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Boost for nursing leadership as Plunket appoints first Chief Nurse

By   /  December 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Boost for nursing leadership as Plunket appoints first Chief Nurse

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Boost for nursing leadership as Plunket appoints first Chief Nurse Plunket has appointed Jane O’Malley as its first Chief Nurse, a key appointment to support progress towards delivery of its new strategy and strengthen its focus on nursing leadership. Jane O’Malley will join the Plunket leadership […]

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Plunket welcomes Government investment in reducing child poverty

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket welcomes Government investment in reducing child poverty

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket welcomes Government investment in reducing child poverty Plunket welcomes the Government’s Families Package as a positive step towards reducing child poverty and giving the welfare of New Zealand tamariki the priority it deserves. “It is encouraging to see that the Government is taking action in […]

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Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket encourages whānau to make every day a safe sleep day Plunket is proud to support the national Safe Sleep initiative for whānau this Safe Sleep Day, 1 December. Plunket’s National Advisor for Māori Health, Zoe Tipa, says Safe Sleep Day is a national campaign focused […]

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Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave

By   /  November 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket celebrates Parliament passing extended paid parental leave Plunket is celebrating the extension to paid parental leave today as ‘an important investment in families and the future of New Zealand’. The Bill passed its third reading today, and the new law will extend parental leave from […]

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Our take on tongue-tie surgery

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Our take on tongue-tie surgery

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Our take on tongue-tie surgery You might have read news reports today about an increase in the number of children having tongue-tie surgery. Plunket takes the same perspective as La Leche League and the College of Midwives – mums getting an assessment from a trained professional […]

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Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake It’s been a year since the Kaikoura earthquake of 14 November 2016 – a natural disaster that had a great effect on many lives. One year on and Plunket would like to recognise the amazing work Community […]

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New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days Plunket says the Government’s decision to bring in its Families Package by 1 July 2018 and to set targets to reduce child poverty are steps forward in giving the welfare of New Zealand’s young children […]

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Keep kiwi kids safe this Labour weekend

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Keep kiwi kids safe this Labour weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Keep kiwi kids safe this Labour weekend Plunket is encouraging New Zealand families to think about their kids’ safety this Labour weekend. Plunket National Advisor on Child Safety, Sue Campbell says “The long weekend is all about fun, family, friends and hopefully some […]

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Charity ball to help Kiwi kids

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Charity ball to help Kiwi kids

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Charity ball to help Kiwi kids We have a fabulous excuse for a night out this November. Raising Hope NZ is throwing Plunket a charity ball at The Hilton on 4 November to raise money for backpacks, lunchboxes and drink bottles to give […]

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Top tips: Oral Health

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Top tips: Oral Health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top tips: Oral Health Plunket and Colgate Australia and New Zealand have partnered together to bring you our top five tips for keeping your family’s mouths nice and healthy: 1. Start brushing teeth as soon as they appear – use a small soft […]

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Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead Having a baby can be expensive. In fact, some parents can spend more than $800 just on nappies and wipes in the first year of welcoming a newborn. Did you know […]

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Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tips for supporting your baby or child with Daylight Saving Supporting your baby and child’s sleep patterns and bedtimes during Daylight Savings isn’t always easy, babies and children can often wake earlier and get to sleep later as their bodies and minds adjust. […]

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Plunket calls for housing strategy

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket calls for housing strategy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket calls for housing strategy Plunket says data analysed by the New Zealand Herald, which links poor housing with increasing numbers of children being hospitalized with preventable diseases, reflects what many Plunket nurses are seeing each and every day. “Plunket is welcomed in […]

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Plunket celebrates National Volunteer Week

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plunket celebrates National Volunteer Week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plunket celebrates National Volunteer Week This National Volunteer Week (18-24 June) Plunket is celebrating its volunteers across the country and the diverse ways in which they support whānau with young tamariki. “Volunteers founded Plunket in 1907 to ‘help the mothers and save the […]

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Announcement – Earthquake

By   /  November 14, 2016  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Announcement – Earthquake

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Announcement – Earthquake Following this morning’s earthquakes we would like to announce the following: 1. Plunket’s National Support Office, based in Wellington, will be closed following Civil Defence Advice to stay out of the CBD so that buildings can be checked.  2. PlunketLine […]

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