Parenting apps

Being a parent is a fun and exciting role. Caring for your child and watching them grow from a newborn into adulthood is very fulfilling and meaningful. But, parenting can be challenging. You are constantly faced with new situations and challenges. There is no one, ideal parenting style, but the following parenting apps have some useful tips and guidance that could help you on your journey.  

App name Features Score
Raising children

  • Parenting tips
  • Video library
  • Newborns to primary schoolers
  • Features professionals and celebrities 
  • Aimed at New Zealand parents
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about Raising children 
 
Well Child app

  • Education and information
  • Reminders for immunisations and appointments
  • Can be used alongside Well Child Tamariki Ora, My Health Book.
  • Aimed at New Zealand parents
  • Available from Google Play and iTunes
  • Cost: free
  • Read more about Well Child app
Meeka's Secret app

  • An interactive app to teach children about stranger danger and the process of sexual abuse (to learn how to say no and ask for help). Read more about Meeka's Secret app
Free version






Paid version


Other useful resources

Staying safe online 2018 Quick Reference Guide Netsafe

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Last reviewed: 24 Jul 2018