or even know where to start. This is what Tī Kōuka is all about. You make the time, and we create the space, start the conversation, and give you the tools to make it a memorable…

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