Meet our Team

Publisher -  Parents Centres New Zealand 

Kiwiprent is the magazine of Parents Centres New Zealand.  The primary provider of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parent Education.  The magazine is distributed to our all of our 17,000 members and 45 Centres nationwide. 


Editor - Leigh BredenKamp

During more than thirty years in the industry, Leigh has been employed as a journalist, editor, designer, publisher, communications strategist and media manager. She has worked as an independent private communications consultant based in Wellington since 2000, and has been the editor of Kiwiparent since 1996 - a job she absolutely loves!

Leigh is passionate about pregnancy, birth and early childhood, believing that this is the single most influential and pivotal time in a family's life. She also loves working in cross-cultural communication and relishes the challenges presented by the extensive work she has done throughout the Pacific, as well as with different cultural groupings within New Zealand.


Advertising Manager and Business Development - Taslim Parsons

Taslim has over 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing and media. She has worked in technology and media related industries her whole career.  She has experience in running companies and sales teams in New Zealand, the UK and Europe.  Tas has put together successful multimedia campaigns for numerous companies.  As manager for Kiwiparent, Taslim is actively involved in the compilation of material, editorial and meaningful advertising content.  Taslim is passionate about advertising and Kiwiparent.


Advertising Assistant  - Catherine Short

Catherine has worked for over 10 years in Marketing in the medical field in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. She is passionate about parenting and is keen to help advertisers get the most out of Kiwiparent for both their companies and our readers.