About Multiples Hawkes Bay

Have you just found our you are expecting twins, triplets or more? Firstly, congratulations! Secondly, welcome to a unique and rare club! According to Statistics New Zealand, multiple births on make up only 1.3-2% of all births around the country.

Multiples Hawkes Bay is a fun, supportive group with a growing number of members. We aim to provide advice & support that is practical & realistic to expectant parents of multiples through to those with teenage multiples.

We have members throughout the Hawkes Bay, Central Hawkes Bay and Gisborne areas, an active Facebook page and regular playgroup. Most of our events are organised via our members only Facebook page.


Multiples NZ is the national body that represents 14 (plus Triplets Plus) local Multiple Birth Clubs, consisting of over 1500 families throughout New Zealand. We aim to provide education, support and advocacy to all of these families, by providing guidance and resources to their local multiple birth clubs, and via this website. All MultiplesHB members are automatically affiliated members of of Multiples NZ.

In-Home Childcare Limited and PORSE Education and Training Limited, we work with thousands of people throughout New Zealand to provide in-home childcare services, community play and learning programmes, on-the-job training and STAR/Gateway unit standards for secondary school students.

Huggies have been proud sponsors of Multiples NZ since 1993. MultiplesHB members can receive a free box of newborn size nappies when their babies are born, conditions apply.