29 May 2012
With winter now officially here, keeping babies and young children warm and safe is a priority for families. Sue Campbell, Plunket’s National Child Safety Advisor says that it’s important to be alert to the dangers from heaters, fireplaces and other sources of winter warmth. “As babies grow they become interested in touching and exploring everything within their reach.
14 May 2012
Plunket, one of New Zealand‘s most iconic organisations, celebrates its 105th Anniversary next week, a major milestone for any organisation. Plunket CEO Jenny Prince says that from its small beginnings in 1907, Plunket is now the largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children in New Zealand. "Plunket is as much a part of our culture as the haka and pavlova.
10 May 2012
On 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, it’s time to celebrate nurses around the world through International Nurses Day. Plunket CEO Jenny Prince says that nurses make a huge contribution to society and are often unsung heroes. “Plunket nurses have been a part of New Zealander’s lives for over 100 years, giving parents the advice and support they need to nurture healthy, happy kiwi babies.