Supporting your pēpi through their ages and stages

Its exciting to watch your pēpi grow and develop new skills. You might be wondering when to expect these skills and how you can support them.

Let’s explore some key milestones of your growing pēpi:

You can also find more information on child development:


PlunketLine is a free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 0800 933 922 for parenting help and advice. 

Whānau Āwhina Plunket in your community

Whānau Āwhina Plunket offers a range of support services to help you connect with other whānau in your community and empower you in your role as a parent or caregiver. You can use the Plunket Near Me search to see what services are available in your local community.

You can also get in touch at for help finding services in your area.