Perinatal Wellbeing Canterbury


Erin – Facilitator/Secretary
p. 021 131 4352
e. [email protected]

Community support groups for mothers and primary caregivers suffering from PND and associated anxiety disorders.



PIPS – Pregnancy Infancy Parenting Support (Formerly Pregnancy Help Canterbury)


Providing free, non-judgmental, client-focused practical and emotional support during pregnancy and early parenting

95 Hawke Street, New Brighton (entrance to the Old Central New Brighton School)

p. 03 385 0556
m. 022 530 2463



Mothers and Babies Service


The Princess Margaret Hospital
Private Bag 731

p. 03 337 7708

Inpatient and outpatient service for mothers with a moderate to severe degree of mental or suspected mental illness.

Referral acceptance in second trimester for baby up to 12 months of age.  Follow up to infant 12- 15 months of age.



Canterbury Plunket Postnatal Adjustment Programme


166 North Parade, Shirley, Christchurch 8061
p. 03 3651 646
f.  03 3651 647
e. [email protected]

Assessment, liaison and education regarding postnatal depression.



Canterbury Plunket Parent and Infant Relationship Service


a. 5 Twigger St, Addington, Christchurch 8141
p.  021 408 940
f. 03 660 767
e. [email protected]

Mothers Supporting Mothers


Chris: 03 312 9787
Frances: 03 327 3454
Gabrielle: 027 306 9407

Support group for mothers of babies and young children, run by professionals on Friday mornings, in the Rangiora Plunket Rooms, Rangiora, plus Friday afternoons at the Kaiapoi Plunket Rooms, Kaiapoi.