Dadzkare support line 0800 563 123

Important: COVID-19 update to services

Kidz Need Dadz (KND) hope you are safe and well, at home or wherever you are during lockdown. KND Dadzkare Support is still available via phone on 0800 563 123 almost anytime, or message us on the contact page of this website.  Please feel free to call, message us, call or make a time to connect by Skype or Zoom.

DadzKare Groups are being converted to online and phone in chat/meetings:

KND Wellington:
Tuesday evenings via phone
Call 0508 225 5323 

KND Auckland:  
Wednesday 7-9pm via Zoom video meetings
Visit Facebook for details, or call 09 525 1690, or email 

KND Tauranga: 
Support via phone
Call 07 571 0379 

DadzKare Tauranga:
This service is being restarted in June 2020.
Contact KND Tauranga for meeting times: 07 571 0379 or email

DadzKare Christchurch: 
Cliff Sheperd is still offering courses and support via phone
Call 03 982 2440

KidzKare Supervised Contact
Services in BOP are all on hold during lockdown. We will get back in touch with all of our clients to re-schedule contact visits as soon as we can.  For any Kidzkare enquiries please contact 027 919 9502 or email

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

Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust New Zealand (Incorporated).

We're here to support you

 If you are requesting information and would like to have one of our regional offices make contact with you, please complete the contact form, and we will respond as quickly as we can. If your enquiry is urgent, please contact the office closest to you.

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Regional Offices

Auckland National Office

83-87 Church Street,  Onehunga Community Centre
Phone 09 525 1690
Crisis Phone 0800 KND 123 (0800 563 123) 

Bay of Plenty

Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust - Tauranga
538 Fraser Street, Greerton, Tauranga 3112
Phone 07 571 0379
Crisis Phone 0800 KND 123 (0800 563 123) 


Kidz Need Dadz Charitable Trust - Wellington
Phone 0508 CALL DAD (0508 2255 323)
Crisis Phone 0800 KND 123 (0800 563 123) 

Christchurch - coming soon

Christchurch Email:

Crisis Phone 0800 KND 123 (0800 563 123)

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