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We are New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child. Whānau āwhina - caring for families.
We provide support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. We work together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child
Volunteer Awareness Week (16-22 June) 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. “Plunket was founded 106 years ago by people who wanted to
help others in their communities”, says Plunket New
Zealand President Tristine Clark. “Today we have thousands of hard working, selfless people
who give of their time, knowledge, skills and energy.
On 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence
Nightingale, it’s time to celebrate nurses around the
world through International Nurses Day. Plunket CEO Jenny Prince says that nurses make a huge
contribution to society and are often unsung heroes. “Plunket nurses have been a part of New Zealander’s
lives for over 100 years, giving parents the advice and
support they need to nurture healthy, happy kiwi babies.
PlunketPlus is an exciting initiative from Plunket, which
will change the way we record, store and access information,
integrate services and have the ability to connect in real
time, at the point of care. “It has made me proud of our achievements to date, excited
by our innovative initiative and also aware that this will
touch all our people, every aspect of our business, and
ultimately our clients. This is one of the largest projects
that we’ve ever undertaken” Plunket CEO, Jenny Prince
The nights are getting longer and colder and keeping
children warm and safe is a priority as winter settles in. Heating the home brings with it a number of potential safety
hazards and we need to ensure people are aware of the
dangers and the simple rules that could help keep everyone
Burns from heaters and fires are a real danger for children.