Positive Lifestyle  & Building Awesome Whānau Courses

Salvation Army Courses

The Positive Lifestyle Programme (PLP)

This course offers participants a practical 8-week course in developing skills promoting self-awareness.

● Do you struggle with stress or low self-esteem?
● Do you need help handling feelings of anger, grief and loss?
● Do you want to be a more patient and loving parent and/or partner?
● Do you long for healthier, more supportive friendships?
● Do you need help setting goals for the future?

The Salvation Army’s 8-week Positive Lifestyle Programme can provide the skills and understanding you need for a more fulfilling, less stressful life.

Separate women’s and men’s courses are run by a trained facilitator. Topics include stress management, building self-esteem, assertiveness, grief, anger and conflict resolution, and goal setting. This leads to happier whānau and optimism for the future.

Tiaki Tamariki Māia – Building Awesome Whānau

This course is designed to help whānau raising tamariki aged 0-12 years.  It includes practical ideas and positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki. The course facilitator supports participants in their journey with their whānau. Session topics include building your family on aroha, protecting your whānau, creating boundaries to keep the good stuff in and the bad stuff out, creating and maintaining a positive atmosphere in the home, communication, and living in the big, wide world.

The course is for parents and caregivers and runs over six sessions.

For more information on the dates of the next courses, please contact

Tauranga Salvation Army


Phone: (07) 578 4264 (choose option 3).