News and Newsletters

May 1, 2017

Support PADA by eating doughnuts!

We are so thrilled and very grateful here at PADA, to have been chosen as Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant‘s charity of the month for May! This means that proceeds from these devine doughnuts, available at Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, will go towards enabling us to continue to provide… Read more »

February 24, 2017

GP Pulse Magazine – Perinatal Mental Health Article by Rona Carroll

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September 7, 2016

July 2016 Email Newsletter

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PADA have had a busy few months, thanks to support from Lotteries, in May we welcomed two new part­-time staff members; Fundraising Manager Gillian Ransom, and Financial Coordinator Maka Bgoni.

August 28, 2013

August 2013 Newsletter - PDF

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Here at the PMHNZ trust we were delighted to hear about the government’s injection of several million dollars into maternal mental health and we hope to see some new and innovative ways of spending the money so as many families as possible benefit.

January 28, 2012

January 2012 Newsletter - PDF

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We invited Sonia Gray, a well known New Zealand actor, presenter and mother of twins to be our Ambassador for PMHNZ Trust and we are looking forward to her presence, ideas and commitment to raising the profile of perinatal mental health in a positive way. More about Sonia inside.

April 19, 2017

TVNZ One News story featuring PADA Board Member, LMC Midwife & Senior Lecturer, Nimisha Waller, Tuesday 18th April

There is concern more woman are falling through the cracks, with calls for midwives to be better trained to pick up on signs of depression and anxiety in both new mothers, and expectant mothers. In this news item – Nimisha Waller of AUT Department of Midwifery said mental health was already adequately covered during training,… Read more »

December 22, 2016

December 2016 email newsletter

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It certainly feels like this year has flown by super fast, it has been a testing time for many recently due to the ongoing Earthquakes affecting much of the country.

May 31, 2016

May 2016 Email Newsletter

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What a busy year it has been for us, as we kicked off our Seminar Series for 2016, settled into our new office, and began developing our new website which will be launched in the next few weeks!

February 28, 2013

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Here at the PMHNZ trust we were delighted to hear about the government’s injection of several million dollars into maternal mental health and we hope to see some new and innovative ways of spending the money so as many families as possible benefit.

July 28, 2011

July 2011 Newsletter - PDF

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As Chairperson of the new Board, I am excited and honoured to welcome you to this new National body which aims to raise awareness, advocate for, and direct people to, information about Perinatal Mental Health.

March 3, 2017

February 2017 email newsletter

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Kia ora and welcome to our first newsletter for 2017. Just like that the new year is well underway and we are excited to bring you details of our Seminar Series for 2017. We are thrilled to welcome three new Board members to our Board of Trustees this year; who enhance the PADA Board by… Read more »

November 9, 2016

Depressed Cake Gallery

Thank you so much to the incredible cake designers who so generously donated their time and talent to our event.  Everyone was completely blown away by the level of thought, amazing skill, and inspiration, that went into the array of cakes on display.  Check them out here:   “Having suffered from depression since my early… Read more »

February 28, 2014

February 2014 Email Newsletter - PDF

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We have been establishing networks all around New Zealand to facilitate awareness, knowledge and policy sharing. We have a passion for enabling the exchange of resources, information and good practice, and for opening up the issues about perinatal mental health

September 28, 2012

September 2012 Newsletter - PDF

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In June this year we took the decision to employ an Administrator, Ruth, for a few hours a month, to look at a funding strategy and get the database off the ground. So please do send in your details and news – that is what a hub is all about. That way we can create… Read more »