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

Dunk It For Plunket

Registrations are now closed. We look forward to bringing this event back in 2023.

Are you ready to Dunk-it For Plunket!

Dunk it for Plunket, in association with Arnott’s Farmbake, is taking place once again in 2022!

Dunk it for Plunket, is a nationwide campaign with a focus on asking New Zealanders – individuals, businesses, friend and Whānau groups - to host a morning tea and ‘Dunk it for Plunket”.

All the money raised through this campaign helps Whānau Āwhina Plunket provide critical services to families in New Zealand.

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

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

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.

It is our pleasure to invite you to enter a team into the Whānau Āwhina Plunket Wellington Golf Tournament 2022!

This annual charity golf tournament is a day to remember. Your team of four will enjoy complimentary meals and refreshments throughout the day, spot prizes and networking opportunities while competing for the top prize and tournament trophy.

Boulcott Heritage Farm Golf Course Wellington
1st December. 

Register Here

Darts Tournament

  • Christchurch - coming soon!
  • Auckland, February 2023 - Pending

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.

Check out the details on the CHRISTCHURCH EVENT - coming soon!

Check out the details for the AUCKLAND EVENT - coming soon!

Plunket CycleNZ

Early in 2024, Kiko Matthews, 2018 World Record holder for fastest womens’ solo row across the Atlantic, will be e-cycling about 5,500 kms over 70 days across New Zealand, all to support Whānau Āwhina Plunket.

Three year old Ocean will keep mum company on her epic journey, and full-time support drivers will oversee safety.

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

Click HERE to be kept informed of updates.

Check out some previous events....

Have a look at our event highlights from 2021!

We hope to see you at one in 2022!

Our Mothers Day Campaign for 2022 was a huge success, as we sold out of our Breakfast in Bed boxes for the second year in a row, and raising over $36,000! 

Breakfast in Bed for Mothers Day 2022!

Thank you to everyone that was part of it.

We are looking forward to holding this again in 2023 - with even bigger and better breakfast in bed boxes, and of course an awesome breakfast prize pack!

Thank you to everyone that was involved in our Virtual Fun Run series for 2022 - in partnership with Huggies, and with support from Move it Mama and Z Energy.

We had an amazing response, raising over $33,000! 

Look out for this event running in April 2023.

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.

Check out the video from our 2021 Melbourne Cup Event!

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.

Make a Donation

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.


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.