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Water Babies makes a splash for Plunket

Wellington’s Water Babies have been busy making a splash for Plunket raising a total of $3,146.90. 

The Quality Swim School, which runs classes in three locations in Wellington, raised money by getting sponsorship during their Splashathon for Plunket.

The week-long event incorporated a sponsored ‘Splash’ activity in each of the themed, fancy dress lessons held.

Kelly Williams has been running Water Babies classes across Wellington since 2014 and said they wanted to support a local charity that does such important work.

“Plunket offers invaluable support services to families and their babies yet relies so heavily on donations to exist,” Kelly said. “We feel really passionate about the wellbeing and safety of all babies and pre-school children and wanted to support a charity at the heart of our community.”  

Water Babies classes, designed to make the most of babies’ natural affinity with water, teach confidence and safety and uses expert techniques that have been enjoyed by children from just two days old.

Water Babies classes are available across Wellington in Oriental Bay, Te Aro, Upper Hutt and Whitby. Visit their website www.waterbabies.co.nz for more information.

CAPTION: Kelly Williams presents the Splashathon money raised to Plunket’s Community Support Co-ordinator for Wellington, Sian Macfadyen.