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Taupo Seminar

24th October 8:30am to 5:00pm These seminar provide professional development for those supporting families affected by mental illness related to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood.

Māori Perinatal Mental Health Hui Ōtautahi | Christchurch – 4 Whiringa-ā-rangi | November 2021

You’re invited to our second Māori Perinatal Mental Health Hui held later this year. Our focus for the Māori Perinatal Mental Health Hui 2021 is: ‘Whakamana Te Whare Tangata’ Bringing birthing back into a cultural family setting, where people can have their cultural and spiritual connections honoured. The belief in that the best start in

Run or Walk 5/10km for PADA in Perinatal Mental Awareness Health Week 2021

PADA and Run NZ Run have teamed up to provide a fantastic fundraising opportunity! PADA and Run NZ Run have teamed up to hold a virtual run during Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Week from the 3rd to the 9th of May 2021! Our aim is to have as many people throughout Aotearoa New Zealand out

Celebrating 10 years of PADA

One woman, Rosie Smith, saw a gap and had a vision. There was no national organisation for perinatal mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand. A brainstorming day was held in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington in June 2009. This was attended by 30 representatives connected with perinatal distress issues from around Aotearoa New Zealand. A working group was

PADA Seminar – Whakatū | Nelson – 11 Poutū-te-rangi March 2021

Earlier this month, PADA General Manager Treena Cooper flew down to Whakatū Nelson for the second of 2021’s PADA Seminar Series. These seminars provide professional development for those supporting families affected by mental illness related to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. Thank you to the presenters who donated their time to share valuable information on

Tāmaki Makaurau| Auckland PADA Seminar – 24 Pīpiri | June 2021

PADA Seminars; providing education, training and networking to the perinatal workforce. Our focus for the Tāmaki Makaurau | Auckland PADA Seminar is: Asian Perinatal Mental Health We will cover the general emotional wellbeing and care of Asian women during the perinatal period, in particular, the unique challenges and strengths faced by Asian women and systemic

PADA joins Mothers Matter to #raisetheredflag at Parliament

This morning, PADA had the honour of attending the Mothers Matter launch at Parliament on 10 Poutū-te-rangi | March 2021. ‘Who Holds Our Mothers?’ is a short film that marks the start of a national campaign to demand Government takes action to prevent maternal suicide and to take the need for perinatal support seriously. Speakers

Te Whanganui-a-Tara | Wellington PADA Seminar – 5 Haratua | May 2021

PADA Seminars; providing education, training and networking to the perinatal workforce. It is World Maternal Mental Health Day on 5 Haratua | May 2021! We are proud to bring you our 2021 PADA Seminar Series to Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington on 5 Haratua | May 2021 at: The Nordmeyer Theatre, University of Otago, 21 Mein Street,

Ngāmotu | New Plymouth PADA Seminar – 17 Haratua | May 2021

PADA Seminars; providing education, training and networking to the perinatal workforce. We are excited to bring you our 2021 PADA Seminar Series in Ōtautahi | Christchurch on 3 Pīpiri June 2021, at Novotel Hotel, Cnr Hobson/Leach St, Ngāmotu New Plymouth. We have an exciting list of presenters lined up to bring tools, understanding and knowledge

PADA Seminar – Ōtepoti | Dunedin – 24 Huitanguru February 2021

This week, our General Manager Treena Cooper flew down to Ōtepoti Dunedin for the first of 2021’s PADA Seminars. These seminars provide professional development for those supporting families affected by mental illness related to pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. Thank you to the presenters who donated their time to share valuable information on their specialty

PADA Educator presents in Tairāwhiti | Gisborne February 2021

Recently, Liora Noy, PADA Educator, enjoyed being part of a very welcoming group of health service providers in Tairāwhiti Gisborne, including Plunket, Māori service providers and one support worker from Supergrans! She reported that they had some great conversations on the topic of Māori Maternal Mental Health. Between 50-60% of the families they see are