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Regional Events

Regional Events are a wonderful way for caregivers to relax, have fun and meet others who are walking the same path.

They are run by our wonderful Regional Coordinators with the help of our Regional Committee volunteers, who organise events such as coffee mornings, movies screenings, and Matariki celebrations, to name a few.

Please see below to find out about our upcoming regional events.


Matariki is a star cluster in the sky and its arrival has a wonderful meaning; it is a time to spend with whānau (family) and friends, to reflect on the past year, and to look forward to new beginnings ahead. It is a time of remembrance, joy, and peace.

In 2023 our Regional Coordinators hosted a number of events around the motu (country) to help caregivers and tamariki celebrate this special time of year. Click the button below to see our Matariki event highlights!






Foster Care Awareness Week

Foster Care Awareness Week is an annual celebration dedicated to recognising our wonderful caregiver members and the selfless work they do. Foster Care Awareness Week 2023 ran from Monday 6th – Sunday 12th March.

Our wonderful Regional Coordinators hosted events all over the country – from pamper sessions and informative presentations, to fun whānau game days and roast lunches.

Family Fun Days

From the end of  November until mid-December we have exciting events held around New Zealand for Family Fun Day. Events like – pool parties, movie screenings and ten-pin bowling.  Family Fun Days are local community events funded by local businesses.

Click below for more information.








Share your Feedback

Did you recently attend one of our regional events and want to share your feedback? We would love to hear from you!

Fill in our quick feedback form below. Your voice helps to shape future caregiver events.






Join a Regional Committee

In each region there is a Regional Committee/Panel made up of caregiver members from the region, National Office team as required, and the Regional Coordinator. The Regional Committee will approve event proposals from the Support Groups and offer assistance where necessary. They may plan/organise events for all members in their region and promote events on Facebook.