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Whānau Āwhina Plunket says support vital for breastfeeding mothers

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and Whānau Āwhina Plunket says it’s a timely reminder that partners, whānau, friends and the community have vital roles to play.

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Help is at hand for parents with new free online baby sleep course

As every parent knows, people who say they ‘sleep like a baby’ usually don’t have one. But help is at hand thanks to a new online course from Whānau Āwhina Plunket.

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The event of the season!

Whānau Āwhina Plunket will be hosting The Ultimate Soiree fundraiser in the Public Trust Hall, Wellington, September 10. Guests will be treated to a world of wonderful live art and entertainment with an array of gourmet food; champagne; cocktails and craft beers being served throughout the evening - all included with your ticket!

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket says it’s never too late to vaccinate

Whānau Āwhina Plunket nurses are fielding a lot of questions about immunisation, with the flu vaccination now funded for three to 11 year olds.

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Rotorua fundraising for new community hub

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is busy fundraising for its new purpose-built community hub in Rotorua.

The Pukuatua Street building has supported generations of tamariki but it has seen better days and is no longer meeting the community’s needs.

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Baby boom at Whānau Āwhina Plunket

It’s no secret that we love babies at Whānau Āwhina Plunket, but the number of staff pregnancies in the Canterbury region recently has left some people wondering if there is something in the water!

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Keeping Rotorua’s babies warm this winter

Close to 100 babies will sleep more warmly this winter thanks to the efforts of the Rotary Club of Rotorua and Whānau Āwhina Plunket.

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Karitāne, birthplace of Plunket, honours organisation with new street name

A small southern town with a big heart is embracing an important part of its history with a brand–new street named after the iconic organisation that’s helped generations of Kiwi babies thrive.

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket upgrades IT over a cuppa!

Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s Dunk it For Plunket national fundraiser is happening 1-30 August. Funds raised will go directly towards upgrading the charity’s technology to better service whānau in NZ. Just over $500,000 is required for upgrading hardware including monitors, headsets, laptops, and mobile phones.

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