Our Programmes

Rants in the Park with Flourish

Walk, stroll, amble or run, with or without your off-road buggy, then sit back and enjoy a coffee at Flourish. The benefits of nature, exercise, and social connection (and coffee!) for the mental health of a parent are well known and accepted.

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Te Mama Wellbeing – Wednesday afternoons

Flourish Taranaki is proud to launch Te Mama Wellbeing Wednesday sessions in 2023. Come along, and access wellbeing tools, courses, and services from leading local providers in the wellbeing space.

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Whānau Reo

You are invited join Renee to connect over sharing of food and learning some sentences and words in Te reo Māori that we can use at home with our children. We will sing some songs, learn some karakia and play some games to support our journey.

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Toolbox Pre School Years (0-4 years)

Parenting your toddler or preschooler comes with a surprising amount of unexpected challenges! Sleep deprivation, strong-willed two-year-olds, picky eaters and food flying everywhere!

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Toolbox Primary Years (5 to 12 years)

Just when we all think we’re getting the hang of this parenting thing, our toddlers become 5-year-olds going on 13-year-olds and we find ourselves facing a whole set of new challenges! Starting school, navigating friendships and deciding how may hours of screen time are too many hours of screen time?

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren – Coffee Support Group

If you are supporting a grandchild on a full-time basis or understand the blessings and challenges that this role brings, we would love to meet with you. We welcome you sharing your experiences – to be seen, heard and celebrated.

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Booster Course – following completed Toolbox or Incredible Years

For anyone who has done The Incredible Years or Toolbox preschool or primary years course and would like a ‘refresher’. We will review the main tools and gems from both programmes and then problem solve these with you in terms of something that you are currently struggling with.

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Seasons for Growth for the Parent – Separation and Divorce

Seasons For Growth Parent Programme provides an opportunity for parents to better understand the experience of death, separation and divorce and bereavement from a child’s perspective, and to explore ideas and strategies that they may wish to consider as they support their children transition through family change.

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Seasons for Growth for the Parent – Bereavement

Background The Seasons for Growth programme provides an opportunity for parents/caregivers to better understand the experience of death, separation and divorce, and bereavement from a child’s perspective, and to explore ideas and strategies that they may wish to consider as they support their children in transitioning through these…

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IAIM Infant Massage with Cathy Roberts

Infant massage is a great way to promote relaxation for both parent and child, better sleep patterns, ease physical discomfort, and enhance emotional and brain development. The International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) uses a combination of Indian and Swedish massage strokes, reflexology and gentle yoga stretches to promote nurturing touch and communication.

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Choices in Childbirth

Choices in Childbirth classes are intended to be taken in addition to Antenatal Classes. Active Birth Taranaki Inc. is a group of people passionate in supporting natural birth, working towards a community which is confident in woman’s ability to birth naturally, where woman and their birthing partners experience the power of positive childbirth. We are here to inform and inspire you from our personal birth experiences and knowledge.

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Kotahitanga – Social Service Provider Meet-ups

Creating connected and compassionate communities who collaborate, consult and communicate. Flourish aims to create easier and more effective access to services for whanau, and to provide increased support for social service providers and referring agencies through connection and shared information.

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Our Flourish Fun Fraternity (FFF)

Activities to join in on, as and when you can. Connection, play and socialising are such important tools for wellbeing, and our FFF is an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and give something a go that you’ve always wanted to try, or pick up where you left off in your pre-child days. It’s a chance to meet new people and fill your own cup a little, or a lot!

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The Happy Home Habits Hub

An online Membership for parents to learn the simple daily habits to transform their home lives from stress city to a happy haven for all.

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Taranaki Cubers

  We love to meet through games – cubing, chess, 3D design and print, Catan, DnD, Lego, cup stacks Curious kids who love these kinds of games, welcome to come along and hang with or without their adult. We meet up every second Sunday during school term, fun and refreshments…

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Board Gaming – Tuesday Nights

The art of board gaming teaches us practical skills, useful lessons, engages our emotions, and challenges our intellect. There's nothing better to create memories, generate traditions, and foster relationships. 

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Parents Living With Cancer FOCUSED COFFEE GROUP

Parents dealing with a cancer diagnosis support group. Know anyone who is dealing with cancer while parenting?

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1 Rogan Street, New Plymouth.

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