Triple P(external link)
The Parenting and Family Support Centre, based in NZ and Australia
Triple P helps you manage your child's behaviour, emotions and development in a way that isn't hurtful. You will build strong relationships, communicate well and encourage the kind of behaviour you want to see. Find out more:
Find a Triple P practitioner near you(external link)
Find out more about Triple P, read the latest Triple P magazine, look at blog posts, sign up for Triple P Online and search for discussion groups and Triple P providers in your area on the Triple P national website.(external link)
Triple P online parenting programme for toddlers to tweens (0 to 12-year-olds)
- Encourage good behaviour
- Manage misbehaviour
- Settle tantrums
- Tackle disobedience
- Teach your child new skills
- Take the stress out of shopping
Sign up for Triple P Online and get 12 months’ unlimited access to all the proven tips, strategies and knowledge of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program®. Eight modules.
Visit the website for more details(external link).
Triple P online parenting programme for pre-teens and teens (10–18 year olds)
- Build a stronger relationship
- Negotiate boundaries and expectations
- Deal calmly with conflict
- Survive the emotional roller coaster
- Prepare for risky situations
- Equip them to handle life’s problems
Visit the website for course costs and more details.(external link)
Kiwi Families – for passionate parents(external link)
Comprehensive practical parenting advice for New Zealand parents. You can find everything you need to know about raising children from conception until they leave home.
Parent Help NZ(external link)
A Wellington-based organisation that caters for all parenting issues from the smallest problem to the most serious issue of child abuse.
- Helpline(external link) 0800 568 856 9am–11pm every day
- Counselling(external link) and family therapy (Wellington area) information and resources
- Parent education and 8-week programme for parents of teens(external link) Helping parents of teenagers to positively prepare and guide your child to independence
Ministry of Social Development – positive parenting(external link)
Links to a variety of resources and websites to help parents increase your children's ability to live successfully in the world around them.
Tākai(external link) (previously called SKIP)
Tākai is a village of whānau supporters who work together to wrap around whānau, communities and our littlest tamariki under-five.
Parenting Place walks alongside you and your whānau from the moment your little one is born until they raise tamariki of their own. Whether you have a newborn, a teenager, a troupe of grandkids, or nieces and nephews, they have a range of programmes, courses, camps and resources tailored for you and your whānau.
Next Chapter Parenting NZ(external link)
Next Chapter Parenting delivers one to one, or group parenting sessions, via zoom.
More useful resources for parents
Parenting resources by age and stage(external link)
Ministry for Children, NZ
The Parenting Resource was developed to support whānau workers delivering home visiting programmes. The Parenting Resource contains child development and parenting information appropriate through pregnancy and the first 36 months of a child’s life.
Weekly goals and routines for tweens(external link)
All Right, NZ
Having a predictable routine can help both younger and older children feel secure and happy. Routine charts are also a great way to help our kids take responsibility for parts of their day, and feel good about it!
My Family Activities – fun ideas to keep your family active(external link)
Health Promotion Agency
Inspiring families to be active together and enjoy fun, free or low-cost activities in their community.
A series of great guides to help normalise conversations around wellbeing and mental health.
Reading books together about feelings is a great way to start a conversation – we’ve picked a few of our favourites to share with you.