Friday, 19 October 2012
Keep kiwi kids safe in cars this Labour weekend
Plunket is urging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety while they’re on the roads this holiday weekend.
Thursday, 11 October 2012
Plunket welcomes release of White Paper
New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the health and development of children under five welcomes today’s release of the government’s White Paper for Vulnerable Children.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Plunket welcomes Select Committee inquiry into preventing child abuse
New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the wellbeing of children under five welcomes the Health Select Committee’s current inquiry into preventing child abuse and improving children's health outcomes.
Friday, 15 June 2012
Volunteers are the heart of Plunket
Volunteer Awareness Week (17-23 June) is a chance to acknowledge and thank more than one million New Zealanders who give their time and skills to make a difference in their communities every year.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Keeping your littlest treasures safe this winter
With winter now officially here, keeping babies and young children warm and safe is a priority for families.
Monday, 7 May 2012
Join Plunket and celebrate the incredible women in our lives
Monday, 5 March 2012
NZRU and BNZ kick off Plunket's Appeal
Plunket’s March Appeal kicked off in spectacular fashion over the weekend with New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams taking to the field wearing special Plunket charity jerseys.
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Keep kiwi kids safe in cars
The horrific car accident this week near the Waikato town on Patetonga has prompted Plunket to restate the importance of child car seats.
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Keep kids safe in cars these holidays
Plunket is urging people to have their child car restraints checked before the busy Christmas holiday season.
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Plunket backs report into lack of investment in children
Saturday, 30 July 2011
New adidas All Blacks' jersey donation will help Plunket babies
NZRU’s Principal Partner and All Blacks Principal Sponsor adidas is stepping up to help give kiwi kids the best start in life.
Plunket stats show breastfeeding on the rise in New Zealand
Plunket's latest figures on breastfeeding indicate a steady increase in breastfeeding rates over the last 10 years.
Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Plunket welcomes Green Paper on vulnerable children
New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the health and development of children under five welcomes the launch today of a Green Paper on vulnerable children.
Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Team Plunket raises $15,000 for new centre
Team Plunket raised just over $15,000 towards the monies needed for Plunket’s new $1.3 million dollar family centre in Onekawa, in a month-long business house fundraising challenge held in June.
Thursday, 30 June 2011
'Plunket book' here to stay
Following Plunket’s announcement last week of plans to pilot an innovative new information system called PlunketPlus, there has been speculation around the demise of the ‘Plunket book’.
Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Southland agencies work together to reduce family violence
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed today between Plunket, Awarua Social and Health Services, and Invercargill Police will see more positive outcomes for children and their families.
Thursday, 9 June 2011
Measles outbreak highlights importance of immunisation
News of a measles outbreak in Auckland has prompted Plunket to restate the importance of immunisation.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Plunket welcomes shaken baby DVD
A graphic DVD showing the affects of Shaken Baby Syndrome, which will be shown to every mother who gives birth in Auckland from July, has been welcomed by Plunket.
Thursday, 19 May 2011
Plunket comments on Budget
New Zealand’s largest WellChild provider hopes the latest Budget will increase community support for families.
Monday, 9 May 2011
Plunket celebrates International Nurses day
On 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, it’s time to celebrate nurses around the world through International Nurses Day.
Thursday, 5 May 2011
Additional $21.3 million for first time families with new babies
New Zealand’s largest WellChild provider welcomes the Government’s announcement today of an additional $21.3 million over four years to support first time families with new babies.
Thursday, 28 April 2011
New child car seat safety recommendations will reduce serious injuries
One of the world’s leading authorities on child health and safety, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), has issued new recommendations on child car seat safety.
Monday, 18 April 2011
Sarah Ulmer and Plunket team up to support Christchurch families
Sarah Ulmer and Plunket have partnered up for this year’s Sarah Ulmer Brand (SUB) Stride or Ride Event in Cambridge on Mother’s Day, Sunday 8th May.
Friday, 8 April 2011
Immunisation vital for protection of New Zealand communities
News of six cases of English measles being confirmed in Hastings has prompted Plunket to restate the importance of immunisation.
Wednesday, 9 March 2011
Plunket urges vigilance about child safety following earthquake
Plunket is urging parents and caregivers to be vigilant about child safety following the Christchurch earthquake.
Thursday, 3 March 2011
$51,000 raised in Paris for Christchurch Plunket kids
An auction held in Paris yesterday has raised $51,000 for Plunket children and families in Christchurch.
Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Plunket services now available in Christchurch
While normal services remain suspended in Christchurch, Plunket is working with a number of other organisations to provide as many services as possible.
Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Plunket applauds Advertising Standards Authority decision
Plunket says the Advertising Standards Authority decision to uphold a complaint against a television advertisement that showed a baby lying face down is a great step towards putting the safety of our infants first.
Friday, 21 August 2009
Plunket asks New Zealand to put referendum behind it and support positive parenting
New Zealand can now move on from the referendum and concentrate on increasing support for parents to enable them to raise their children in a positive and nurturing way says Plunket.