Located in Ocean Boulevard, Te Kōhungahunga Atawhai is a sanctuary for parents and caregivers of very young children. It features private feeding spaces, a play area for young children, changing facilities, kitchenette and hot water.
The project was spearheaded by Councillor and Deputy Mayor Annette Brosnan, mother to two pre-schoolers, Daniel, four, and Holly, one. “The opening of this space is exciting for so many people I know. I’m really proud to have driven this project for the last two years. Parents and caregivers will now have a safe and accessible place to feed, change and care for young children, which is well overdue for our city and a very welcome addition,” she says.
There is also changing facilities and a private feeding space located at the Soundshell Toilets on Marine Parade.
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