We are very grateful of the support we receive from our community partners around New Zealand. They provide financial assistance to community services and projects that help us to work towards our aim of every child receiving the best possible start to life.
We’d like to acknowledge and thank all our community partners below. We love working with partners who are just as committed to families as we are. If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a community partner with Plunket please email our team.
The Lion Foundation is a charitable gaming trust that exists to make funds available for any charitable, philanthropic or cultural purpose that offers real and lasting benefits to the community - large or small.
The Lion Foundation and Plunket have been in a partnership at a National level since 2009. A 2009 grant enabled an upgrade of services and resources in Plunket Family Centres in seven areas around New Zealand, and the two organisations have shared values about the importance of support for New Zealand children and families at a community level.
In 2010 the relationship grew to support all of the 18 Plunket areas with funding for additional support and education, including new car seats and extra home visiting support and services
The Lottery Grants Board’s mission is to enhance the well-being of New Zealanders and their communities. They have been a wonderful supporter of Plunket for a number of year, funding vital projects both locally and nationally.
The Lottery Grants Board have also partnered with us for an upcoming and exciting project which will transform the way we work with families in the future.
The Tindall Foundation is a philanthropic family trust established in 1994 by Stephen and Margaret Tindall.
The guiding philosophy is to give a 'hand up' to New Zealanders in need which sits neatly with the objectives of Plunket. The Tindall Foundation has given ongoing dialogue and support to Plunket and is particularly encouraging of any collaborative work in the community with other child focussed organisations and initiatives.
The Karitane Products Services is a trust set up to support significant Plunket initiatives.
KPS Society and Family and Community services in the Ministry of Social Development continued to support Plunket through funding facilitation of courses.
From its modest beginnings in Dunedin in 1998, the Southern Trust has grown to be one of the top 5 gaming trusts in the country.
The Southern Trust has shown consistent support to numerous local initiatives across the country.
The New Zealand Community Trust gives millions of dollars per year to various community initiatives and with regularity these involve numerous Plunket initiatives at a local and regional level.
The Community Organisation Grants Scheme is run by the Department of Internal Affairs.
COGS is intended for community groups and voluntary groups within New Zealand who wish to receive funding to assist in achieving their goals and Plunket is an ongoing recipient on a variety of initiatives.
The Pelorus Trust is a charitable trust based in Wellington which raises funds for charitable, philanthropic and sporting purposes through the operation of gaming machines.
The Pelorus Trust have been a great support of our ‘Car Seats for Life’ programme which provides families in high deprivation areas with a suitable car seat for life, at no cost.
The Pelorus Trust have also partnered with us for an upcoming and exciting project which will transform the way we work with families in the future.
The Dorothy L Newman Charitable Trust have been a loyal supporter of Plunket for a number of years. In particularly they have helped us fund our ‘Car Seats for Life’ programme which provides families in high deprivation areas with a suitable car seat for life, at no cost.