Kōrero: Parenting

Positive role model

Positive role model

In the 2000s All Black rugby player Rodney So'oialo was part of a public campaign called 'Kids are unbeatable' which aimed to reduce violence against children. So'oialo and his wife Marilyn were outspoken advocates for parenting which did not involve physical discipline.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Mark Mitchell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lesley Patterson, 'Parenting - Parenting practices', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26343/positive-role-model (accessed 4 June 2023)

He kōrero nā Lesley Patterson, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 26 Jun 2018