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January 2018

Sailor the Pufferfish Asthma Show

Calling all Primary and Intermediate School Teachers – book this wonderful free asthma show through the Nelson Asthma Society, asthma.nelson@xtra.co.nz. This is a thoroughly entertaining health promotion show that will help our young people to take care of their lungs and improve their long term health outcomes by reducing asthma symptoms.Read More

Are you interested in becoming connected with the Community Sector?? – Community & Whanau meeting for Nelson – 7 February 2018

 Please come along to our first Nelson Community & Whanau meeting for 2018. We have been very lucky have Clarke Ching – an International speaker, management consultant and author of the business novel “Rolling Rocks Downhill” coming along to speak about bottle necking in your Organisation. We also have We will also be having Nicola Gausel & Matt Walters from the Nelson City Council coming to speak about – Community Investment Fund 2018/19. Nicola and Matt will provide an update on this year’s funding round and the new priority areas set for 2018/19.Read More

Richmond Riding for the Disabled

The Richmond Riding for the Disabled are looking for volunteers to assist with our therapeutic horse riding lessons for our clients. Horse knowledge and or knowledge regarding people with a disability an advantage but not necessary. We are always in need of volunteers even if you do not wish to assist with our lessons. Others areas of assistance gardening, maintenance, poo picking or bagging poo for sale. Please contactRead More

Understanding Maltreatment – 21 February

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:
> define maltreatment and list the four types of maltreatment
> recognise indicators of each type of maltreatment
> explain the impact of maltreatment and family violence on children and young people
> identify ways to support a child or young person who has experienced maltreatment or family violence
> demonstrate an appropriate response to a disclosure of abuse
> Develop a plan to minimise repeated intergenerational maltreatment.Read More

Parenting and Life Skills course – 28 February

Having a new baby is one of the most amazing (and scary) things in life.

There’s so much to learn and so many new things to get used to. You get no sleep. There’s another hungry mouth to feed. And your body is exhausted.

This course will help you to care for your baby and yourself.

More than 80 other mums have taken this course. Time and again, we’ve seen them go on to do amazing things. You could be next.Read More