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Kirsty Saxon, Multiples NZ

In 2013 my husband and I found out we were expecting multiples. Early on in the pregnancy we joined Multiples NZ. Multiples NZ is a nationwide parent-led support network supporting families in their journey from expecting to raising multiples. Multiples NZ is a completely volunteer-run organisation that seeks to address the diverse needs of families […]

The Purple Butterfly initiative

 The Neonatal Trust and Multiples New Zealand have partnered up to bring the ‘Purple Butterfly’ initiative to New Zealand. Both organisations share a common objective of supporting families facing stress and anxiety due to the arrival of new babies. The Purple Butterfly sticker initiative has been developed in the United Kingdom by Millie Smith after […]

Multiples Awareness Week 2019

Multiples New Zealand and the community of local organisations that supports New Zealand’s families with twins, triplets and more is celebrating Multiples Awareness Week from 24 February to 2 March. Many parents of multiples feel isolated and overwhelmed due to their unique situation. Mental health issues occur at a much higher rate in parents of […]

The great things the KMMBC does for parents

By Beate Noldan When I joined the Kapi Mana Multiple Birth Club, I was pregnant with twins, and had no other children. My main reason for joining the club was to meet other families with multiples (I was working full time and therefore wanted to establish a social network), and to get information about what […]

Volunteer Awards 2018 Results

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and thank you to all those who submitted a nomination. It’s time to announce the WINNERS of the Multiples NZ Volunteer Awards for 2018.  The Volunteer Awards were presented at the Multiples NZ National Training Forum Gala Dinner, held in Wellington at the Brentwood Hotel on Saturday 27th of October […]