A community group for parents and caregivers of children of any age.

  • What is SPN?

    A Community group for parents and caregivers of children of any age. Providing Local Events, Activities, Speakers, Workshops and Picnics.

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  • Family Fun Day

    Check out what upcoming events are on in the Selwyn Region!

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  • Kidsfest

    SPN puts on fun activities for Kidsfest in the Selwyn region!

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Christmas Day Community Lunch in Lincoln

This year Lincoln Baptist Church is hosting the third Christmas Day Community Lunch in Lincoln.

Christmas Day Community Lunch, Lincoln Baptist Church, 530 Birchs Rd. 12-3pm Thursday 25th December. All welcome, no cost, lunch provided. RSVP essential by Tue 16th Dec, phone Karen 033253396

This is a free event and open to all, to bring Christmas joy to those who would otherwise not have family or friends with which to share the day.

Transport may be available for those who require it to attend. 
Please contact Karen on 03 3253396 with enquiries or RSVPs.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

October Family Fun Day

Monday, September 08, 2014

Tweens & Teens Toolbox Parenting Course

A course developed by The Parenting Place to help you to stay onside (and slightly ahead) of your emerging teenager.  They will show you that although these years can be challenging, they can actually be some of the best years of your life - and theirs!  Topic covered are: Atmosphere, Boundaries, Communication, Discipline, Self-Esteem and Future Focus.  To be held over 5 weeks from Thursday 23rd October to Thursday 20th November at Coaltrack Road, Greendale.  Bookings are essential.  Cost $75.00 single or $110.00 double (subsidies are available - talk to Nikki).  To find out more go to: www.theparentingplace.com or contact Nikki phone 03 318 1117 or email: nikkidareenking@xtra.co.nz

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The Parenting Children Course

Hope Presbyterian Church are offering a 5 week video based course on Thursday 28th August from 7.00pm to 9.00pm at the Church of the Resurrection, Brookside Road, Rolleston.  The aim of the course is to equip parents of 0-10 year olds with the tools needed to raise healthy, happy children.

Topics include: building strong foundations, meeting our children's needs, setting boundaries, healthy relationships, and the long term aim.  Cost is $20 per couple, $15 single. This covers the work book and supper.

To register go to www.hopechurch.net.nz and click on the parenting children panel.
Registrations close 21st August and spaces are limited.  For more information contact Brent Richardson phone 347 4007.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014


Kidsfest begins on the 5th of July and Selwyn Parenting Network are holding 18 events such as Princess Nails, cupcake decorating, scrapbooking and hip hop! Many of which have already sold out! Check out what's on around the region and book your tickets today for school holiday fun here: Kidsfest Or visit our Events page to see when SPN Kidsfest events are on! (This might make it easier to find them on the Kidsfest site as you can search by date!)

Saturday, June 21, 2014


Hello and welcome to the brand-new website for Selwyn Parenting Network Inc. We hope you will find this site easier to use and get around, plus it is also easier for us to update meaning more relevant timely info for you!
So feel free to explore and comment with what you find works for you! (Or doesn't, but we hope there isn't any of that!)