Parenting and Custody Resources


If you're looking for help with parenting, try these organisations or websites... 

  • Parents Inc is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to making life better for parents and their kids
  • Parents Centres New Zealand has 52 centres throughout New Zealand providing support and education for parents and children aged 0-6.
  • Littlies Magazine is a magazine and website with practical parenting advice
  • Kiwi Families is a website with a ton of advice, help, information, products & services and access to support from other NZ parents.
  • Families Commission is a government department with lots of information on parenting and related topics.
  • Kidspot New Zealand is a website that looks a bit commercial at first glance, but dig deeper for advice and guidance on diet, activities, health, behaviour and development at various stages of your child's life.
  • Barnardos provides a range of child and family services, early childhood care and education throughout New Zealand.
  • Plunket provides Well Child and family/whanau services to support the development, health and well-being of children under the age of 5.

Single Parenting

Kiwi Families has a section dedicated to single parenting issues here.