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Midland Perinatal and Infant Workshop - Bay of Plenty 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



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.

Training Opportunity - Youth Work Code of Ethics Workshop – Tauranga

Please click here for Youth Work 101 Flyer Youth Work 101 - YW Code of Ethics - Tauranga 9May14.pdf

A free 'Youth Work 101' training workshop on 'Youth Work Code of Ethics' will be held on:?

This is a practical training to support good youth work practice that keeps youth workers and young people safe, using the Code of Ethics for Youth Work in Aotearoa New Zealand as a framework for practice. This training will be practically focused, using small group work and workshopping of real youth work scenarios as a key learning tool.?

You will receive a copy of the Code of Ethics for Youth Work in Aotearoa New Zealand (2nd edition), which provides a universal quality standard for youth work in New Zealand.?

If you successfully complete the workbook - and are already registered as a student with NZQA - you will be entitled to receive NZQA 3 credits at Level 4 for Unit 16849: 'Demonstrate knowledge of ethics in youth work'.?

Youth Work 101 workshops are free to attend if you are a paid or voluntary youth worker based in the Central Region of the North Island (Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne).?

** Registration is Essential! **?email to: youthworkertraining "at" with your details: name, agency, phone and email address.

If you're a youth worker based in Central Region, and you will travel a round trip of 50km or more to attend this workshop, you may be entitled to a subsidy to support your transport costs to Youth Work 101 Workshops. Ask about travel support when you register.?

Maori Leadership in Whanau Ora Training

This newsletter has been designed to keep all services linked together and well informed, so we know what’s going on in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

To keep connected with  events  happening in the Bay of Plenty click here
To keep connected with trainings and workshops happening in the Bay of Plenty click here
To keep connected with job opportunities in the Bay of Plenty click here

Linkage - Directory to support youth in the Eastern Bay of Plenty

Linkage has produced a colourful mini-directory to support young people in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Covering Whakatane, Kawerau and Opotiki, the pocket directory is aimed at linking young people who have general health or wellbeing concerns to accessible services. For copies of the pocket-sized directory to distribute, please contact:  or 0800 932 432.  The hard-copy directory is complemented by, the newly launched website featuring the Webhealth directory and a community noticeboard.