Links to other networks in New Zealand and around the world.


"Instead of getting just 'Achieved', I am now getting Merits and Excellence."


New Zealand


Build a lifetime in the first 3 years.

Family Help Trust

Breaking the cycle for NZ Children.

Child Youth and Family

Official NZ Government Website.

Baby WebNZ

Information directory for expectant parents.

Families Commission – Parenting Hints & Tips

Hints, tips and links on parenting issues to make life easier.


HIPPY International

HIPPY Australia


The love of learning begins at home.

Listener Article

Great Potentials is featured in the July 12-18 2014 issue of the Listener magazine! Click here to see the full article.

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The Ministry of Youth Development to support MATES Junior

MATES Junior mentees with Overland's Matt Hewitt

MATES Junior mentees with Overland’s Matt Hewitt

“I want to see young people across New Zealand have opportunities to develop their confidence and self-management skills, engage in positive activities, connect with their communities, and grow their leadership abilities,” Youth Affairs Minister, Hon Nikki Kaye says.

Click here to read the full story.

2012-2013 Annual Report

Follow the link to read Dame Lesley Max’s report from Great Potentials’ Annual Report 2012-2013:

CEO’s Report Annual Report 2012 – 2013

For the full Annual Report 2012-2013, follow the link below:

Annual Report 2012-2013


Coroner’s report on Kahui twins’ deaths – Dame Lesley speaks on Radio NZ National

25 July 2012

The coroner’s report on the deaths of the three-month-old Kahui twins has been released.  Simon Moore SC, Crown Solicitor for Auckland, Patrick Kelly, Auckland Starship Pediatrician and Clinical Director of the Child Protection Team and Great Potentials CEO, Dame Lesley Max, speak with Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon.  Listen to the audio here (Dame Lesley starts at 21 mins).