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Auckland News – December 2022

Auckland News – December 2022

Kia ora koutou, Well, we are on the home straight to the end of another year, give yourself a celebratory fist pump/high five/pat on the back for making it through 2022! This year has been a hectic one, yet, I have seen just how amazing (and persevering) you all are....

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Kaikohe Coffee Club

Kaikohe Coffee Club

Kaikohe Coffee Club get crafty with clay and paintHelping to facilitate support groups is an important part of what we do here at Caring Families Aotearoa. We know that caregiving is not an easy job, and when times get tough it’s important to have people in your...

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East Coast News – December 2022

East Coast News – December 2022

Kia orana everyone (Hello - from my Cook Island Heritage) Wow, December seems full on in our house.  I don’t know about yours but with sports summer tournaments, a daughter reaching her potential at gymnastics (this is amazing …. but… she needs to be there for 12...

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Lower South News – December 2022

Lower South News – December 2022

Here we are in December… wow, its amazing that we’ll be in 2023 very soon. I hope you get the chance to put your feet up after all the Christmas events and celebrations.  I know I’m certainly looking forward to the break. It's been great hearing all about the Family...

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Upper North News – December 2022

Upper North News – December 2022

Ngā mihi aroha ki a koutou e Mātua Atawhai/Loving greetings to all you Kind Caregivers Wow, another year has passed us by and here we are looking forward to the holiday break in whatever form that might take.  I love to hear how whānau celebrate this time of year,...

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Central North News – December 2022

Central North News – December 2022

Kia ora koutou, Here we are in December, where has the year gone may we ask ourselves? Well, I’m not sure to be quite honest but what I can say is, “the challenges this year have been intense”.  Upon reflection I can say this, I am proud I managed to get through the...

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North West News – December 2022

North West News – December 2022

Here we are in December… wow, it's amazing that we’ll be in 2023 very soon. I hope you get the chance to put your feet up after all the Christmas events and celebrations.  I know I’m certainly looking forward to the break. Coming up this weekend are the Family Fun...

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Upper South News – December 2022

Upper South News – December 2022

Kia ora koutou/ Hi everyone, Oh my goodness, here is the last newsletter of 2022 and I look back and see a very busy year rapidly disappearing behind us! As I pen this, we have just had the end of year fishing event in Nelson, wet but very fun. A few lucky tamariki...

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Canterbury News – December 2022

Canterbury News – December 2022

Here we are in December… wow, it's amazing that we’ll be in 2023 very soon. I hope you get the chance to put your feet up after all the Christmas events and celebrations.  I know I’m certainly looking forward to the break. It's been great hearing all about the Family...

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Lower North News – December 2022

Lower North News – December 2022

Here we are in December… wow, it's amazing that we’ll be in 2023 very soon. I hope you get the chance to put your feet up after all the Christmas events and celebrations.  I know I’m certainly looking forward to the break. It's been great hearing all about the Family...

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Full Tank

Full Tank

FULL TANKLooking after yourself through the summer holidaysCaring Families Aotearoa's Therapist, Rob Surtees, is an avid believer in Caregivers practicing self care in order to provide the best care for tamariki. He is also our organisation's resident car enthusiast,...

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Linda’s Christmas Message 2022

Linda’s Christmas Message 2022

Kia ora, It's hard to believe the countdown to Christmas has started for another year! Christmas can be a challenging yet rewarding time for caregivers. The tamariki in your care may be experiencing many complex emotions,which can present themselves as difficult...

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Central North News – November 2022

Central North News – November 2022

Kia ora koutou, We are now in week four of the final school term, and yes, I am saying it again “time is flying”. I am looking forward to the nice summer weather and visits to the beach with my tamariki. We have been lucky with some awesome weather in the last couple...

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Upper North News -November 2022

Upper North News -November 2022

Ngā mihi mahana ki a koutou e Mātua Atawhai/Warm greetings to all you Kind Caregivers The months have sped by, and we are looking year’s end in the face!  I’m excited about coming into summer weather as this winter has felt longer and colder than usual…yes, it’s...

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Auckland News – November 2022

Auckland News – November 2022

Kia ora everyone, I am guessing the school holidays feel like a long time ago now that we are into our third week of Term 4. One holiday highlight for me happened to be down south in time for the snowy weather in Southland. As someone from the landlocked Waikato and...

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