Plunket Society


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Plunket Society

n
(Social Welfare) the Royal New Zealand Society for the Health of Women and Children
[named after Sir William Lee Plunket (1864–1920), Governor General of New Zealand at the time of its founding (1907)]
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The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society (known as Plunket) provides well child services to 90% of children and their families nationwide, and to 65% of Maori children born in 2010 (Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, 2012).
CCYN maintains formal links with the Royal Plunket Society, the Paediatric Society of New Zealand, and the Australian College of Children and Young People's Nurses.
For example, he wore navy dungarees with a yacht design on the front for his "crawlabout" at a creche organised by The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society at Government House in Wellington.
1,840 will purchase additional infant and child seats for the Te Anau and Fiordland Plunket Society s Southland Area car seat service.
The Plunket Society, in New Zealand, organized one of the earliest known efforts to promote reading to children, in 1907.
The study received ethics approval in December 2002 from the Massey Human Ethics Committee, the Auckland Health and Disability Ethics Committee, and the Plunket Society Ethics Committee.
In 1907 King founded The Royal New Zealand Society for the Health of Women and Children, now commonly known as the Plunket Society after the Society's patroness, Lady Plunket.
As part of Starbucks commitment towards contributing positively to the communities, a percentage of the net proceeds from the opening day will benefit a local chapter of the Plunket Society, the major provider of well child health services in New Zealand.
1) Nurses for Children and Young People Aotearoa NZNO and the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society.
The ideology of perfect motherhood was played out in the suburban streets and back roads of most towns and cities throughout the country with mothers expected to spend their time at home with their children, adhering to what was now seen as the normal 'scientific' approach to child rearing and child birth advocated by the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society.
The history of Plunket, seen through Lynda Bryder's eyes ("'Plunket's Secret Army': The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society and the State"), reinforces Tennant's argument that voluntary agencies are creatures of their times, with the associated strengths and frailties.
Its development has been a collaborative effort between Nurses for Children and Young People Aotearoa (NCYPA), the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society and the many individuals and groups who were part of a broad consultation process.