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The third Chinese Sport Forum hosted by the ActivAsian project at Sport Harbour aimed to create an open environment for discussions around ethnic engagement in sport (2012).
Tags: Asian, Sports Clubs
Based on a train the trainer model, the Diabetes Projects Trust trains staff from community focused organisations across the Auckland region to deliver healthy eating on a budget to their clients (2014).
Tags: Budget, Cooking Skills
The vision was to create an 11km off-road walking and cycling facility in Mawhera/Greymouth to promote active transport and link people to places they want to be (2013).
Tags: Cycling, Walking
In partnership with the NZ College of Midwives, Plunket, Tipu Ora and the Heart Foundation, Gravida has been developing two new education programmes for maternity and child health care professionals (2014).
This toolkit was developed by Toi Te Ora and contains potential strategies, advocacy opportunities and policies targeting local government action to improve their community’s food security (2013).
Tags: Food Security, Local Government
SportSPasifik is a project targeting the North Shore Pacific Island community to support and address barriers this community faces in engaging in sport and recreation and living physically active lives (2015).
Tags: Pacific, Sport
The Sport Hawke’s Bay programme provides group and one-on-one education, support and activities tailored to meet the needs of women pre, during and post pregnancy in a variety of community-based settings (2016).
Tags: Green Prescription, Maternal
Healthy Auckland Together is a coalition of 21 organisations (including Auckland Council and Auckland Transport). The coalition has an agreed vision, goals and five year action plan to reduce obesity (2016).
Tags: Local Government, Obesity, Systems
Healthy Babies Healthy Futures is a collaborative project promoting the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, women with children under 4, and their whānau through improved nutrition and physical activity (2015).
Tags: Early Childhood, Families, Women
A huge portion of our community’s time is spent at work. This environment has great potential to influence our health and wellbeing. From having more energy and feeling happier at work, workplaces are an ideal plac…
The Ministry of Health has worked with District Health Boards (DHBs) to develop a National Healthy Food and Drink Policy for the health sector. A similar policy has also been developed that other organisations can…
Tags: DHB, Drinks, Hospitals, Menu Planning, Policy
DOC’s Healthy Nature Healthy People encourages people to use New Zealand’s natural spaces for recreation and physical activity to maintain and improve health and wellbeing (2015).
The Breeze Walking Festival encourages people from all over the city of Christchurch to get together and enjoy a wide variety of free walks during the first ten days of the term 3 school holidays (2014).
When people think of the city council, health isn’t the first thing that springs to mind, but for those of us working in public health we are aware first-hand how local government decisions influence health outcome…
Tags: Local Government
Sport Southland and Healthy Families Invercargill outline how they worked to make the event free of sugar-sweetened beverages and deep-fried food (2016).
Tags: Drinks, Events, Sugar
In2it Street Games aims to bring active play back into the lives of young Aucklander’s. They bring an array of games and specialised equipment to Auckland parks and unused spaces every week (2013).
Healthy Families Lower Hutt is leading the “Go the H2O” movement to make Lower Hutt a water promoting place to live, learn, work and play – so that water is the best and easiest choice of drink. Case study from the…
Uawa Sports Club parents have taken up healthy eating habits and encouraged Te Tairawhiti whānau to join them (2016).
Tags: Sports Clubs
Kai Time practical workshops aim to increase the confidence of whānau/families to cook healthy affordable meals (2016).
Tags: Cooking Skills, Food Security
The old rail corridor from Kaikohe to Okaihau has been transformed into a unique cycleway with facilities built for mountain bike activities adjacent to the trail (2015).
Tags: Cycling, Recreation
Ki o Rahi Poneke aims to grow the knowledge and interest of Ki o Rahi in Wellington and to engage and empower communities with low participation in sport and recreation through Ki o Rahi (2014).
Tags: Māori, Recreation
Sport Wanganui Lifestyle for Life is a free eight week programme where clients are introduced to new ideas to improve their health and wellbeing through physical activity and healthy eating (2014).
