Parenting Programmes

Pirirakau Hauora offer a Kaupapa Māori Ante-Natal Programme through ante-natal classes and parenting education classes. These are delivered throughout the Western Bay of Plenty. The Ante-Natal Programme is a total of 12 hours in duration whilst the parenting course is a minimum of three (3) hours in duration.

The other areas that are promoted is the benefits of breastfeeding, and the benefits of immunisation, and smoking cessation for pregnant mothers.

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Providers facilitate access to various parenting programmes such as Parents Inc's "Parenting Tool Box Series, 0-5yrs, 6-12yrs and teenagers" and the "incredible Years". Staff work alongside the whanau to enrol them on these excellent programmes and support them through the course duration. The ultimate aim is to add to the whānau skills in parenting to enable them to thrive as whānau and to give their tamariki the best chance of growing into productive members of society.

Ante-natal

Pirirakau Hauora offer a Kaupapa Māori Ante-Natal Programme through ante-natal classes and parenting education classes. These are delivered throughout the Western Bay of Plenty. The Ante-Natal Programme is a total of 12 hours in duration whilst the parenting course is a minimum of three (3) hours in duration.

The other areas that are promoted is the benefits of breastfeeding, and the benefits of immunisation, and smoking cessation for pregnant mothers.



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