La Leche League groups and areas hold local workshops, fundraising events and World Breastfeeding Week celebrations as well as our biannual conference.


Conference 2018: Making breastfeeding visible

5-7 October 2018, Rangi Ruru Girls' College, Christchurch

For updates please see our Conference page and LLLNZ Conference on Facebook.


Area Two La Leche League Workshop - Taupo 2017, Saturday 28 October

More information and registration details are available here.

World Breastfeeding Week 1 - 7 August       Sustaining Breastfeeding Together

Big Latch On 2017
Friday 4th and Saturday 5th August
For locations see the information here.

Cambridge LLL presents Brainwave: The Early Years Last Forever

Saturday 15 July 2017 from 9:15am to 1:20pm.
Cambridge Health & Community Centre, Taylor Street, Cambridge.
Payment can be made to Cambridge LLL: 03 1568 0063033 00.
Enquiries to Debbie Graham
All details about this 4 hour workshop, the cost and how to register are included here.



Conference 2016: Breastfeeding: Building a Legacy





30 September - 2 October 2016, The Brentwood Hotel in Wellington

For updates please see our Conference page and LLLNZ Conference on Facebook 

La Leche League Area 1 Workshop 2016
 Saturday 2nd July 2016
 MPHS HUB West 27 Corban Ave (Corner Bruce McLaren Rd and Corban Ave), Henderson South, Auckland

For more information see the programme and you can register here.

Communications Skills Workshop, New Plymouth, Saturday 16 April and Sunday 17 April 9am-5pm. More information is available here.

Area Two La Leche League Workshop - Mt Maunganui 2016, Saturday 9 April

More information and registration details are available here.

Barbara's BIGGER Leap 2016 - DONATE today  

Barbara Sturmfels is raising funds for La Leche League New Zealand by skydiving over Taupo in late February - for her 60th Birthday.

Barbara is a Leader of some 19 years standing and she would like to raise at least a dollar for each time she's helped a mother one-to-one by phone or on a home visit - that's an impressive number, totalling 2,700 so far!


 LCANZ 2016 “Essential Breastfeeding” Conference
Hosted by: Lactation Consultants of Australia and New Zealand

7-8 October 2016, Rydges Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Delegates will hear from internationally and nationally acclaimed experts in breastfeeding and lactation research and education during the 2 day conference. The program consists of international keynote speakers, workshops and concurrent sessions.



October 2nd LLL Auckland Workshop - Breastfeeding Triplets 

at Mama Maternity, 13 Coyle St, Sandringham, Auckland. 12.15pm - 3pm

Join us for a Conversation with Davina Wright, followed by Q&A and discussion.

Davina is a New Zealand mother of three year old triplets. She became a La Leche League Leader while living in Hong Kong, and is visiting Auckland en route with her family to live in Sydney.

Don't miss this opportunity to hear Davina speak about mothering triplets through breastfeeding. Practical information for La Leche League Leaders, Health Professionals, Antenatal Educators and anyone supporting Families with Multiples.

Families with or expecting multiples are especially welcome.

Shared afternoon tea – please bring a plate. Cost: $5 at the door



World Breastfeeding Week 1 - 7 August       Breastfeeding and Work - Let's Make It Work!




Area Two La Leche League Workshop - Hamilton 2015, Saturday 25 July


More information and registration details are available here.


La Leche League Family Picnic In The Park - Wednesday 25 March


La Leche League Pukekohe is inviting all families to come and enjoy a shared lunch, fun games and mother-to-mother breastfeeding support. Samuel Miller Reserve Park, Pukekohe, Auckland  10am - 12 noon.  Please bring a picnic blanket and a plate to share for lunch.  A gold coin donation is appreciated.


Tongariro Crossing Challenge

29 November, 2014 - A group of La Leche League supporters are walking the Tongariro Crossing and looking for sponsorship to complete the challenge. These hardy souls are striding out on 29 November (postponement date 6 December). This strenuous 19.4 km journey will start at Mangatepopo Car Park and finish seven to nine hours later at Ketetahi Car Park. Whew!   Meet our champions and donate at


On 29 November a team of mad cows, most of whom are staff from the Office of the Chief Social Worker (CYF), will be running the Speights West Coaster Adventure Run team relay marathon, which has been described as “quite possibly NZ's toughest off-road marathon”! They are doing to it raise money for two great charities - Tourette's Association of New Zealand & La Leche League New Zealand. Read more and donate at

LLLNZ Conference 2014 - Auckland

Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th October 2014, Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland

Breastfeeding Essentials for Physicians: What every doctor needs to know
Friday 3rd October 2014, Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Auckland

In recognition of fifty years of La Leche League mother-to-mother breastfeeding support in New Zealand, LLLNZ are organising a one day pre-conference seminar for physicians to provide up to date research and clinical information on current issues in breastfeeding medicine.

LLLNZ Alumnae Reunion
Saturday 4 October 2014, Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre, Auckland

For more information about the LLLNZ Alumnae please see the Alumnae page