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Author: Gillian Willis

Grandparents raising grandchildren

We are a small group of grandparents who are raising our grandchildren full time. We meet once a month for a coffee catchup at various cafes around town. One of our members lives in Coromandel so this month we travelled there for morning tea. We have also had others from Tairua and Matarangi. The group was originally started by Brenda Duncan and Shirley Brown. Brenda has a wealth of knowledge and has been a great support to many over the years. It was a very small group back then but now we have about 12 grandparents involved and we usually have 6-8 turn up to our coffee mornings each month. We...

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