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    Information & resources for your birthing experience.

Nau mai, haere mai. Welcome to Plunket.


Due to the ever changing circumstances that we are all facing in relation to COVID-19, our Pregnancy and Parenting Education Courses/ Groups are closed. Education and support is still available via alternative online methods. Please complete our expression of interest form under Class Registration and we will be in contact with you soon to arrange education and support. We also have a library of information and resources which can be found under the Information & Resources tab.

Congratulations on your pregnancy!

This is the start of one of life’s greatest joys and challenges. You will have many choices ahead. These courses are designed to help you make the best choices for you and your family in a friendly fun and non-judgmental environment. Assisting you to gain confidence, skills and understanding of your pregnancy, childbirth and parenting role.

We hope you will finish the course with more clarity and feeling empowered to make informed decisions for your new family!

Please register via this website for the following South Island District Health Board areas;

  • Canterbury
  • West Coast
  • Southern
  • South Canterbury (Waimate)

For any other questions or enquires please contact us by one of the following options:

Email: ppe@plunket.org.nz
Phone: 0800 291 658 or
Phone/text: 027 275 8477
You will receive confirmation and a reminder prior to the course you have enrolled to attend. 

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