There are a number of useful websites for New Zealand parents. Here are a few that we've bumped into that might be of interest:
Tots to Teens
The only publication designed exclusively for parents with useful articles and information for every stage of childhood, plus great birthday party ideas, classes and lessons and other suppliers and destinations for families.
Our sister site & a resource for parents and children to find hundreds of extra curricular activities for kids, including birthday party ideas and supplies, educational resources, shows and events, plus specials and discounts for kids and families
Works with families to help with the care, education & support of their children
Works to support, strengthen and advocate for one-parent famillies
Child Safety Foundation
Dedicated to promoting child safety practices
NZ's biggest and most comprehensive men's centre dedicated, since 1996, to working with men and boys on issues that affect their lives
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Parenting second time around
Immunisation Advisory Centre
Aim is to provide NZers with a local source of independent, factual information including benefits and risks of immunisation, and vaccine-preventable diseases
KEEA - Kiwi Enuresis Encopresis Association
A national organisation to support families who have children with wetting and soiling problems
For children (and parents of) who are being bullied or are bullies
La Leche League
A support group for women who are either breastfeeding or plannning to breastfeed
LifeLine's 24 hour telephone counselling is a process of exploring caring ways to resolve your situation in an anonymous, compassionate and supportive environment
New Zealand Multiple Birth Association
The Multiple Birth Association offers help, advice and support to parents of twins or more
Parents Inc (formerly Parenting with Confidence)
Dedicated to inspiring and equipping parents with insights on how to form and sustain strong, vibrant family relationships
Aim to enable positive birth experiences and informed parenting in a community where parents are supported and highly valued in their role
Aim to ensure that New Zealand children are among the healthiest in the world
Relationship Services is a national not for profit organisation, offering relationship counselling and education services from 30 offices and 70 locations around New Zealand
S.K.I.P. is a national programme designed to support parents and caregivers to raise their children in a positve way
Provides support to children, young people and their families through tough times of change, loss and grief - whatever the cause
A free telephone counselling service for children and young people from 5 to 18 years
Womens Health Action
A charitable trust with the aims of providing women with high quality information and education services to enable them to maintain their health and make informed choices about their health care
Confidential support for young people
A confidential telephone counselling service for men, by men
Parent to Parent
Parent to Parent is a support and information network for parents of children with special needs. Support is provided voluntarily by Trained Support Parents who have a child with the same or similar needs.
Pregnancy Help supports the well being of pregnancy and recently pregnant women, new mothers and their family/whanau, with care, concern and confidentiality
Trauma and Birth Stress
Information and support for women who have suffered a traumatic/stressfull pregnancy or birth experience
kidshealth is a child and youth health information website to support parents and health professionals.
Water Safety New Zealand
Information on how to keep your kids safe near water
GKA (GetKidsActive.com) is a New Zealand based initiative which aims to help provide parents, teachers and caregivers with advice, resources and downloads about getting children physically active in an increasingly inactive world.
Donate NZ provides the ultimate simple portal where individuals, organisations and companies can donate time, expertise and goods in any condition to schools, early childhood and not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand.
SANDS - Stillbirth and Newborn Death Support
SANDS are a group of parents helpng to care for other bereaved parents, families and friends. They promote awareness, understanding and support for those dealing with the death of a baby in pregnancy, birth or neonatally, or due to medical termination
A New Zealand-wide group for those who have lost one or more or all of their twins, triplets or more from early pregnancy to childhood and beyond including the loss of a twin sibling in adulthood.
CMBC Bereavement Support
This service is gently offered to any persons who may have suffered loss after the death of multiple(s). The death may have been recent or anticipated, or may have been weeks, months or years ago...
Provision of emotional support and information for women and their families during and after miscarriage and subsequent pregnancies.
NZ Child Restraints
Offers practical advice specifically designed for New Zealand on correct car seat use through an informative website and is looking to launch education classes in 2007