Pound the Park for PADA – Auckland 8th September

PADA with the support of Mind Over Matter Mums have organised a fun run/walk to raise awareness of perinatal mental health.  We’re looking for passionate Aucklanders to take part and help us fundraise for this important cause.  Click here for more information and for details on how to register or register via the Facebook event

Buy PADA book “Are you OK…Really?”

As part of World Maternal Mental Health Day 2018, we were thrilled to launch our PADA book “Are you OK…really?” Thanks to Pelorus Trust a long time dream became a reality!  The book features 22 chapters, written by expert authors, and has been designed as a handy reference guide for health care practioners in New Zealand. Available for purchase from PADA for $35 + $5.50 p+p* we have published this book as a resource for the wide range of care providers who work with families over the perinatal period. Email to order your copy today!

*Rural delivery additional $3.70

Eve’s Ultra Marathon

We’re excited to announce PADA now have an everydayhero fundraising page. The amazing Eve Southan is running an ultramarathon (60 km!!) on the 15th of July in Wellington and is raising money for perinatal anxiety and depression. Click this link to support Eve & PADA: Help Eve’s Ultra Marathon make a difference

If you’d like to run your own fundraising event to raise money for PADA please click here to go directly to our Everyday Hero fundraising page. Or contact us here at PADA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa.


‘Stronger than the Stigma’ PADA T-shirts available here!

Show your support in one of our PADA T-shirts!

Just $29.95 + $5.50 pp (+additional $3.70 for rural delivery).

Sizes range from XS-XL.  To order simply email us at with your size, postal address, and make payment to our bank account: 03-0814-0484075-000 Perinatal Mental Health NZ Trust

Please include your name and ‘t-shirt’ as reference

Look great and show your support for PADA with pride


Wellington Perinatal High Tea & Depressed Cake Auction

Thanks to everyone who came and enjoyed an inspiring and uplifting afternoon at our High Tea & Depressed Cake Auction, at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor on Sunday! ? Huge thank you to our sponsors Drion Sanitary Products, Datacom & MediaWorks Foundation. The wonderful Happy Mum Happy Child by Maria Foy, amazing Emily Writes, and our wonderful and witty host Jude Dobson. Thanks to all our amazing donors and phenomenal cake decorators! – more Depressed Cake photos to follow….?