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Plunket celebrates Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Friday, 25 July 2014, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is proud to celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (21-27 July), with Plunket people across the country among several thousand New Zealanders taking part and increasing their kete of knowledge in te reo. More >>

Plunket encourages Kiwis to take advantage of free vaccine

Friday, 18 July 2014, 10:10 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well-being of children under five is encouraging New Zealanders at greatest risk of catching influenza to get immunized this winter, and protect themselves from the illness for free. More >>

Plunket: keep kiwi kids safe this winter

Friday, 27 June 2014, 3:06 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

With the cold weather now here across the country, Plunket are reminding families to be alert to the dangers from heaters, fireplaces and other sources of winter warmth. Sue Campbell, Plunket’s National Child Safety Advisor says keeping babies and young ... More >>

Plunket says look to your children when you quit

Friday, 30 May 2014, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket says look to your children when you quit on Smokefree Day Plunket says parents wanting to quit smoking on Smokefree day need look no further than to their children for the best reasons – and for their support. Plunket fully endorses the theme ... More >>

Pre-election budget takes baby steps in the right direction

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket believes elements of this year’s budget acknowledge the need to invest in the early years, with a particular focus on increasing paid parental leave from 14 weeks to 18 weeks by 2016. More >>

Happy Birthday Plunket – 107 years young!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket, one of New Zealand’s icons, turns 107 years young this week - and is still going strong. Plunket CEO Jenny Prince says that from its small beginnings, Plunket now provides support services for the development, health and wellbeing of ... More >>

Plunket celebrates International Nurses Day

Monday, 12 May 2014, 10:43 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Today Plunket will celebrate International Nurses Day, marked by the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Plunket CEO Jenny Prince says that nurses make a huge contribution to society and are often unsung heroes. “Plunket nurses have ... More >>

Plunket lends its support to World Immunisation Week

Monday, 28 April 2014, 9:51 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket says World Immunisation Week, which kicks off on Monday, is a wonderful opportunity to promote the importance of immunisation to communities throughout New Zealand. More >>

Plunket: Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Easter

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety while they’re on the roads over the long Easter and holidays. “Have a great Easter and holidays, enjoy time with family and friends and remember everyone has to be ... More >>

Plunket - Immunisation the best protection against influenza

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Health Minister Tony Ryall today launched the annual influenza immunisation campaign. Plunket, New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the health and well-being of children under five is encouraging New Zealanders to take up the government’s ... More >>

Plunket thrilled to be meeting the young Royal family

Monday, 3 March 2014, 9:34 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society is delighted with the news from Kensington Palace and the New Zealand Royal Visit Office today that they are to be a part of the upcoming visit by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and ... More >>

Plunket says beware of bogus charity collectors

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket’s Annual ‘Bear Hug’ Appeal kicks off next week which means that collectors will soon be taking to the streets around the country to raise funds for local Plunket services. More >>

Auckland Measles Outbreak Shows Importance Of Immunisatation

Tuesday, 18 February 2014, 10:26 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

News of a feared measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted Plunket to restate the importance of immunisation. More >>

Plunket supports tobacco plain packaging legislation

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 9:36 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well being of children under five welcomes proposed legislation requiring plain packaging of tobacco products. More >>

Plunket supports tobacco plain packaging legislation

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 9:31 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket supports tobacco plain packaging legislation New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well being of children under five welcomes proposed legislation requiring plain packaging of tobacco products. The Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco ... More >>

Plunket: Keep an eye out for kids on the roads

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 11:42 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket: Keep an eye out for kids on the roads Plunket is urging people to keep an eye out for children as they head back to school next week. As New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the health and development of children under five, ... More >>

Plunket says don’t forget your car seat!

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

With the holiday season in full swing, Plunket would like to remind families that every time a child travels in a car they need to be in a car seat or booster seat. Plunket’s Car Seat Service exists to help families get access to child car restraints. ... More >>

Plunket proud to support national Safe Sleep Day

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 11:05 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

New Zealand’s first Safe Sleep Day is happening this Friday 6 December with events taking place across the country. The day is an initiative by Whakawhetu National SUDI Prevention for Maori. More >>

Volunteers are the heart of Plunket

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 9:58 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

International Volunteers Day on 5 December is a chance to acknowledge and thank more than one million New Zealanders who give their time and skills to make a difference in their communities every year. More >>

Thieves break into Hamilton Plunket

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

A Hamilton Plunket premises was broken into yesterday with the robbers making away with official collector identification cards and badges. Waikato Plunket Area Manager Sue Hardley said she has serious concerns about the official identification ending ... More >>

 

 

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