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ACROSS To Kotahitanga O Te Wairua

Counselling, Early intervention, Support Groups, Supervised Contact (Court Approved)

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Website: http://www.across.org.nz

Alfredton Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Thursday 9.30 am to 12 noon

Appleton Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education

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Barnados Bumps to Babies

National call centre

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Busy Bees Childcare Centre

Early Childhood Education

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Central Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education for children aged 2 to 5 years

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Website: http://www.dannevirkekindergartens.org.nz

Community Midwives

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Country Kids

Child care centre

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Dot Kids

Early childhood centre

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Eketahuna Community Garden

Community Garden

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Eketahuna Health Centre

Health Centre with GP and nursing services

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Eketahuna Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday & Thursday 9 am to 12 noon

Family Planning

Health promotion. Promoting positive sexual health by providing advice, support, services and resources relating to sexual and reproductive health, and relationships

Feeling Special Feeling Safe: positive life skills programme for chidren and their families/whanau; resources and educationfor healthy family/whanau relationships; Resources relating directly to the prevention of family violence

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Website: http://www.familyplanning.org.nz

First Years Preschool

Early childhood education & care centre

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Holyoake Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education and care facility

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Kids Castle

0-5 Preschool Child care & Education. &.30 - 5.30 Mon - Fri

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Kumeroa-Hopelands Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday 10.00 – 12.30

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Makuri Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Tuesday 9.30 am to 12 noon

Manawatu Supporting Families in Mental Illness

Support, Advocacy, Education, Information for Families whose lives are affected by Mental Illness. Free Depression & Anxiety courses offered twice a year.

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Website: http://www.manawatusf.org.nz

Mangamaire Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Tuesday 9.30 am to 12 noon

Multiple Birth Association

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Norsewood Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday 10.00 – 12.00

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Open Home Foundation

Providing quality child-centred, family-focussed, Christian social services.  The Open Home Foundation has a commitment to working collaboratively with families and whanau in a strength based and culturally appropriate way that prioritises child safety and promotes family well-being/whanau mauri ora.

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Pahiatua Community Garden

Learning Life Skills

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Family Support, particularly young children

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Pregnancy testing, Link to midwives, Ante-natal referrals, Breast feeding Support, Family support

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Pahiatua Community Services Trust

Young parent support, Young parent partner support, Independent youth

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Pahiatua Free Budget Service

Free confidential financial assistance & mentoring, building financial capability

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Pahiatua Kindergarten

Kindergarten: Early Childhood Education

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Pahiatua Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Monday & Wednesday 9 am to 12 noon

Parent Help Line

National call centre

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Parentline Manawatu

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PAUA Early Childhood Home-based Care Service

Home-based Early Childhood Care Provider: ECE and OSCAR care with approved Educators

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Website: http://www.paua.ac.nz/

Plunket

Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Nurse

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Plunket

Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Nurse

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Pongaroa Early Years Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday 9.30 am to 12 noon

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Pregnancy Counselling Services

National call centre

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Public Health Nurse Dannevirke

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Public Health Nurse Pahiatua

Work in schools and pre-schools and their communities, work with children, young people and their whanau. School staff, parents, whanau refer children with health concerns to the Public Health Nurse.

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Ruahine Playhouse

Playgroup Hours Tuesday 9.30 – 12.00

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SANDS

Sands New Zealand is a voluntary, parent-run, non-profit organisation set up to support parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby

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Website: http://www.sands.org.nz/

SANDS

Sands New Zealand is a voluntary, parent-run, non-profit organisation set up to support parents and families who have experienced the death of a baby

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Website: http://www.sands.org.nz/

Sexual Health Clinic

MidCentral DHB service

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SKIP

Strategies with Kids.  Information for Parents

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Website: http://www.skip.org.nz

