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Parenting through separation

SCHEDULE OF COURSES IS BELOW...PLEASE REFER TO THAT BEFORE COMPLETING A REGISTRATION FORM.

Plunket provides the Parenting Through Separation (PTS) Programme in Northland, parts of Auckland, parts of Waikato/Taupo District and the West Coast of the South Island.

This programme helps parents focus on the needs of their children and how parents can communicate better with each other and with their children. It helps them understand what their children's needs are and how to make the best arrangements for them when families are separating. As a result, the programmes help many children through a stressful and difficult time in their lives. 

Please Note: Separating partners do not attend the course together.

The course consists of two, two-hour long sessions or one four hour session.

PTS MOJ Information:-

The MOJ would like to encourage all participants of the Parenting Through Separation Programme to access all the resources and information they need via the new Ministry of Justice website.  The new website is compatible with smart phone technology and can be easily accessed here: www.justice.govt.nz/family/  

The Ministry of Justice YouTube channel features a growing library of MoJ informational resources, and can be accessed here www.youtube.com/user/nzministryofjustice  

"Kids talk about separation" can be viewed by going to these links:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHDhZ1G2z7U  "Kids talk about separation Part 1"

www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0dKWs4tHgQ  "Kids talk about separation Part 2"

 "Families and professionals talk about separation" can be viewed by going to these links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_bxlpi9bwU&index=9&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 1"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k5Rkt5YK8A&index=10&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 2"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7k5Rkt5YK8A&index=10&list=PLq4cimoozvxzzXsMbJM5Jfc3oF7x96Gng "Part 3"

You will be issued with a certificate showing you have attended the programme, which you will need if you want to file papers in the Family Court to start proceedings about the care of your child/children - a Parenting Order.

Please arrange for childcare for any children during your course participation as their attendance may make it difficult for you and other participants to take part in the discussions.

Cost: FREE - but you MUST complete an enrolment form and you will receive confirmation of your attendance prior to the course you are enrolling to attend.

To enroll, or for more details about this service in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taupo district and the West Coast of the South Island:

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR OUR CURRENT SCHEDULE OF COURSES BEFORE COMPLETING A REGISTRATION.

  • Enrol online (PLEASE NOTE - ONLINE ENROLMENT SYSTEM IS CURRENTLY DOWN, PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FORM OR CALL NUMBER BELOW TO ENROL) or download the enrolment form - please see below for current schedule of courses, choose a date/time/venue to suit. Please do not drop your enrolment form in to a Plunket Clinic, it needs to be returned per below only.
  • Email pts@plunket.org.nz OR mail to PTS, PO Box 65123, Mairangi Bay, Auckland
  • Phone 0800 663 714

Programme schedule

The following are current venues and dates in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Taupo district and the West Coast of the South Island. For all other areas, check the full list of Parenting Through Separation providers

2017 Schedule:

Northland

 

 

 

 

Kerikeri

Fri 11 AND 18 August

Two, two-hour sessions

10am - 12noon

Kerikeri Plunket Rooms, 109 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri

Kaitaia

Sat 12 August

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm 

Kaitaia Plunket Rooms, 22 Bank Street, Kaitaia 

Kaikohe

Fri 8 AND 15 September 

Two, two-hour sessions

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Kaikohe Plunket Rooms, 11 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe

 

Whangarei

 

Sat 24 June 

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Wed 5 AND Thu 6 July

Two, two-hour sessions

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Fri 14 July

 

One, four-hour session

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Fri 4 August 

One, four-hour session

 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Wed 9 AND Thu 10 August 

Two, two-hour sessions 

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Sat 19 August 

One, four-hour session

 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Sat 2 September 

One, four-hour session

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Whangarei

Sat 30 September 

One, four-hour session

 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King St, Kensington, Whangarei

Dargaville

Fri 25 August

One, four-hour session 

10am - 2.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 20 Hokianga Rd, Dargaville 

Auckland 

 

     

Albany

FULL

Wed 12 July

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

 

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, (ground floor) Mairangi Bay

Albany

Tue 22 August

One, four-hour session

 

10am - 3pm

 

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, (ground floor) Mairangi Bay

Albany

Wed 13 September

One, four-hour session

 

10am - 3pm 

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, (ground floor) Mairangi Bay

West Auckland

Sat 22 July

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm 

 

McLaren Park and Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson (Rua Front Room)

West Auckland

Sat 26 August

One, four-hour session

 

10am - 3pm 

 

McLaren Park and Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson (Rua Front Room)

West Auckland

Sat 16 September

One, four-hour session

 

10am - 3pm 

 

McLaren Park and Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Avenue, Henderson (Rua Front Room)

Manurewa  

Wed 5 AND 12 July

Two, two-hour sessions 

3 - 5pm 

 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Manurewa  

Wed 23 AND 30 August

Two, two-hour sessions 

3 - 5pm 

 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Manurewa  

Wed 13 AND 20 September

Two, two-hour sessions 

3 - 5pm 

 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Manukau (held at Manurewa venue)

Thu 17 August 

One, four-hour session 

10am - 3pm 

Southmall Shopping Centre, 185 Great South Rd, Manurewa (Shopping Centre Management Offices) - upstairs opposite Bargain Bazaar

Auckland Central (Mandarin speaking ONLY) 

Sat 19 August 

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm 

Sandringham-Kingsland Plunket, 427 Sandringham Road, Sandringham

Pukekohe

 

Mon 3 July

One, four-hour session

 

9am - 1pm 

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe  

Pukekohe

Mon 14 August 

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1pm 

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe

Pukekohe

Mon 11 September 

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1pm 

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe 

Waikato 

 

 
 
 

Hamilton

 

Mon 26 June AND 3 July 

Two, two- hour sessions

4 - 6pm  

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Hamilton

Mon 10 AND 17 July

Two, two- hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Hamilton

Sat 22 July

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Hamilton

Sat 5 August

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Hamilton

Mon 14 AND 21 August

Two, two- hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton

Hamilton

Mon 28 August AND 4 September

Two, two- hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Hamilton

Sat 2 September

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Morrinsville

Sat 12 August

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm

Morrinsville Plunket Rooms, 125 Anderson St, Morrinsville 

Te Kuiti 

 

Fri 25 August

One, four-hour session 

10am - 2.30pm 

Te Kuiti Community House (above Library), 28 Taupiri St, Te Kuiti 

Cambridge

Thu 20 AND 27 July

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Cambridge Plunket Rooms, Victoria St (opposite The Warehouse), Cambridge

Taupo 

Thu 6 AND 13 July 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

Taupo 

Thu 10 AND 17 August 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

Taupo

Thu 14 AND 21 September 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

West Coast 

 

     

Westport

 

Sat 8 July 

One, four-hour session

11am - 4pm 

Westport Plunket Rooms, Lyndhurst St, Greymouth

Greymouth

Mon 24 AND 31 July

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5pm 

Work and Income Offices, 112 Mackay St, Greymouth

Greymouth

Mon 14 AND 21 August

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5pm 

Work and Income Offices, 112 Mackay St, Greymouth

Greymouth

Mon 11 AND 18 September

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5pm 

Work and Income Offices, 112 Mackay St, Greymouth

Hokitika

Sat 5 August

One, four-hour session

11am - 4pm

Hokitika Plunket Rooms, 60 Sewell St, Hokitika

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