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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Upgrades IT Over A Cuppa!

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 1:20 pm | Plunket

Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s Dunk it For Plunket national fundraiser is happening 1-30 August. Funds raised will go directly towards upgrading the charity’s technology to better service whānau in NZ. Just over $500,000 is required for upgrading hardware More >>

Increased Support For Families An Important Step Forward For Aotearoa

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 4:41 pm | Plunket

Whānau Āwhina Plunket, the country’s largest provider of healthcare services for children under five, has welcomed increases in support for families, particularly those in the lowest incomes announced in today’s Budget. Whānau Āwhina Plunket ... More >>

Whānau Āwhina Plunket Celebrates International Nurses’ Day And 114 Years Of Helping Kiwi Families

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 9:05 am | Plunket

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is celebrating two special occasions this month – International Nurses’ Day and the charity’s 114th birthday. Chief Executive Amanda Malu said Aotearoa has changed a lot since The Society for the Promotion of the Health of Women ... More >>

Pasifika Beatz Helping Kids Connect And Learn Pacific Languages Through Music

Saturday, 8 May 2021, 5:10 am | Plunket

Kids in Aotearoa can move to the beat of their own drum thanks to a collaboration between Whānau Āwhina Plunket, local musicians Loopy Tunes and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.  To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Auckland playgroup ... More >>

Plunket Pleased To See Recognition Of Importance Of Child’s First 1000 Days

Thursday, 3 September 2020, 4:09 pm | Plunket

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is pleased that the National Party has recognised the importance of investing in our children in their First 1000 Days released today. “We know that in the first 1000 days we can make a difference of a lifetime, and support all ... More >>

Plunket And Wattie’s – Celebrating 30 Years Of Supporting Kiwi Whānau Together

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 5:27 pm | Plunket

Two of New Zealand’s most well-known brands, Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Wattie’s, are celebrating their milestone achievement of 30 years working together to support Kiwi whānau with a special fundraiser to support whānau and tamariki across New ... More >>

Plunket Community Services welcome extra support

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 9:49 am | Plunket

Plunket’s Invercargill Community Services and Injury Prevention programme received a boost this month thanks to the generous support of the ILT Foundation and ILT. ILT Foundation and ILT Trustees Paddy O’Brien and Suzanne Prentice presented Plunket ... More >>

Wahakura Project Empowers Māori Whānau

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 4:45 pm | Plunket

The first participants in a programme helping to educate and support Māori whānau to provide safe sleeping spaces for their new babies will celebrate their success on Sunday . More >>

Plunket supports calls to ban smoking with kids in cars

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:30 pm | Plunket

Plunket supports law reform that helps eliminate smoking in vehicles when children are present, as all smoking is harmful, Chief Nurse Dr Jane O’Malley says. “There is overwhelming evidence that exposure to second-hand smoke is a major risk factor ... More >>