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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.

Click here to Enrol online 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

2018 Schedule:

Northland

 

 

 

 

Kaitaia

Sat 10 Feb

One, four-hour session

10.30am - 3pm

Kaitaia Plunket Rooms, 22 Bank Street, Kaitaia

Kaikohe

Fri 16 AND 23 Feb

Two, two-hour sessions

10am - 12noon 

Kaikohe Plunket Rooms, 11 Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe 

Whangarei 

 

Fri 26 Jan 

One, four-hour session 

11.30am - 3.30pm 

BNZ Partners Business Centre, Level 1, 57 Bank St, Whangarei 

 Whangarei 

Fri 16 Feb 

One, four-hour session

 

10.30am - 3pm 

BNZ Partners Business Centre, Level 1, 57 Bank St, Whangarei 

 

Whangarei 

 

Wed 21 AND Thu 22 Feb 

Two, two-hour sessions 

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King Street, Kensington, Whangarei 

Whangarei 

 

Sat 3 Mar 

One, four-hour session 

10.30am - 3pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King Street, Kensington, Whangarei 

Whangarei 

This March date TBC

 

 

 

Venue TBC

Whangarei 

 

Wed 28 AND Thu 29 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions 

4.30 - 6.30pm 

Plunket Family Centre, 33 King Street, Kensington, Whangarei 

Auckland

 

     

Albany

Wed 14 Feb

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, Mairangi Bay

Albany

Sat 17 Mar

One, four-hour session

1 - 5pm

Plunket Hub, 8b Constellation Drive, Mairangi Bay

West Auckland

Sat 17 Feb

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

McLaren Park & Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Ave, Henderson

West Auckland

Sat 17 Mar

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

McLaren Park & Henderson South (MPHS) Hub West Community Facility, 27 Corban Ave, Henderson

Takanini

 

Thu 15 AND 22 Feb 

Two, two-hour sessions 

 

10am - 12noon 

Takanini Family Service Centre, 8 Oakleigh Ave, Takanini 

Takanini

 

Thu 15 AND 22 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions 

 

10am - 12noon 

Takanini Family Service Centre, 8 Oakleigh Ave, Takanini 

Manurewa

Thu 22 Feb

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

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

Auckland Central (Mandarin speaking ONLY)

Sat 3 Feb

One, four-hour session

10am - 3pm

Sandringham-Kingsland Plunket, 427 Sandringham Road, Sandringham

Pukekohe

Mon 12 Feb

One, four-hour session

9am - 1pm

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe

Pukekohe

Mon 12 Mar

One, four-hour session

9am - 1pm

Franklin Family Support Services, 6A Roulston St, Pukekohe

Waikato 

 

 
 
 

Hamilton 

Sat 10 Feb 

One, four-hour session

9am - 1.30pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

 Hamilton 

Mon 12 AND 19 Feb 

Two, two-hour sessions 

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

 Hamilton 

Mon 5 AND 12 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Hamilton  

Sat 10 Mar 

One, four-hour session  

9am - 1.30pm

Plunket Rooms, 12 Richmond St, Hamilton 

Morrinsville 

Sat 24 Feb 

One, four-hour session 

9am - 1.30pm 

Morrinsville Plunket Rooms, 125 Anderson St, Morrinsville 

Te Kuiti 

Fri 9 Feb 

One, four-hour session  

10am - 2.30pm 

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

Cambridge

Thu 8 AND 15 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

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

 Taupo 

Thu 8 AND 15 Feb

Two, two-hour sessions 

4 - 6pm 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

Taupo  

Wed 14 AND 21 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions

4 - 6pm 

Taupo Plunket Rooms, 35 Motutaiko St, Taupo

West Coast

 

     

Westport

Sat 10 Feb

One, four-hour session 

11am - 4pm 

Westport Plunket Rooms, Lyndhurst St, Westport

Greymouth

Mon 5 AND 12 Feb

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5pm

8 Kilgour Road (off Shakespeare Rd), Greymouth

Greymouth

 

Mon 26 Feb AND 5 Mar 

Two, two-hour sessions

3 - 5pm

8 Kilgour Road (off Shakespeare Rd), Greymouth

Greymouth

 

Sat 17 Mar

One, four-hour session 

11am - 3.30pm 

8 Kilgour Road (off Shakespeare Rd), Greymouth

Hokitika

Sat 3 Mar

One, four-hour session

11am - 4pm

Hokitika Plunket Rooms, 60 Sewell St, Hokitika

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