Be a part of a national collective that leads, advocates, informs and shares physical activity and nutrition public health evidence based research and resources.

Membership is open to organisations which share Activity for Nutrition Aotearoa’s (ANA) vision that, everyone in Aotearoa can and does eat well and leads an active life.


Benefits of ANA Membership


  • participate in biannual ANA member only symposiums – a platform for nutrition and physical activity sector updates, shared action and consensus building
  • network and build relationships, share information, knowledge, skills and collaborate with other like-minded organisations


  • contribute to shaping public health nutrition and physical activity policy through ANA member submissions and other opportunities to collaborate
  • guide ANA future directions through nominating to the ANA executive board, and active member participation

Increase your Impact

  • promote your vacancies, new resources, and programmes via ANA’s eUpdates and newsletters which go out to over 2,000 people working in the nutrition and physical activity sector


  • receive the ANA eConnection quarterly – an e-news tailored specifically to member organisations

While ANA supports the establishment of new relationships with other like-minded associations, we recognise that our relationships can influence our activities, image and credibility. Our ANA Ethics of Association was written to guide how we associate with outside organisations.

For further information on becoming a member of ANA contact our Executive Director, Siobhan Molloy.


Current Members

Asthma + Respiratory Foundation NZ

The Asthma + Respiratory Foundation NZ is New Zealand’s not-for-profit sector authority on asthma and other respiratory illnesses.  They fund research, educate on best practice, and lobby government to raise awareness of respiratory disease

Cancer Society of New Zealand

The Cancer Society of New Zealand is the leading organisation dedicated to reducing the incidence of cancer and ensuring the best cancer care for everyone in New Zealand.

Dietitians NZ

Dietitians NZ is the professional association for registered dietitians. They work to build a strong and sustainable profession that inspires change to enhance health and wellbeing and empowers New Zealanders to make better food and nutrition choices.

Home Economics and Technology Teachers Association of NZ

The Home Economics and Technology Teachers’ Association of New Zealand (HETTANZ) is the official association for teachers working in the areas of home economics, technology and allied fields of fashion and design, textiles, soft materials, health, human development, human nutrition, hospitality and life sciences.

Kidney Health New Zealand

Kidney Health New Zealand is a national organisation dedicated to improving kidney health and minimising the impact of kidney disease through community awareness, education, support, research and advocacy, to ensure better kidney health for all New Zealanders.

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand is a charity whose mission is to stop New Zealanders dying prematurely from heart disease, and to help those with heart disease to live full and productive lives.

New Zealand Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is a professional, non-profit organisation whose members believe all New Zealanders should have access to accurate information to enable them to make informed choices about food and the effect it has on their health. They help New Zealanders make these choices by providing a balanced viewpoint on important issues around food, nutrition and health.

New Zealand Recreation Association

The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) is a non-profit member organisation committed to meeting the needs of people and organisations in all aspects of recreation.  NZRA works at an agency, industry and professional level to build capability, develop partnerships, and equip individuals and organisations with the skills they need to deliver high quality recreation experiences that engage participants.

Pacific Island Food and Nutrition Action Group

Pacific Islands Food and Action Group (PIFNAG) is a collective of Pacific professionals, whose mission is to promote the nutritional and physical wellbeing of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand

The Stroke Foundation is the national organisation in New Zealand dedicated to reducing the incidence of stroke, improving treatment outcomes, and supporting those affected by stroke.

The Asian Network Inc

The Asian Network Inc (TANI) is a pan-Asian community organisation that has been working for the betterment of Asian wellbeing since 2002.

Toi Tangata

Toi Tangata delivers health services “by Māori for Māori”, providing solutions tailored to meet the needs of Māori. In doing so, Toi Tangata reinforces the principles and values of both tikanga and kaupapa Māori imperatives. Toi Tangata is committed to providing leadership in promoting healthy lifestyles and healthy environments to achieve Māori health and wellbeing.