Whānau Āwhina Plunket Annual General Meeting

The Whānau Āwhina Plunket 2021/22 Annual General Meeting will be held at 12.30pm on Thursday 8 December at Level 3, 40 Mercer Street, Wellington.

Any Friend of Plunket, volunteer or interested member of the public is entitled to attend.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket seeing a significant increase in maternal mental health calls

For many families, this time of year can place additional stress on them, and 2020 is no exception; PlunketLine has seen a 75% increase in maternal mental health calls in the last month, with the amount of maternal mental health calls received having tripled compared to November 2019.

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Plunket and Wattie’s – celebrating 30 years of supporting Kiwi whānau together

Two of New Zealand’s most well-known brands, Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Wattie’s, are celebrating their milestone achievement of 30 years working together to support Kiwi whānau with a special fundraiser to support whānau and tamariki across New Zealand.

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Plunket launches new website – Tūhono Mai - to support all New Zealand whānau - 4 June 2020

Plunket today launches a new website Tūhono Mai, nomintated a free data website by the Ministry of Health, to enable all New Zealand whānau to get access to the support they need, when and however they need it, even if they have no data on their phones.

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Celebrating our Plunket Nurses on International Nurses Day - May 2020

Nurse’s play a critical role in supporting the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders. On International Nurses Day (12 May), Whānau Āwhina Plunket is celebrating the role its nurses have played for generations of New Zealand whānau and families. 

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105-Year-Old Plunket Building Repaired Thanks to Valder Ohinemuri Charitable Trust Support - May 2020

One of Plunket’s oldest buildings, based in Paeroa, has had much needed repairs thanks to emergency funding from the Valder Ohinemuri Charitable Trust. 

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Plunket launches prioritised virtual service - April 2020

Plunket has launched a prioritised virtual service to ensure it can continue to support whānau following the Government’s move to raise the COVID-19 Alert level to Level 4 which has meant the suspension of all Plunket’s face-to-face services. 

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The Student Volunteer Army partners with Plunket to support sole parents during COVID-19 - April 2020

Both Plunket and the Student Volunteer Army are thrilled to announce they’ve teamed up to help spread the word to parents who might be struggling to get their groceries - and with whānau and neighbours gradually returning to work as we move into Level 3, this need won’t be going away anytime soon.

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Plunket to suspend all face to face services - March 2020

Following the Government’s announcement that New Zealand has raised its COVID-19 Alert level to Level 3, and within 48 hours will raise to Level 4, effectively immediately Plunket will suspend all its face to face services to ensure New Zealand whānau and tamariki remain safe.

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Plunket and Ngāi Tahu honour shared history with new nursing scholarship - February 2020

Plunket and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu have launched the Mere Harper and Ria Tikini Memorial Scholarship, acknowledging two wāhine toa who were instrumental in starting Plunket and inspiring Plunket’s rebrand, both which are being launched today.

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