Our support kits are designed to help Kiwi families who are affected by some of life’s toughest times – serious illness (including mate pukupuku / cancer) and grief. With support kits specifically designed for tamariki / children and mātātahi / young people, plus mātua / parents and caregivers, the whole whānau is cared for.
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The first few weeks after a cancer diagnosis can be very stressful. Your whānau has received some emotionally difficult news and there is an overload of information coming at you, all at once, from many different areas.
The Kenzie's Gift Memories are Forever kit has some ideas, tips, tools, and things to think about to help you improve your health and wellbeing during this tough time.
Memories are Forever - a kit for grieving 13-24 year olds
What is Grief? Grief is our response to loss. When we lose someone we love - a partner, a parent, a taitamaiti (child), relative, friend or a much-loved pet – we grieve.
How to support students through serious illness or grief.
As a parent, you might feel worried about talking about death and suicide with your tamariki.
In our guide you’ll find tips to help you talk honestly and openly about mate pukupuku with your taitamaiti or tamariki through all stages of your journey – from telling them about your diagnosis to engaging activities to help them understand more about mate pukupuku.
This guide is a starting point for talking to your tamariki (children) if you or someone they love has mate pukupuku (cancer), or other serious illness, that has come back, spread or is terminal.
A guide that provides helpful information and insights for mātua / parents and caregivers and other whānau members who are preparing for the death of a taitamaiti / child.