Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to Plunket.Nau mai, haere mai
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
The first knock on a door opens a new story. Some families
need support, some advice, some an encouraging voice, but
all benefit from the community support Plunket provides. As part of our ongoing commitment to making sure the
services provided by Plunket are the very best they can be,
we spoke to Plunket nurses from top of the North to bottom
of the South.
Breastfeeding rates in New Zealand are increasing slowly,
according to Plunket data released during World
Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August). Plunket says in 2015 and in 2016, 87. 5% of babies aged
between 2 and 6 weeks received breast milk, a figure 1.
Plunket is saddened this week by the passing of Te Ao Marama
Wilson, who dedicated much of her life to supporting
communities and improving the health of tamariki as part of
Haere atu ra e te whaea, hoki atu ki o maunga kārangaranga
me o tīpuna haere atu ra, haere atu Moe mai ra. Te Ao Marama Wilson has closed her eyes for the last time on
With winter power bills on the way, we’ve partnered with
the Electricity Authority for a post on how you can check
you’re on the best deal for your family. Did you know there are 29 different electricity brands
operating in New Zealand? That’s a lot of options. To help find the best option for you, the Electricity
Authority have created a free, independent online tool