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Plunket launches ‘burpees for babies’ challenge

Plunket launches ‘burpees for babies’ challenge

Plunket is challenging New Zealanders to get creative this National Children’s Day (Sunday 5 March) by doing five burpees for under-fives.
‘Burpees for babies’ asks people to do five burpees, video their effort and load it to Facebook asking five other people to donate to Plunket and do the same.

Burpees for babies aims to raise money for Plunket’s community services as part of its Raise a Bundle campaign. The campaign will run for the month of March and aims to raise $10,000.

So far Wellington Mayor Justin Lester, The New Zealand Police and Les Mills Lower Hutt have said they will put their fitness to the test to raise funds for Plunket.

Get involved:

Unsure what to do? Watch the Plunket team do the challenge here

Search the hash tag #BurpeesforBabies on Facebook or go to Plunket’s Facebook Page for some inspiration.

Burpees for babies step-by-step guide:

1. Text FIVE to 2448 to donate $3 to Plunket’s Raise a Bundle campaign, or for overseas or larger donations visit

2. Do five burpees for under-fives and encourage five more people to do the same by tagging them in the challenge

3. Video your effort and load it to Facebook with this message: I’m doing 5 burpees for under 5s to raise money for @Plunket’s community services. I was nominated by [tag friend] and I nominate [friends]. You have 5 days to post your video, nominate 5 other friends and txt FIVE to 2448 to donate $3 to Plunket! #BurpeesForBabies


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