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Calendar of Events

Listed below are various get togethers, fundraisers, workshops, seminars, training, and research relating to grief and loss, that are happening in Auckland (and sometimes beyond) in 2018.

Upcoming Events
 

Please watch the website for news of upcoming events or contact us to join our mailing list


Walking Group and Coffee - October 2018

Low impact walk in Birkenhead, followed by a coffee with Nola and Averill from The Grief Centre – Monday 29th October 2018 at 10am. Meet at The Grief Centre


Professional Development Workshops: Looking At Grief Series November 2018

Auckland Workshop

Tuesday 13th November - When Anxiety Builds - and Intrudes - 9.30am-1pm ($95 plus GST)
Contact Siobhan for more information about each workshop

Community Talks November 2018

Managing Grief at Holiday Times

  • 21st November - Orewa Presbyterian Church - 12.30pm-1.30pm
  • 22nd November - Mt Eden Village Centre - 12.30pm-1.30pm
  • 27th November - Friendship House, Manukau - 12.30pm-1.30pm

Contact Siobhan for more information about each talk and to RSVP


Previous Events

Movie Fundraiser - July 2018

Join us for a fun night out and help us raise money too, at our Mamma Mia Movie Fundraiser – Thursday 19th July 2018 at 6pm. The Bridgeway, Northcote. Contact Siobhan for more information

Professional Development Workshops: Looking At Grief Series 2017/2018

Getting to Grips with Grief (NEW) in Wellington – Monday 5th March 2018, 1pm - 4.30pm ($95+ gst)

When Helping Others Hurts – Tuesday 6th March 2018, 9.30am - 12.30pm ($95+ gst)

Getting to Grips with Grief (NEW) in Auckland – Monday 12th March 2018, 1pm - 4.30pm ($95+ gst)

When Helping Others Hurts in Auckland 22nd November at 1pm - 4pm ($95+ gst)
After A Suicide in Auckland 23rd November at 9.30am - 12.30pm ($95+ gst)

After A Suicide in Wellington –  28th November at 9.30am - 12.30pm ($95+ gst)

Click here for more information 

Community Talks: Managing Grief At Holiday Times - November 2017

Come along to our free community talks which will assist people in managing grief during the holiday season and provide coping strategies to see you through this period.

St Heliers Bay Community Centre - 28th November at 6.30pm - 7.30pm (FREE)
Highland Park Community House - 29th November at 1pm - 2pm (FREE)

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Click here for more information  

One day workshop on The Grief Experience: Understanding, responding, supporting, and enabling those grieving a loss 
24th August 2017 at 9am - 4.30pm. Massey University, Auckland
Email Helen McMaster, Centre for Psychology, Massey University for details
 
Community Talks - Getting Through Grief: 
Free community talks to assist people in understanding how we grieve and coping strategies for managing grief.

Mt Eden Village Hall - 28th August at 12.30pm-1.30pm (FREE)
Sturges West Community Centre (Henderson) - 29th August at 12.30pm-1.30pm (FREE)


Click here for more information
Professional Development Workshops: Looking At Grief Series 2017
When Helping Others Hurts in Whangarei 6th September at 10am-1pm (note $85 rather than $95)
Yes Children Grieve Too – Parenting Place Auckland13th September at 1pm-4pm ($95)
It’s So Weird – Parenting Place Auckland 14th September at 9.30am-12.30pm ($95)
When A Family Hurts in Palmerston North27th September at 1pm-4.30pm ($95)
When Helping Others Hurts in Palmerston North28th September at 9.30am-1pm ($95)

Please email Siobhan at events@griefcentre.org.nz to register on any of these workshops

Movie Fundraiser - Battle of the Sexesbridgeway-logo-385

Cost: $25 - this includes entrance fee and a glass of wine (or ice cream)
Date: Thursday 28th September 2017
Where: The Bridgeway, 122 Queen Street, Northcote, 0627
Start time: 6.00pm for a mingle, drink and raffle. Movie starts at 6.30pm.
Book Tickets: by emailing Cathey at The Grief Centre

 
Dreams Workshop - free event, as part of The Grief and Loss Awareness Week
26th July at 12.30pm - 2pm, Birkenhead Library, Crnr of Rawene Rd & Hinemoa St. Workshop: How Dreams Help Us in the Grief Process. Margaret Bowater will present a talk on dreams and grieving. This talk may be useful for those who are experiencing loss and grief, or for those working with others going through this.. Click here for more details

Professional Development Workshops: Looking At Grief Series 2017
17th July at 1.30pm - 4.30pm, All Saints Church Conference Centre, Wellington. Workshop: When A Family Hurts. This practical and interactive workshop will increase participant's understanding and awareness to help them support and empower families through difficult times of change, loss and grief. Click here for more details

18th July at 9.30am - 12.30pm, All Saints Church Conference Centre, Wellington. Workshop: When Helping Others Hurts. A workshop to build awareness of the hidden costs of helping others and to learn practical strategies to manage and prevent burnout, second hand trauma/grief, and compassion fatigue. Click here for more details

South Auckland Bereavement Support Group
19th June 2017 at 6pm - 8pm. Friendship House, ManukauEmail office@griefcentre.org.nz for details

Community Talk: Getting through Grief
30th May at 7pm - 8pm, St Columbas Presbyterian Church, Botany. A free community talk to assist people in understanding how we grieve and coping strategies for managing grief. Click here for more details


Late 2017. Workshop: The Many Faces of Grief - The Impact of Cultural Diversity. Understanding and responding to loss and grief within different cultural contexts. Email events@griefcentre.org.nz for details | Workshop: This Thing Called Grief. A look at current theoretical understandings of loss and grief and the insights they give us as we support others through grief. Email events@griefcentre.org.nz for details

Community Talk: Getting through Grief
17th May at 12.30pm - 1.30pm, St Heliers Bay Community Centre, St Heliers. A free community talk to assist people in understanding how we grieve and coping strategies for managing grief. Click here for more details

Community Talk: Understanding Grief and Loss
17th May at 7.15pm, All Saints Community Centre, Howick. Open to adults in the community who may have suffered a major loss-death or separation and needs help to cope. This is a non religious free programme. Click here for more details

Colourful Coffee Morning
15th May 2017 at 11am - 12.30pm. Belle Monte Cafe, 13 Williamson Avenue, Belmont, Auckland 0622. A light hearted coffee morning enjoying the relaxing qualities of colouring in. No agenda, just good coffee and company. We have templates suitable for everyone to join in. Email office@griefcentre.org.nz for details

Sweet Charity Home Store opening
12th May at 9.30am, Glenfield Community Centre. Come and visit our new op-shop 'Sweet Charity' that opens in mid May.  Click here for more details



 
 
 
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