Whānau Āwhina Plunket partners


Star Partner BestStart is a leading provider of quality early childhood education services with over 260 centres nationwide. BestStart has supported Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s digital journey for the past six years including Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s electronic health system and PlunketLine’s Breastfeeding Video Conferencing service, contributing to the welfare and wellbeing of families.




HUGGIES® has supported Whānau Āwhina Plunket for 30 years and has donated over $10 million since 1992 to help support families and their babies. Your baby is covered from first hug to their first steps, to training pants and beyond. HUGGIES® nappies and wipes products are all proudly endorsed by Whānau Āwhina Plunket. Ask your Plunket nurse for a DryNites sample at your child’s Before School Check if they are struggling with bedwetting.


Colgate became a National Supporter for Whānau Āwhina Plunket in 2007 with the joint ‘Families Combat Cavities’ promotion, an initiative supported by the New Zealand Dental Association. Each year, Colgate provides more than 150,000 toothbrushes and pastes to New Zealand children, and together with the NZDA is helping to keep Kiwi kids healthy, happy and smiling.


Resene and Whānau Āwhina Plunket have had a long-standing relationship providing support to Whānau Āwhina Plunket families, staff and volunteers. Together, we've worked on a range of activities including adding colour to Plunket centres, encouraging children’s creativity, and acknowledging the work of Whānau Āwhina Plunket staff and volunteers with initiatives like the Very Important Plunket Person Awards and more. Resene is proud to support New Zealand families and has been Kiwi owned and operated since it started in 1946.

The Warehouse




Since 2014 The Warehouse has partnered with Whānau Āwhina Plunket to support its commitment to providing health and wellbeing services to New Zealand children and their families. The Warehouse has fundraised for over 3,000 boxes filled with essential items for new babies, that Plunket nurses gifted to families who need it most. The Warehouse is also stocking a number of car seats with the Plunket Recommended Tick. Look out for these in stores and online.



Suzuki is the official vehicle partner of Whānau Āwhina Plunket, providing reliable, safe and economical cars for our nurses and community staff members. 

Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Suzuki put everyday Kiwis at the heart of everything they do, with a priority focus on families and local community. Suzuki is a trusted brand with a strong dealership network nationwide to support joint initiatives, events and fundraising campaigns with Whānau Āwhina Plunket.  


Whittaker’s once again raised a bundle for Whānau Āwhina Plunket by creating two new chocolate bar flavours that brought a smile to a chocolate lover’s face. Twenty cents from each sale of the limited edition bars went to help Whānau Āwhina Plunket deliver its free services to support Kiwi families and whānau give our tamariki the best start in life. 


Pukeko Pictures



Pukeko Pictures preschool brand, Kiddets, has partnered with Plunket to create branded collateral for use in Whānau Āwhina Plunket’s centres across New Zealand - helping to make children’s Well Child checks even more enjoyable.

Earthquake Commission (EQC) | Kōmihana Rūwhenua

Earthquake Commission (EQC) | Kōmihana Rūwhenua and Whānau Āwhina Plunket are working together to deliver quake safe messages to new parents. This will ensure thousands of families are getting key preparedness information that will help keep their tamariki safe. Our nurses are uniquely placed to talk with parents directly about any safety concerns which makes the relationship with EQC hugely important for the work we do.

Pick Me Help Plunket partners

You can support Whānau Āwhina Plunket whenever you shop by choosing items that carry the Pick Me Help Plunket logo. We’ve partnered with some popular household brands that share our commitment to make a difference of a lifetime for New Zealand tamariki and whānau. By making regular contributions to Whānau Āwhina Plunket through their product or service sales, our Pick Me Help Plunket partners and their customers are helping us to achieve our vision.

About the programme

Our Pick Me Help Plunket partners make a contribution to Whānau Āwhina Plunket through their product or service sales, which helps us support whānau throughout New Zealand.

Pick Me Help Plunket partners use the unique programme logo on their packaging and promotional material to let customers know that they are proud to support Whānau Āwhina Plunket. Products or services which feature the Pick Me Help Plunket logo have met Plunket’s pre-approval criteria.

If you’d like more information about becoming a Pick Me Help Plunket partner, email us here.

Look for the Pick Me Help Plunket logo instore.

Pick Me Help Plunket partners



Wattie’s and Plunket have been partners for over 29 years and work together to provide information and resources for parents about infant nutrition and starting solids. Wattie’s baby foods are developed and manufactured with a baby’s developmental requirements in mind with a range of textures, tastes and ingredients that are age and stage appropriate for infants as they grow.


Plunket and Dettol are excited to be working together to promote family health. Dettol has been trusted with germ protection for over 70 years and has a range of personal care and household cleaning products that support Plunket’s Pick Me Help Plunket programme.


Harraways & Sons Ltd

Harraways & Sons Ltd and Whānau Āwhina Plunket have plenty in common – both were founded in Otago over a century ago.

In 1867 a steam powered grain mill was erected on the Harraway & Sons Ltd present site, beginning their journey. Sourcing most of their oats from Otago/Southland farms and employing local millers, Harraways is truly New Zealand’s only homegrown oats brand and is the one trusted by Kiwis for over 150 years.

Harraways is committed to providing nutritious, affordable South Island grown oats to Kiwi families for their optimum health and wellbeing.