Helpful links

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Listed below are some helpful links for those with children under five. 

Movement | Child Development | Family Times | KiwiParent | Tots to teens | Brain Connection | Brainwave | Education counts | Ministry of Education | Kiwi Families | Oh Baby | Parents Centre | Raising Children | Under 5s | Community and Public Health | Immunisation Advisory Centre | Ministry of Health | Parentline | Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | Healthy Food | My Kids Lick the Bowl | Nutrition Foundation | The National Heart Foundation | Father and Child | Kids Alive | La Leche League | Plunket | Safe Kids 


Movement

Watch and learn from Sport New Zealand's Active Movement Advisor Gill Connell. Gill recommends activities for children under 5, and shows you how you can get your child moving. 

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Child Development

PBS Parents serves as a parent's window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to educational games and activities.

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Family time 

Magazines

Family Times celebrates the stages of growing up and delves into the important issues facing parents. Get ideas and inspiration for the holidays and for celebrating different occasions.

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KiwiParent

Magazines

Kiwiparent has information available and as a reliable source contains all the help and info of parenthood.

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Tots to Teens

Magazines

At Tots to Teens, it’s all about childhood. They want to make it easier for modern parents to access practical advice, find out relevant info, and discover helpful products and services. 

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Brain Connection 

Brain Development

BrainConnection.com is dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality information about how the brain works and how people learn.

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Brainwave

Brain Development

At Brainwave every childhood matters and they discuss the vital importance of brain development in the early years of a child's life.

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Education Counts

Education

Education Counts aims to increase the availability and accessibility of information about education statistics and research.

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Ministry of Education

Education

The Ministry of Education is the Government's lead advisor on the New Zealand education system, shaping direction for sector agencies and providers.

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Kiwi Families

General Under 5s Information

Kiwi Families have been serving up free tips, tools and advice from the best parenting experts from around New Zealand to help grow families.

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Oh Baby

General Under 5s Information

OHBaby provide a website, magazine and online community that helps us all be better parents.

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Parents Centre

General Under 5s Information

Parents Centre offer crucial support throughout the exciting yet uncertain months of pregnancy and the early months and years of becoming a parent.

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Raising Children

General Under 5s Information

Raising Children Media LTD set up to support parents by providing them with quality video content on subjects they'll find helpful.

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Under 5s

General Under 5s Information

Early childhood experiences are critical to the development of the skills, attitudes and confidence required to become an active participant in sport and recreation in later life.

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Community and Public Health

Health and Nutrition

Community and Public Health set out to improve the health and wellbeing of our region, especially for children and young adults.

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Immunisation Advisory Centre

Health and Nutrition

Provides New Zealanders with a factual source of information based on scientific research regarding vaccines, preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation.

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Ministry of Health

Health and Nutrition

The Ministry of Health works across the health sector to deliver better health outcomes for New Zealanders.

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Parentline

Health and Nutrition

Provide a range of beneficial programmes to not only help the children but the family and greater community as a whole.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Health and Nutrition

Here we focus on postnatal depression and how a mother may feel her world has fallen apart, that everything is black or that nothing makes sense.

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Healthy Food

Health and Nutrition

Healthy Food is your trusted guide to eating healthy where you can access expert advice and thousands of healthy recipes.

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My Kids Lick the Bowl

Health and Nutrition

My Kids Lick The Bowl is the best kids food blog offering common sense child nutrition and healthy recipes for your baby.

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Nutrition Foundation

Health and Nutrition

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is a non-profit organisation to help Kiwis eat well no matter what their circumstances.

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The National Heart Foundation

Health and Nutrition

The Heart Foundation is a New Zealand charity leading the fight against our nations single biggest killer - heart disease.

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Father and Child

Upset? Confused? Obstructed in your role as a dad?
…or after more information about being a father?

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Kids Alive

In 1988 to combat drowning, Laurie Lawrence created the Kids Alive – Do the Five water safety program. The Kids Alive community service program educates the public on five important steps to reduce the risk of preschool drowning.

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La Leche League

Questions or worries about breastfeeding? Our accredited La Leche League Leaders are experienced mothers who have been trained to provide information and support for breastfeeding.

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Plunket

We are New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child. Whānau āwhina - caring for families.

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Safe Kids

Safekids Aotearoa is the child injury prevention service of Starship Children's Health.

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