PlunketLine 0800 933 922

PlunketLine 0800 933 922

PlunketLine is a free parent helpline and advice service available to all families, whānau and caregivers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Call 0800 933 922 for parenting help 24/7

Call 0800 933 922 for parenting help. This is a free 24/7 service - calls are also free from cellphones.

You don't need to be a Whānau Āwhina Plunket client to use PlunketLine.

When you call PlunketLine, a Whānau Āwhina Plunket nurse will answer your call. They can give you advice and information on parenting issues and your child's health and wellbeing. 

You can ask questions about parenting, crying, sleeping, your child's growth, development, behaviour, immunisation, breastfeeding, nutrition, oral health, safety, or about the Well Child Tamariki Ora Programme.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket nurses are registered nurses who have further qualifications in well child health. Whānau Āwhina Plunket also have nurses who can speak other languages.

As well as providing high quality advice, PlunketLine is a great way to access Whānau Āwhina Plunket's nationwide family support network. It is a gateway to many services, including referrals to local Whānau Āwhina Plunket nurses and family centres.

Find out more about PlunketLine at the Whānau Āwhina Plunket website.

Whānau Āwhina Plunket also offer a free lactation consultant service.

Find out about the free lactation consultant service through PlunketLine

If you need advice about a child of any age who is unwell or hurt, or has any symptoms of sickness, call Healthline on 0800 611 116.

This page last reviewed 31 May 2022.

Call Healthline on 0800 611 116 any time of the day or night for free health advice when you need it