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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
Plunket is in the first stage of the development of
PlunketPlus – the new electronic information system –
which will eventually see Plunket nurses being able to
access the records of every Plunket child in the country,
via the use of tablets. When developing PlunketPlus, Plunket wanted to do more than
simply move from a paper based system to an electronic one. Plunket’s General Manager of Service Delivery Brenda Hynes
says “Plunket will connect us in new ways with our clients
and other service providers across New Zealand, and will
transform the way we access information at the point of care
with the children and families we work with”.
Breastfeeding is celebrated around the world every year from
1 - 7 August with World Breastfeeding Week. As part of the
New Zealand celebrations, Women's Health Action runs the Big
Latch OnTM. On Friday 2 August at 10.
The Plunket Rooms in Bishopdale Mall will be closing on
Monday 22 July after Christchurch City Council received a
Detailed Engineering Evaluation that shows the building is
earthquake-prone. Plunket’s Canterbury Area Manager Anne Feld says the
Bishopdale Plunket rooms currently house the Plunket Family
Centre and is the Bishopdale Plunket clinic. “Christchurch families have been through a lot over the
last few years and it’s always disappointing to have to
change things on them again.
This weekend our wonderful Principal Sponsor, BNZ, will be
subbing off their logo on four Investec Super Rugby shirts
for the Plunket logo. BNZ Jersey
The logo swap will take place for the two local matches
between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes in Christchurch on
July 12, and again for the Blues v Chiefs match at Eden Park
on July 13. We wanted to celebrate this by rewarding a great dad and
celebrating the important role father's play in the lives of