Stories: Big ideas that are making a difference
List of Case Studies
‘MumSpace’ provides a safe space for Mums wellbeing
MumSpace is a group of Mums in Oamaru who connect once a month, with a focus on how Mum is doing.
Community rock painting gets local families outdoors
Ōamaru Rocks is a great community led project that keeps families connected to each other and the wider community.
Hampden Playgroup: Reducing social isolation for rural families
Hampden Playgroup is a group full of young families that keep connected socially through the weekly meetings in the Hampden Community Hall.
Second hand books finding a second life with whānau in Ōamaru
'Laps not Apps' is an initiative that encourages parents to use literacy to form positive attachment with their tamariki.
Crystal Pekepo: Connecting whānau to whakapapa
Crystal Pekepo helps whānau in Hawke’s Bay connect with each other and build their cultural understanding.
Sharing experiences connects Chinese families
It can be difficult moving to a new country, especially when you don't know the language. This is why Eva Chen uses Mandarin in parenting workshops and resources for Chinese families.
Latu To’omaga: Breaking the cycle
Latu To'omaga talks about breaking the cycle of trauma in his own family.
Real Talk programme creates a ripple effect in communities
Families in Strathmore and across the Wellington region are learning about conscious parenting and breaking the cycle through the 'Real Talk' parenting programme.
Hamilton Chinese community grows connections
SKIP Champion Eva Chen has been working closely with the Hamilton chinese community to build parenting capability.
Discussing culture and identity for tamariki
Crystal shares how she brings Māori culture and traditions to her tamariki so they form a sense of identity
Emotional parent support within the Chinese community
SKIP Champion Eva Chen talks about emotional support parenting workshops being run in Auckland
Sharing stories of Whāngai
Whāngai is a traditional Māori practice where a child is raised by someone other than their birth parents
Supporting whānau after the Earthquakes
The 2010/11 Canterbury and Christchurch earthquakes and ongoing aftershocks have had a profound and lasting effect on the city...
Connecting parents in Waitakere
Waitakere, West Auckland has a diverse population of around 200,000 residents, a tenth of those under-five...
Helping whānau with the tricky bits
It’s often said parenting should come with a manual, especially when it comes to the tricky bits of raising under–fives...
The invisible families of central Auckland
If you walk down the streets of Auckland’s bustling CBD, you’ll see plenty of crowded shops and cafes, but few prams or pushchairs...