Resources to work with  New Dads

Great Fathers creates resources for professionals to use in their work. For "Hey Dad!" and "New Dads - Journey into the Unknown" we have printed copies we can supply to professionals who can use them in their work. We charge a nominal cost recovery for printing and postage.

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Brilliant, concise and simple, this 8-page fold out (A6) is a dad-focused resource that talks directly to dads. Great to have on hand at all time: an inexpensive handout that you can pass to a dad (or to his partner) to help bring him on-board with his young baby. Click on the image to download, or click here to order printed copies.

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Our 44-page comic "New Dads - journey into the unknown" (A5). Have a look and consider how you might use these. Having dad-specific resources can show dads that you are serious about them and their needs. Click here to view or download, click here to order printed copies.

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GROWING GREAT CHILDREN - these are samples of resources we have created to be used in a series of sessions we've designed with and an iwi service provider to engage  their men who are new fathers. The sessions demonstrate the benefits and opportunities they can provide to their own tamariki just by being there and active in their lives. For information about how to run these, contact us here.


Great as a discussion starter or teaching tool, "What's It Like to Be a Father?!" musicians Tiki Taane, Warren Maxwell and Sean Donnelly talk about what it's for them being dads, what to expect and what's the most important things about it. This is a video in 11 short chapters - humourous and honest.

We have limited numbers of these but will supply them individually to people who work with families. Click to order.

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Our most comprehensive literature review of:

  • How Fathers Matter

  • What Fathers Need to Know

  • Towards Becoming More Father-Friendly

  • Services to Engage Fathers

78 pages, A4, free to download or print out - click here

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A literature review on what is known about Maori fathers,  funded by Great Fathers, Brainwave Trust Aotearoa and Mana Ririki. Free to download or print - click here

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Gender equity is a two way street - and men reconsidering traditional masculine warrior/provider roles and sharing and embracing the traditional feminine nurturing/homemaker roles. Free to download or print - click here.