Hoki Ki Te Rito

 Hoki Ki Te Rito (Return to the Source) based on the Mellow Parenting Program (Glasgow, Scotland)


Hoki ki te Rito is a free one-day-a-week course for Mum’s with tamariki from 0-5yrs and is reccommended for those who have experienced trauma like family harm, addictions and or mental health issues.

The course supports Mum’s to improve their emotional and physical well-being while becoming confident caregivers building their own healthy attachements with their tamariki.

These sessions are enhanced by tikanga based practices that incorporate Te Ao Maaori values and world-veiws when supporting Mum’s and their whaanau.


The course details include:

  • 14week duration
  • one-day-a-week (day to be confirmed)
  • 9.30am – 2.30pm
  • childcare available
  • all kai provided (morning tea and lunch)
  • transport (can be considered)
  • graduation/certificate on completion of course

The course is based in Pukekohe and can be accesssed by Mum’s who reside in Franklin and it’s wider area’s.


For more details please contact the Course Facilitator directly:

Louise Edwards


09 2386233 or 021 0856 2778