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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
Carla with Ray White cheque Birkenhead Plunket’s Beach
Haven clinic will be getting an upgrade thanks to Ray White
Beach Haven’s ‘House of Dreams’ community project. Over the last year the property management and real estate
firm, along with a number of sponsors and volunteers from
the community, have been hard at work renovating a house in
Beach Haven. BNZ, our principal sponsor, has also
contributed by offering an interest-free loan and low
mortgage repayments on the property.
Jenny Prince CEO Blog - Viewpoint - Earlier this year I had
the opportunity as one of four speakers to talk about the
role the business community has in ensuring the wellbeing of
children in New Zealand. How can business be part of the
solution? Where and how can they support to give children
a great start in life?
Corporate social responsibility is a phrase that has been
around for some time now. And while its important to the
success of organisations to have the financial support of
businesses there is still much to think about when entering
into a partnership.
PlunketPlus – the new electronic client information system
that will enhance the way Plunket nurses work – is now
being tested externally with our clients. A group of 10 nurses and health workers are testing
PlunketPlus in two Auckland suburbs – Sylvia Park and
Otahuhu – and have a current workload of approximately
4,000 clients. Every child seen will have their information
recorded electronically via the use of a mobile tablet
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has confirmed
that, on the basis of information to hand, there was never a
food safety risk associated with any Karicare products made
with whey protein concentrate (WPC). This includes all of Nutricia NZ Limited's Karicare Infant
Formula. MPI has received results confirming that products containing
WPC manufactured by Fonterra, including all Nutricia
Karicare Infant Formula Stage 1 and Karicare Gold +
Follow-On Formula Stage 2 products, are not and never were
contaminated with Clostridium botulinum and pose no risk to
consumers of contracting botulism.