Posts in Taranaki
Parkinson’s New Zealand

Our mission is to provide support, education and information to people with Parkinson’s and Parkinsonism conditions, their carers, whānau and health professionals, and our vision is to make a positive and lasting difference to the lives of people living with Parkinson’s.

Parkinson’s New Zealand has 35 highly skilled Parkinson’s Community Educators who provide a vital range of free services for people with Parkinson’s and other Parkinsonism conditions throughout New Zealand. Our Community Educators provide home visits, exercise, social and support activities, advice, advocacy and referrals, and organise educational seminars and presentations.

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Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki

Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki recognises and responds to adult literacy needs by providing flexible, accessible tuition that meets individual requirements. Our vision is to be Taranaki’s first choice for literacy services.

We provide tuition for learners to improve their reading, writing, spelling, numeracy, speaking and computers skills and have group courses in:
• Writing for a purpose
• Work readiness communication
• NCEA Level 1 and 2
• NZ Road code theory (Learners and HT)
• Study skills
• Workplace skills
• The spoken word
• Preparation for the Police.
• BCITO and MITO Apprentice Support.

All of these literacy courses are free for NZ citizens and residents in the Taranaki community. Literacy Aotearoa Taranaki is also the place to learn New Zealand's three official languages; NZ sign, Te reo Maori and Kiwi English and we provide these courses alongside Cooking on a budget in blocks of 6 weeks for $60 for members of the Taranaki community.

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