If your māmā / mum, pāpā / dad, or an adult close to youhas mate pukupuku / cancer or other serious illness, this support kit is just for you.
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.
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.
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.
As a parent, you might feel worried about talking about death and suicide with your tamariki.
How to support students through serious illness or grief.
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.
Memories are Forever - a kit for grieving 13-24 year olds
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.
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.
There are lots of fun and useful things inside so request yours today!