There are many services for infants and the child in Hurunui including;
Parent2Parent support for families raising children with disabilities
Preschools and Playcentres
Primary schools and Area schools (year 1-13)
In 2018, the Hurunui SKIP project interviewed 35 whanau/parents across the district on their experiences with parenting and access to services. SKIP Hurunui Project Summary
Hurunui Youth Programme offers recreational activities and development programmes for youth in Years 7-13 in the Hurunui District.
Lee Hooper, a PhD student studying self-regulation in children with stress related disorders at University of Canterbury spoke to the Together Hurunui network on Chronic Stress in Children following the Canterbury EQs. Summary of Chronic Stress in Children Following the Canterbury EQs Presentation by Lee Hooper