Tags: Adults, Green Prescription
Love Food Hate Waste is an exciting new campaign to help Kiwis reduce the amount of food that they waste in order to save money and the environment (2016).
Tags: Food Security, Food Systems, Fruit & Vegetables
Breastfeeding mums in Southland and Otago are enjoying a new mobile phone app and website loaded with information on breastfeeding friendly venues in the region (2015).
Tags: Breastfeeding, Social Marketing
Sport Gisborne Tairawhiti’s Active Health Team share their programmes and successes in their region (2012).
Tags: Green Prescription
The My Backyard Garden Project aims to build organic edible gardens with families who have little gardening knowledge to then share and learn from each other in the Waitakere region (2016).
Tags: Fruit & Vegetables, Gardening
National Good Food Network programme help’s individuals in organisations share knowledge and leanings to enable them to effect better change for access to fresh and healthy food in their community (2015).
This Nelson City Council policy removed sugar sweetened beverages from council operated vending machines and from any council workplaces such as libraries or functions held at Civic House. (2016)
Tags: Drinks, Policy, Sugar
This February saw the nationwide launch of the Aotearoa Bike Challenge, a friendly workplace competition that encouraged people to try incorporating an A-B bike ride into their day and discover how easy it can be t…
Newtown community works together to create a safer basketball court (2015).
Tags: Fruit & Vegetables, Sport, Youth
A collaborative project between Sport Taranaki, Taranaki DHB and Tui Ora working with Taranaki early childhood services to equip educators to spread healthy eating and physical activity messages in communities (201…
Tags: Early Childhood
Pasifika Choice is an initiative in the Hutt Valley designed to tackle the prevalent problem of childhood obesity in Pacific communities (2014).
Tags: Obesity, Pacific
This Sport Canterbury (South Canterbury) challenge encourages South Canterbury workplaces, schools, community groups, families and individuals to get out and exercise each day (2016).
Tags: Families, Recreation, Schools, Walking
A proactive approach to meeting a growing need in our community – finding a solution for the increased referral of four year olds to Active Families (2013).
Tags: Early Childhood, Green Prescription
Sport Wellington works with Early Childhood Education Centres to help increase the number of children participating in targeted fundamental movement skills programmes (2013).
Tags: Early Childhood
Stand Up Bro is a collaborative men’s health programme aimed at Māori and Pacific men of 40 years and over in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty region (2015).
Tags: Men, Māori, Pacific
TAHA Well Pacific Mother and Infant service to improve the health and wellbeing of Pacific mothers and infants during pregnancy and the first year of life (2014).
Tags: Early Childhood, Maternal, Pacific
Te Mahi Kai is a practical five day train the trainer course designed for kaiawhina/community workers to learn more about healthy eating and how to prepare healthy affordable meals for whānau (2013).
Tags: Budget, Cooking Skills, Menu Planning, Māori
The Toddler Better Health Programme is an exciting new evidence-based healthy lifestyle programme for families with children aged 2-4 years old (2016).
Tags: Early Childhood
Virtually on Track is a collaborative project that aims to enhance connections of people with each other and increase engagement in recreation locally in the Bay of Plenty region (2016).
The ‘healthy food environment guidelines’ help to increase the availability of healthy foods and beverages in hospital vending machines, shops and cafes (2015).
Tags: DHB, Drinks, Hospitals, Policy
The West Coast Pathway created a safer commuter route for cyclists and walkers. This case study outlines the collaborations, partners and process to get there (2015).
Tags: Cycling, Walking
Whanau Pakari is a collaborative multidisciplinary intervention service created to address child and adolescent obesity in the Taranaki region (2014).
Tags: Early Childhood, Obesity, Youth
The Green Feet project is a collaborative project that leads customers to healthy food choices to make healthy, budget friendly meals. Also highlights Snack Facts a popular resource (2013).
Tags: Budget, Snacks