Ian Grant – Speaker and Author

RELATIONSHIPS – Known as the ‘Love Doctor’ Ian Grant shares he’s years of experience on how to have a happy healthy relationship. He talks through how to make the love last, how to create special moments for your significant other and what happens when children change a relationship. Ian shares personal insights and funny antidotes which will leave you with new ideas on how to start a dating relationship or inject some fun into an existing relationship.

Ian Grant
About Ian Grant

Speaker and Author

Ian has been an outstanding advocate for youth and parenting in New Zealand for many years. In 1993 Ian and his wife Mary established Parenting with Confidence Inc. (now The Parenting Place) the first resource centre for parents in New Zealand. Ian is a highly sought-after speaker at national events including conferences, service clubs, New Zealand television, schools and church events. 

Ian developed and fronted the New Zealand television programme ‘The Herd’ which ran for 8 years on Television One Primetime 6 pm Sundays, (subsequently shown in Denmark, Africa, USA and Australia). He also developed and fronted Christmas video shows (5 years) ‘That’s What You Think’ Australian TV Channel 7. 


In April 2006 Ian and Mary were jointly awarded the Auckland Mayor’s Living Legend award – the first couple to receive it. Ian was awarded the Companion of the Queens Service Order in 2009, in recognition of all his work helping youth and parents. He was also awarded Senior New Zealander of the year, 2013.

Ian has written ‐ Fathers Who Dare Win; The White Water Rafting Years (co-written with John Cowan for parents of teenagers); Growing Great Boys; Growing Great Girls; Communicate; and Growing Great Marriages. Ian and Mary have authored nine books between them, all of which have been best sellers in Australia and New Zealand. A number of their books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Chinese and Serbian.

DURATION: 15:17
LOCATION, Auckland, New Zealand