Toolbox – Parenting Groups

Toolbox Parenting Groups are ran nationally by the Parenting Place. They are inspiring, fun, practical small group parenting courses, ran over six session, two hours a week. Courses are aimed at parents with children in specific age groups, 0-6 early years, 6-12 middle years and teens and tweens. See what courses we're hosting below!

Latest Updates

25 Jan 2017

Grab some new hints and tips for the world’s most difficult job – Parenting! Toolbox Courses are New Zealand’s most popular parenting courses and suitable for every parent, with each night having a mixture of DVD teaching and discussions. New Brighton is hosting two groups starting in March, one for Early Years (ages 1 – 6) and another for Tweens & Teens (ages 12 – 17). Limited spaces so register now to reserve your space at a reduced rate of only $30 each. Email:

7 Dec 2016

We are taking expressions of interest from Parents wanting to do either the Middle Years or Tweens and Teens Toolbox Couse from 7th March 2016.  At a reduced price of only $30 per person, these 6 week courses are one of NZ’s most popular parenting courses, suitable for all.  Email:

18 Apr 2016

Parenting Teens and Tweens is one of the hardest jobs in the world! It doesn’t come with a manual but there are a few hints and tips you can pick up, which may make the job a bit easier for everyone. Consider joining a 6 week Parenting Toolbox Course with other local parents starting in Term 2 in New Brighton on Tuesday Nights. Courses are FREE for residents in Greater New Brighton. Register by emailing: or phone: 03 355 2680