Mother and Pēpi

Free, non-judgemental, and culturally inclusive safe environment for hapū wahine, new māma, their partners and whanau.

“Mā te pā te tamaiti e whakatipu”
It takes a village to raise a child


What’s in it for me?

Whānau Workers can help you:

  • Increase your knowledge and confidence around parenting
  • Learn about baby care (bonding & attachment, bathing, breastfeeding, immunisation, nutrition, child development)
  • Understand what health professionals and services are available
  • Learn techniques for stress-relief and help you to increase your sense of well-being
  • Build connections with other mothers
  • Create a safe environment for yourself and your pēpi

Group Sessions and activities

    • Breastfeeding
    • Smoking Cessation
    • Creative workshops
    • Social events
    • Fun outings for pēpi


      • We provide support for parents who have little or no support
      • We can assist during pregnancy, and until pēpi is 5 years old
      • Our service is free and flexible to meet your individual needs

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