A Father & Child survey of 124 dads attending the Waitakere City Toddler Day Out this year, found that a majority felt their needs as a dad are well catered for in Waitakere City. However, only half said that they’d had face-to-face contact with a Well Child Health provider, such as Plunket. Home-based Well Child […]
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Waitakere City is holding a ’Focus on Fathering Week’ again, building on last year’s events. This year’s celebration, coordinated by Promoting Great Parenting, Violence Free Waitakere and the Waitakere City Council includes free mall displays, seminars and Health Checks, all ending with the Fathers Day picnic, from 9—2.30 at the Tui Glen Reserve. The opening […]
Waitakere City has held a ‘fathering week’ in the lead-up to Fathers Day starting on Monday 27 August. Events included a panel discussion on supporting new fathers, a father and son hike in the Waitakeres and a ‘training night’ for dads to play games with their pre-schoolers. Auckland University lecturer Warwick Pudney pointed out that […]