New Zealand Plunket Society - Latest News [Page 1]

Plunket thanks volunteers helping families all over NZ

Thursday, 18 June 2015, 4:42 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

National Volunteer Week (21-27 June) is a chance for Plunket to celebrate the thousands of volunteers across the country, and the different ways they give their time to support families with young children. More >>

Plunket Rooms Get Upgrade

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Thanks to some generous grants two Plunket rooms in Lower Hutt have just received well-earned makeovers. Plunket has been fundraising to renovate the Stokes Valley clinic and Hutt Valley family centre and has been granted $10,000 from Infinity Foundation ... More >>

Plunket welcomes steps to help families living in poverty

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:58 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is welcoming the child hardship package of $790 million over four years in today’s budget as a step forward in helping children in New Zealand’s poorest families. More >>

Happy Birthday Plunket – 108 years young!

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket, one of New Zealand’s icons, celebrates its 108th birthday this week - and is still going strong. “Nine in 10 babies in New Zealand are ‘Plunket babies’, so it is a birthday we can all share and enjoy,” said New Zealand Plunket President, ... More >>

Plunket celebrates rebirth of its Christchurch home base

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 12:47 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Four years after Plunket’s Canterbury Area Office was damaged in the February 2011 earthquakes, Plunket’s Christchurch staff and volunteers have a new home-base. Prime Minister John Key officially opened Plunket’s new Canterbury Plunket Office ... More >>

Plunket celebrates International Nurses Day

Monday, 11 May 2015, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Tomorrow (Tuesday 12 May) Plunket will celebrate International Nurses Day, 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

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 5:32 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket says World Immunisation Week, which kicks off today (24 April), is a wonderful opportunity to promote the importance of immunisation to communities throughout New Zealand. More >>

Plunket needs your hugs!

Friday, 27 February 2015, 2:34 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket needs your hugs! Next week (2-8 March) is Plunket’s Annual ‘Bear Hug’ Appeal and Plunket volunteers are getting out and about to raise funds for local and regional services for children and their families. Plunket has been welcomed ... More >>

Safe Sleep Day - Plunket encouraged by recent slight decline

Friday, 5 December 2014, 8:52 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

For immediate release 4 December 2014 Sleep safe baby Safe Sleep Day - Plunket encouraged by recent slight decline in number of babies dying from SUDI Plunket is encouraged by a recent slight decline in the number of babies dying suddenly and unexpectedly. More >>

On White Ribbon Day, and every day, Plunket is here to help

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 10:55 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

On White Ribbon Day, Plunket says the impact family violence has on children is not OK, but it is OK to ask for help, and is encouraging parents in violent or abusive relationships to seek help for themselves and their children. More >>

Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Labour weekend

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:09 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety while they’re on the roads this holiday weekend. More >>

Plunket and Public Trust partner for the next three years

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 11:42 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Public Trust has committed to becoming a ‘Pick Me Help Plunket’ partner for the next three years. This means the two organisations are now allies, intent on growing a sustainable, long term relationship designed to support New Zealand families and ... More >>

BNZ’s ‘Closed for Good’ volunteer day works magic at Plunket

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 5:32 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

When BNZ staff arrived at Plunket in Featherston this morning to volunteer for the day, they were tasked with a tall order – make our playground magical. More >>

Plunket celebrates dads this Father’s day

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:01 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

This Father’s Day (Sunday 7 September), Plunket is celebrating all New Zealand dads who help give their kids a good start in life, year-round. More >>

Plain packaging for tobacco an investment in kids’ health

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:01 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket welcomes the Health Select Committee’s recommendation that the Bill to remove branding from tobacco products go ahead, saying the policy is ‘an important investment in the health of New Zealand children’. More >>

Plunket's growing family of mobile clinics

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

When Plunket launched its ‘Build a Bus’ fundraising drive for one new mobile clinic, it got more than it bargained for. More >>

Plunket supports World Breastfeeding Week

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 11:35 am | New Zealand Plunket Society

Plunket, New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the well being of children under five, is proud to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week (Friday 1 August-7 August) in communities across the country, and on social media. More >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
InfoPages
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news