BMI keeps on going up – and reflections on the Diabesity Symposium

Is body mass index (BMI) relentlessly increasing in NZ, or plateauing? In this blog we present trends in BMI by ethnicity in NZ going back to the 1980s. Over the last four decades the annual increase in BMI is linear, relentless increasing; no sign of a plateau, yet. Given this trend, The Diabesity Crisis symposium just […]

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Active Canterbury

The Active Canterbury Network (ACN) is a coalition of agencies, trusts and organisations that promote physical activity and support people to lead active lives.

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Active New Zealand Survey 2013/14

The fifth Sport NZ Active NZ survey continues looking at when and where adults (16 years and over) are engaging in sport and recreation, as participants and volunteers (2015).

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Getting Northland Workplaces Active

Sport Northland’s Active Workplace Programme supports workplaces to create a healthier environment for staff, through an interactive 12 month plan and more intensive support over this period (2016).

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Lifestyle for Life

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).

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