Big Latch On 2018

Palmerston North Parents Centre and and Palmerston North Breastfeeding Support Group are hosting this event to celebrate 
World Breastfeeding Week. 

The Big Latch will be at 10.30 am on Saturday the 4th August at Palmerston North Parents Centre (117 Ruahine Street) and afterwards there will be a yummy and healthy (and some not so healthy) morning tea. 

There will also be some giveaways and spot prize for those that attend this event to celebrate with us. 

But wait, there is more! 

For anyone who cannot make it to our event on the Saturday, we are pleased to let you know that there will be another Big Latch event upstairs at Te Papaioea Birthing Centre on Friday the 3rd of August - details can be found at:


Palmy Parent and Child Expo 2018

Brand new to Palmerston North! 

Come along and check out some of the amazing organisations that offer products and services relevant to families in our area. Pregnancy through to school!

  • Sunday the 14th of October 2018 from 10am - 4pm
  • $2 entry per person, under 16s are free!
  • Awapuni Function Centre - Racecourse Road, Palmerston North

Check out our Expo Facebook page for more information about stallholders, giveaways, goodie bags and more in the coming months!

We are currently taking applications from exhibitors - please head to the exhibitor application page on our Expo website if you would like to attend!

Pregnancy Yoga

Classes run every Thursday during term time.

Held at Palmerston North Parents Centre, Te Papaioea Birthing Centre, 117 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North.

$15 cash only door sales, $60 for a 5 class CONCESSION CARD or $120 for a 10 class CONCESSION CARD that can be purchased via the website shop or in cash

With Instructor Jess White

Purchase concession cards here



Entertainment Book Fundraiser

Order your NEW 2018 | 2019 Entertainment™ Membership now! 

The Entertainment™ Book, and the Entertainment™ Digital Membership, are your guide to the most popular restaurants, attractions,

shopping, travel and more, all with valuable up to 50% off and 2-for-1 offers. 

20% of every membership sold contributes to our Centre. Help us achieve our goal by sharing this link with your Friends and Family.

Order your Entertainment membership here

Thanks for your support!


Photo Fundraiser 

A great opportunity to get some lovely family pictures!  $20 per booking and includes ONE jpeg photo. 

Want more images from your photoshoot?

  • $35 per image, up to four images
  • $135 for five images
  • $200 for ten images
  • $300 for all EDITED images


Email to secure your spot today!

Date/Time: TBC

Preggy to Preschool Garage Sale

Come to support our Parents’ Centre fundraiser and grab amazing bargains on baby and children’s items. 

  • Good quality pre-loved clothes, equipment, accessories and toys for 0-5 year old's 
  • Sold by local families at very reasonable prices
  • Entry is by gold coin donation.
  • Raffle with great prizes

Date/Time: TBC

Venue: Palmerston North Central Baptist Church, 190 Church St (opposite The Warehouse)

Coming Soon

Little One's Christmas Party

Grab all your gum drops and your peppermint sticks, gingerbread recipe and your little bag of tricks! 

This will be a special Little One's Christmas Party with Christmas crafts, rock hunting, photos, music and baking.

Arrive 30 minutes early for our photographer and craft station to get some family portrait shots and crafts done before the Christmas music class begins.

A fun Christmas music session where you and your baby will be led through a variety of exercises that will stimulate the vestibular system (Balance); communication, vision, depth perception, tracking and peripheral vision, beat and rhythm and sensory stimulation. 

Following the Christmas tunes there will be festive shared treats and more time for photos with our photographer and rock hunting for the children or their parent’s if they are too tiny.

Merry Christmas Boys and Girls!

Date: TBC

Cost: $15 per child

Christmas Party Sessions/Ages:

  • Little Elves (8 months+) 9:30am
  • Baby Reindeer (0-8 months) 11am
  • Santa's Helpers (18 months+) 1pm

Venue: Palmerston North Parents Centre, Te Papaioea Birthing Centre, 117 Ruahine Street, Palmerston North

Coming soon