Plunket Society

Who are we?

Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation, community-owned and governed. We are a community-based organisation unique to New Zealand providing free services that help to ensure young children are cared for by knowledgeable, confident and loving families. We are committed to providing universal access to services for all children and families regardless of ethnicity, location or ability to pay. This is at the heart of who we are and is essential to provide a positive environment for parents.

What do we do?

Plunket provides a free caring, professional well child and family/whānau service. Strong networks of clinical staff and volunteers work together in communities across the country to provide support for parents and whānau with children up to 5 years of age.

How can we help you?

We offer a range of services including;

  • Child health visits
  • Parenting education
  • Play groups
  • Family centres
  • Parent groups
  • Toy libraries

Where can you find us?

PlunketLine is a toll-free telephone advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 0800 933 922.

Ring Plunket line to find your local Plunket Clinic, or check under Plunket Society in the Telephone Directory.

Visit our website at

Wellington/Wairarapa Area Office
4 Market Grove, Lower Hutt, 5010
Telephone:  [04] 570 0775

Plunket National Office
Level 5, Plunket Building
126-132 Lambton Quay
PO Box 5474
Wellington 6145

Phone: +64 4 471 0177
Fax: +64 4 471 0190