Whānau Āwhina Plunket supports calls for priority MIQ spots for pregnant women and their partners

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is supporting Sir Peter Gluckman’s calls for priority MIQ spots for pregnant women and their partners, with the current system compromising their health and that of their unborn children.

Recent high-profile cases of pregnant women and their partners caught up in the MIQ lottery system have highlighted the issue for this vulnerable group.

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Innovates with Crypto to Boost Finances in COVID World

Whānau Āwhina Plunket, which provides Aotearoa’s largest support service for tamariki under five and their whānau, is trialling cryptocurrency donations as it seeks to innovate and supplement the more traditional sources of donations, some of which have been impacted by the ongoing pandemic.

The nationwide charity relies on a mix of contracts and fundraising, including grants, donations, events and partnerships, to fund its services which reach around 85 per cent of babies in New Zealand.

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Make a million-dollar difference with the Plunket Foundation National Lottery

It’s back, it’s big – and the tickets you buy will help create better tomorrows for today’s tamariki.

The Plunket Foundation – which raises funds for Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s work with children and families in need – has launched its 2021 National Lottery in partnership with the Association of Boys’ Schools New Zealand and Whānau Āwhina Plunket. 

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Welcomes Well Child Tamariki Ora Review Report and its Focus on Health Equity

A newly released report on the Well Child Tamariki Ora service for children has been welcomed by Whānau Āwhina Plunket, Aotearoa’s largest and only national provider of Well Child services.

“We are pleased that review has recognised and prioritised the need for a whānau-centred approach that would see greater support for pēpi and tamariki in the earliest years of their life, and for honouring Te Tiriti commitments,” says Whānau Āwhina Plunket CEO, Amanda Malu.

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