Information on caring for children and Whānau Āwhina Plunket services at Orange.
Taking care of your child can be a full-time job. Learn more about how to keep your little one safe, clean, healthy and happy.
This section has tips to take care of your tamariki from birth to five years old.
Caring for your child
There are a few diseases that can only be prevented through immunisation.
Hygiene and daily care
It can sometimes seem like a big job to keep your little one clean.
Your tamariki needs different nutrients to grow and develop.
Tamariki spend a lot of time sleeping.
Safety around the home
There are lots of hazards around the home that can hurt your tamariki.
Children love to play outdoors.
Burns and fire
Burns are a leading cause of injury for young children.
Chemicals and poisons
Poisoning is the third most common cause of hospital admissions for children under four.