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Monty is our star

16 April 2008
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Monty is our star

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The show may be over but Plunket couldn’t be happier with Monty Betham & dancing partner Nerida Jantti making it into the finals of Dancing With The Stars - putting on outstanding performances right to the end.

“We’d like to thank everyone who got right behind Monty & Nerida and helped to raise money for Plunket by voting for them” says Carol Becker, Plunket’s President.

“Monty is a champion to all of us at Plunket and we want to wish him, Nerida and their families all the best”.

Plunket is committed to giving the best start to every child, by providing advice and support to families, caregivers and whānau. The money raised from Dancing with the Stars will help Plunket to provide additional services in communities that are funded by donations including Family Centres, Parenting Education and Car Seat Rental Schemes.

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About the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society
The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society (Plunket) is New Zealand’s largest provider of services to support the health and development of children under five and is dedicated to working with parents and communities to ensure that New Zealand children get the best start in life. Plunket’s services help families nationwide, through over 550 branches, mobile clinics and a free phone service, PlunketLine – 0800 933 922. For more information go to


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