Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation, community-owned and governed. We provide a caring, professional well child and family and whānau service.
We are New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child. Whānau āwhina - caring for families.
What we offer
Plunket sees more than 90% of new-born babies in New Zealand each year. Plunket offers parenting information and support as well as developmental assessments of your child.
Our nurses provide support through home and clinic visits, mobile clinics and PlunketLine, a free telephone advice service for parents. Call 0800 933 922, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Plunket also organises parent groups, car seat & parenting education, toy libraries, Family centres, play groups, early childhood education and education in schools –– most of which are available nationwide.