Throughout the year there are a host of events to get involved in across the country..... 

Events are more than just a chance for us to get together and celebrate. All proceeds from ticket sales, peer to peer fundraising undertaken by event participants, partnership fees and donations, go directly to help fund the critical services Whānau Āwhina Plunket provides to families in New Zealand. 

To be kept up to date with all Whānau Āwhina Plunket events - subscribe to  our Events Newsletter here and follow the Plunket Events Facebook Page.

We hope there is something listed here for you to get involved in with friends, whanau, work colleagues or clients.....

For any more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch

We are excited to bring back our Virtual Fun Run series for 2022 - in partnership with Huggies, and with support from Move it Mama and Z Energy!

Each weekend during April, you have the opportunity to join with your whānau, friends and community, either virtually or physically, and get involved in the Whānau Āwhina Plunket Virtual Fun Run Series. 

We are also excited to announce that Huggies have kickstarted our fundraising efforts with a donation of $20,000. And it is our goal to MATCH that donation through peer to peer fundraising efforts!

Sign up for the month long series - four weekends - and receive a special Fun Run race pack!

Whānau Āwhina Plunket and Harraways are excited to bring back 

Breakfast in Bed for Mothers Day 2022!

We're helping to make mothers day special. Purchase a box crammed with goodies for a mothers day breakfast – and go in the draw to

WIN the Ultimate OatAM morning experience!

The Breakfast in Bed box is crammed with Harraways goodness, Whittakers Chocolate – and pampering from Living Nature - along with recipes to create the perfect Breakfast in Bed.

So go on - treat your mum, or the mother figure in your life - and enter the chance to WIN!

For more information click HERE

We are really pleased to announce a new date for.....

The Ultimate Soiree,
The Public Trust Building, Wellington 
10th September 2022 

As a result of the move to the Red Light setting for Covid 19, it meant we were unable to continue with plans for this event to be held in March.
However we are excited to announce we have a new date confirmed - with all the best suppliers and entertainers.

The Ultimate Soiree will immerse you in a world of wonderful - with live art and entertainment throughout the evening, champagne, cocktails and craft beer - something to quench all thirsts, as well as gourmet food served continuously all evening.

Brought to you by Robert Walters - this promises to be a night to remember, all while supporting the critical work Plunket does to support families throughout New Zealand.

Tickets include all beverages and continuous food throughout the evening.

Darts Tournament

  • Auckland, May 2022 - Pending
  • Wellington June 2022 - Pending
  • Christchurch June 2022 - Pending

We look forward to bringing you the second in our series of Whānau Āwhina Plunket Darts Tournament in association with NXP.

At this stage we have plans on hold for these events, as we determine the length of time and the impact of the current Red Light, Covid - 19 setting.

As soon as we feel confident to reach out and start planning these, we will confirm dates.

Many thanks for your patience and support.

Register a team of four for an afternoon of friendly darts competition!

Play against other teams in a round robin style event. Fun and excitement in a professionally run darts tournament bought to you by NXP, and hosted by Game Shot Entertainment.

A great opportunity to host clients or staff at a unique event. Your team will enjoy complimentary drinks on arrival, and food throughout the day – spot prizes and networking opportunities while competing for the top prize!

All with the knowledge you are helping Plunket help families that need them the most.

Early in 2023, Kiko Matthews - 2018 World Record holder for fastest womens’ solo row across the Atlantic Ocean - will be e-cycling 5,500 kms over 67 days across the roads and trails of New Zealand, to support Whānau Āwhina Plunket.

Two year old Ocean will keep mum company on this epic journey, and a full-time support driver will oversee safety.

Exciting opportunities will be available for Sponsorship, as well as opportunities for cycling enthusiasts to challenge themselves and support this project.

Click HERE to be kept up to date for more information.

Check out some previous events....

We were so pleased to bring back our iconic Melbourne Cup event for 2021, in association with Momentum Recruitment.

Boomrock created a sensational backdrop to this prestigious annual event. With huge support once again from Momentum Recruitment - we raised over $45,000. It was a fabulous day looking over the cliffs, as guests arrived by helicopter, and dined on oysters. 
Click here for IMAGES of the day.

The Long Lunch - The Ultimate Feast - Christchurch, 29th October 2021

We had a fabulous afternoon at The Art Centre's, Great Hall. We raised a total of $25,000, at this inaugural lunch event, one we hope to repeat in 2022.
A huge thank you to all those attended, as well as the  the support we received from Cassels Brewery, Matahiwi Wine, JMR Cocktails and Interflora.
Click here for IMAGES of the day.

Annual charity golf tournament - Wellington, 26th November 2021, bought to you by NXP. Annual Golf Tournament with NXP

We were so pleased to be able to go ahead with our Annual Golf tournament  - after needing to postpone it two weeks earlier.
Congratulations to team from Rubicon Events for taking home the trophy and a huge thank you to NXP for the support they gave the event as naming partner this year.
Click here for IMAGES  of the day.

Dunk it for Plunket 2021 is now over! 

A huge thank you to everyone that signed up this year and were involved in a morning tea. We were overwhelmed with the response, and so grateful for the support, in what has been a difficult year to arrange in person gatherings.

We will be running this again in 2022 - so check back in here to kept up to date with what is happening.

For any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on

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Whānau Āwhina Plunket offers a range of  services designed to empower people in their parenting journey. These services include car seat advice, our free voluntary home-visiting service, Family Start, Health Worker and Kaiāwhina visits, lactation consultants and mental health support.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is a charity and many of our  support services are only possible thanks to the wonderful support and funding through grants, donations, corporate partnerships, private philanthropy, events and fundraising activities at a local and national level.




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Whānau Āwhina Plunket Event Partners

We are excited to have Move it Mama as our Whanau Awhina Plunket Events Wellness Partner. If you’ve not heard of Move it Mama before, you can read about them here. They are three sisters, each at different stages of their lives: founder Leece with 4 boy 4, 6, 8 and 10, Jess, trained personal trainer, with 2 under 3 years, and Char, not yet a mum! They deliver 10 live workouts to an amazing community of over 4,000 women every week, offering sessions from beginner to high intensity, including pregnancy modified options. We know you will love their workouts and energy, and how they incorporate the importance of wellness and mental health into all that they do.

Click here to read their thoughts and advice - starting with - Returning to excercise after having a baby.