Plunket Support (birth-5 years)

young children

Plunket (Well Child Checks and Parent Support)

Plunket is a community-based organisation unique to New Zealand, providing free support services to parents and families of children from birth up to five years of age. 

Plunket is a great organisation for parents to tap into for support and to meet other parents - especially if you are new to the region.

Plunket provides a wide range of services to support parents and families of young children, including:

  • free "well child" home and clinic visits
  • a free telephone advice service for parents Plunketline
  • car seat rental
  • family centres
  • parent groups
  • toy libraries
  • play groups

Please visit the Plunket New Zealand website for detailed information about the services they provide. You can also visit the local Plunket centres in Otago and Southland to find out more:
Dunedin City Plunket    Invercargill City Plunket   Southland Plunket  Otago Plunket