Special Education Services

Ministry of Education, Special Education Service Free offers: Early intervention service to support children who have a developmental or learning delay, a disability behaviour or communication issue that impacts their ability to participate or learn. Communication support for students with high speech/language needs at school.  Ongoing Resourcing Scheme to support children with the highest level of need at school.  High Health Needs Fund to support for children who are too sick to attend school.  Physical Disability Service to support children with physical disabilities at school.  Severe Behaviour Service to support children at shcool who are experiencing severe behaviour difficulties

 

 

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Website: http://www.education.govt.nz

Tararua Family Services

Informal resolution support, loss & grief, depressions, suicide, anger & life changes

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Parenting Programmes, Group programmes for victims of Family Violence

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua Family Services

Social Work Support Services

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Website: http://www.anglicancarewaiapu.nz

Tararua REAP - Early Childhood Education

Supporting increased participation in Quality Early Childhood Education and increased successful transition to Schools by:

  • Minimising the barriers that prevent rural children and whānau from participating in ECE by providing relevant information to assist them in making informed decisions about ECE learning options and support with enrolment
  • Either in group situations or on a one-to-one basis. 
  • Coordinating and providing interactive sessions to whānau/families and the wider community that are both fun and educational to show the benefits of ECE and encourage participation.
  • Providing access to high quality ECE teaching resources - to enhance ECE organisations and teaching capability.
  • Supporting the Kohanga Reo within the Tararua District to deliver high quality ECE programmes and supporting the ECE sector with implementation of Ka Hikitia.
  • Delivering practical workshops which have direct links to Te Whariki to rural playgroups across the Tararua District.
  • Leading and facilitating the Tararua ECE and New Entrant Teachers Forum focusing on professional development and sector collaboration. Providing professional development opportunities to the ECE sector that might not otherwise be possible in smaller rural communities.
  • Supporting Tararua REAP in taking an active role in the Dannevirke Schools Community of Learning, including the ECE Coordinator being a standing member of the COL Management Team.
  • Providing key support to all ECE/school transition initiatives in the Tararua area.
  • Leading and facilitating the Tararua ECE and New Entrant Teachers Forum focusing on collaboration and transition. Providing professional development opportunities to the ECE sector that focus on transition to school.

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Tararua REAP - Strengthening Families

Administer and coordinate the Strengthening Families process for whanau/families working with multiple agencies and/or organisations in the Tararua District. Provide support for Strengthening Families Lead Agencies. Administer the Tararua Strengthening Families Network and coordinate the monthly Forum Mettings. Secretarial role for the Tararua Strengthening Families Local Management Group

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Website: http://www.tararuareap.co.nz

Te Kapua O Te Rangi te Kohanga Reo

Te Kapua O Te Rangi Te Kohanga Reo

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Te Kete Hauora o Rangitane

Tamariki Ora - 8 core health checks plus visits to support children aged 0-5years old in their development

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Te Kete Hauora o Rangitane

Tamariki Ora - Well Child Kaiawhina

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Te Kohanga Reo Atawhai

Total immersion pre-school Te Reo Maori Kaupapa Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Kohanga Reo O Kaitoki

Kohanga Reo Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Kohanga Reo O Taniwaka

Kohanga Reo Hours Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm

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Te Uri Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Tuesdays 9.30 -

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Te Whare Koha Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday 9.00 -

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Ti Tree Point Playgroup

Playgroup Hours Wednesday 10 – 12.00

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Toy Library

Opening Hours: Wednesday: 2.30-5.30pm, Thursday 9.30-11.30am, Friday 9.30-11.30am

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Toy Library

Opening Hours: Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm. Saturday 10:30am - 12:00 noon.

Wairarapa REAP - Early childhood education

Supporting education in southern Tararau through Early Childhood Playgroups

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Woodville Early Childcare Centre

Early childhood centre

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Woodville Playcentre

Children and whanau learning and growing together.  Playcentre Hours Tues & Thurs 9.15 – 1:15pm

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Work & Income

Work & Income Services (Employment & Financial Support) to the Tararua District.  Includes Heartlands in Pahiatua as a link to services provided

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Website: http://www.workandincome.govt.nz

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