National Conference

Our next national conference will be in Auckland, late September 2019.  We are looking forward to sharing our exciting line up of speakers soon.


A special thank you to our speakers who freely give their time to share their expertise with us.  Many of them cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Some of our presenters were happy for us to share their presentations. Please note that these presentations remain the copyright of the presenter.  If you would like to reproduce any parts of the presentation please contact the presenter and ask for their approval.

Workshop Presentations, National Conference 2017:

Re-awaken the Capacity to Connect in Hurt Children – Dr Courtney Rennicke

Who am I? Understanding and Promoting Resilience in Foster and Kinship Care – Dr Jill Worrall

Supporting Children with Dyslexia – Thelma Costain

Our Vision for Care, Fostering Kids New Zealand – Linda Surtees

Keynote Presentation, National Conference 2017:

Surprise! Using the Brain as our Guide to Heal “Blocked Trust” – Dr Courtney Rennicke

Protecting Children from Online Child Abuse – Detective Sergeant John Michael 

Video – Megan’s Story


If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Kinsella  or 0800 693 323