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Waitakere Focus on Fathering Week

Filed under: Events — Julie @ 9:04 pm Thu 23rd August 2007


What’s coming up for Fathering Week?

  • Photo exhibit of local dads plus community support for fathering at Waitakere Central railway air bridge, Railside Avenue, Henderson.
    1. Make sure your dad’s photo is displayed on the air bridge!
  • Supporting New Dads Forum
    1. Tuesday 28th August 7pm – 9pm
      Supporting new fathers panel and group discussion with Frank Hayes of New Born Fathers , Chris Davidson of Man Alive and Joe Waru of Family Works Northern. Supper Provided
  • Free Health Check
    1. Wednesday 29th August: 9:30 am – 4pm
      Health West health check bus will be parked in Station Road between the City Council building, the railway station and the Westfield Mall. Health checks free to men aged 35-75. Look out for the bus and go in to give your kids the best gift of all, a healthy father!
  • Active Movement and Games
    1. Thursday 30th August (7pm – 9pm at The Trusts Stadium)
      Contact: Sport Waitakere on 837 4849
  • Playback Theatre – Stories of Dads
    1. Saturday 1st September 7pm – 8.30pm, (Unitec)
      Contact Violence Free Waitakere 837 4849
  • Brothers Event
    1. Sunday 2nd September (all day event)
      For details contact (09) 836 6683 or
  • Father’s Day for the whole family
    1. Call 839 0288 extn 729
  • Journey to the Falls
    1. 8 & 9 September
      For those dads and sons who are fit. Overnight stay on the West Coast.
      Contact: Ron or Steve at Change Works on (09) 832 2720, 021 414857 or [email protected]

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