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Posted on the: 15th December, 2020

Family Works Upper Hutt feels the Christmas spirit

Family Works Upper Hutt feels the Christmas spirit Staff at Family Works Upper Hutt were heartened to receive presents and food from so many different local organisations in the lead-up to Christmas. Family Works Upper Hutt team manager Shelly Evans says items were donated from the New Zealand Defence Force, VIBE, the Upper Hutt Women’s [...]

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Posted on the: 20th October, 2020

Wairarapa Quilt Sale & Exhibition Fundraiser

Wairarapa Quilt Sale & Exhibition Fundraiser When: Saturday 31 October to Sunday 8 November 2020, 10am-4pm daily Where: ANZAC Hall, 62 Bell Street, Featherston You're invited to come along to the Family Works Wairarapa quilt sale and exhibition fundraiser! This exciting event will feature items made by local quilt makers, craft stalls, a café, raffles [...]

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Posted on the: 28th March, 2020

Parenting tips throughout COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: What can I do for my children? It can be hard to know how to talk to children about what’s going on with COVID-19. Here are some resources that are written specifically with children and young people in mind about how to cope and how to help in the coming days. Helping kids with [...]

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Posted on the: 19th March, 2020

Paper published by FW Counsellor

Paper Published by Family Works Counsellor Family Works Whanganui counsellor Lisa Chaplow had a paper published in the New Zealand Journal of Counselling in late 2019. Titled ‘School-based mindfulness programmes – are they effective or developmentally inappropriate?’, the paper analyses studies of national and international mindfulness-based programmes for children aged from five to 12 who [...]

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Posted on the: 18th March, 2020


COVID-19 Coronavirus response Kia kaha New Zealand. We’re in this together. Family Works is open and available to help during Covid-19 alert level 1, just as we have been at the higher alert levels. At Level 1 our Family Works sites are able to operate as normal. Please continue with good hygiene practices such as [...]

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