0800 693 323


Kia ora everyone. Welcome to 2022! 

I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season and were able to spend some time with loved ones. I am back at work now and my hours this year are Tuesday to Friday 8am to 5.30pm. 

This coming term I will be focusing on online training and others will be offering face-to-face training across our region, so don’t forget to check out our training calendar and register. If you need any assistance to register, you can call the lovely Dagmar at National Office (0800 693323) and she will help you out. 

Bernadette Jones
Lower North Regional Coordinator
027 501 0394

If you require financial assistance with the cost of getting children ready for school at the start of the year check out these links to see if you qualify for any assistance. Click HERE if you are a low-income family – you don’t have to be on a benefit to qualify. For anyone caring for someone else’s child, click HERE to see your entitlement for the school and year start-up payment. If you are with Oranga Tamariki or another provider speak to your social worker if you require financial assistance. 

Don’t hesitate to give us a call if you need any support with your caregiving journey. We are here to help and are always happy to connect with our caregivers as we know what an incredible role you play in the lives of your tamariki and rangatahi and how challenging it can sometimes be. Have a great month everyone! 

Tiaki i a koutou anō, look after yourselves! 


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