Community Karitane

Karitane – Hapori Whānui

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Community Karitane offer support to families with children under the age of five, and provide information on parenting issues such as breastfeeding, infant nutrition, sleeping and child behaviour.


Community Karitane usually earn

$19-$23 per hour

Source: The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a community Karitane are poor due to few vacancies.
Anna Williams sitting with a mother holding her baby

Community Karitane Anna Williams helps a new mother

Last updated 13 August 2017