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 Midland Perinatal and Infant Workshop - Lakes Area

The Midland Mental Health and Addiction Regional Network are undertaking projects to improve access to service for mothers and infants who experience mental illness during the perinatal period. The Network has already completed the first phase of the project which focused on specialist secondary mental health and addiction services; please click here for a copy of the report.

This workshop is for maternity service providers in primary care and includes primary maternal mental health as well as maternity professionals. It aims to: 

If you work in this area and would like to attend please click here for the invite letter and agenda.  Please complete the registration and return to akatu.marsters "at"


Working4Youth is an online resource providing notices, current events, projects, research & publications and networking for those working with and for young people in the Bay of Plenty.


Working for Youth meeting Thu 7th August

August's Working for Youth meeting. 
Thursday 7th August 
1.00 till 2.30. 
Nikau Room 
Level 3 Pukaki Centre Building. 
1144 Pukaki Street

REAL Newsletter
Please click the link for the  Real July Newsletter.pdf 

Literacy Tutors Available
Literacy Rotorua has tutors available to assist adults improve their literacy including reading, writing, spelling and maths.   If you have any clients to refer, we are based in Community House and can be contacted on 07 3502286 or text 021 2043904.   There is no cost for this service.

Community Development Scheme Projects Announced: Includes Rotorua Community Youth Centre project
Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew has announced support for eight new community development projects around the country through the Community Development Scheme, including a project at the Rotorua Community Youth Centre that aims to connect young people with older members of the community, to encourage learning by younger people and help older people remain connected and engaged with the community.

Grandparents raising Grandchildren Parenting Course
Build a great family and have fun on the way! If you, or someone you know, would benefit from this free course please contact: Dee Horne, Rotorua "at"; 0276130967 or 07 345 5447

Student Seeking Volunteer Opportunity
A student from the Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership at Waiariki Institute of Technology is looking for an opportunity to volunteer with young people over summer. Please contact Nimfa at 021 121 5733.

Vodafone Opportunity for Young Maori graduates
Vodafone is looking for Maori graduates with an interest in technology, particularly wahine Maori. They don't need to have a technology orientated degree but need to be prepared to work within Networks, IT or Enterprise Services area. This doesn't necessarily mean working as an engineer and it could be in project management, business analysis etc. Graduates in business, marketing, science and engineering would fit in particularly well but HR is open to talking to anyone who is interested. Click here for more.