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Father’s Day Guest Post by Matt Chisholm

Father’s Day Guest Post by Matt Chisholm

Father's Day Guest Post by Matt Chisholm TV host and author Matt Chisholm shares his experience of supporting his wife through her postnatal depression and sends a message of support out to kiwi dads on Father's Day.   It was a pretty full on time having a brand...

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Pasifika Educator Vacancy Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Pasifika Educator Vacancy Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Pasifika Educator Tāmaki Makaurau /Auckland   Following on from the success of our Hine Tu Hine Ora programme, run by our Maori Educator Joanne Rama, PADA is excited to announce we are looking for a Pasifika Educator based in Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland to join our...

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Notice of AGM 2021

Notice of AGM 2021

Notice of PADA Annual General Meeting 2021   Everyone is welcome to attend the PADA Annual General Meeting later this year.Rāapa 3 Noema 2021 Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm in Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield Road, St Albans, Christchurch Come and hear...

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PADA Newsletter Ākuhata August 2021

PADA Newsletter Ākuhata August 2021

As spaces are filling up fast to attend our second PADA Māori Perinatal Mental Health Hui, 'Whakamana Te Whare Tangata' ~ Decolonising birth and restoring traditional knowledge, (Ōtautahi Christchurch in Noema November - full details here), we are excited to announce...

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PADA Board receives runner up award for Governance

PADA Board receives runner up award for Governance

Our Board of Trustees were delighted to be the 'runners up' in the governance award section in Te Puna Tautoko Volunteer Wellington Aroha Mahi Awards held last week.   The event was held at the KPMG offices in central Wellington and was attended by over 100...

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PADA Online Shop now Live!

PADA Online Shop now Live!

PADA's online shop is now live!   You can now shop online at the PADA website using your credit card, and by buying our products you are helping fund our mahi of education and training to support new parents in their mental health journey in the perinatal period...

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Celebrating 10 years of PADA

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...

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

Whakatū Nelson Seminar – 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...

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PADA joins Mothers Matter to #raisetheredflag at Parliament

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...

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