Important: COVID-19 update to services

Kidz Need Dadz (KND) hope you are safe and well after the COVID-19 lockdown.  KND Dadzkare Support is still available via phone on 0800 563 123 or you can send us a message via the contact page of this website.

Level One - DadzKare Support and Groups are happening

To attend meetings please ensure you are feeling well and follow hygiene and tracking rules. Group times and contact details are available on the regional pages:

KND Auckland
KND Tauranga
KND Wellington
KND Christchurch

Please also see our Facebook page for updates, events and tips for dads with kids at home. We wish your family a healthy winter, if you have any queries about your role as dad, call KND.

Kids need two loving and supportive parents in their lives – whether the family all lives under the same roof or not.

Kidz Need Dadz mission is to help NZ men be the best fathers they can. Through education and support we help dads to play an active part in their kids’ lives. As well as supporting fathers, we educate the broader community about the need for dads to be involved with their children.

We can help with parenting, relationship separation, assistance with legal advice and mentoring, information on health and wellbeing services for men, and events for dads to meet up.

News and Events

Kidz Need Dadz organise a range of dad-focussed activities and events to help strengthen father-child relationships and provide opportunities to meet other dads. Our events are listed on our Facebook pages:

Events in Wellington
Events in Bay of Plenty
Events in the rest of NZ

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News and updates from Kidz Need Dadz, events and activities from the regions (Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Christchurch) and links to recent articles on dad-related topics.

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