Healthy Community

The health promotion team at WellSouth has been working on a Breastfeeding Friendly Pharmacy project, a settings based approach to cultivating pharmacies as a community environment supportive of breastfeeding. This is a case study from the ANA June 2017 Newsletter....

Community and Public Health West Coast developed this resource for parents of toddlers and young children. "This booklet is designed to help parents with all things nutrition for their little one, to set them up for healthy habits throughout their life"....

All FreshChoice supermarkets in West Auckland have changed their aisles to make shopping for healthy food easier and they also provide recipe ideas for large families cooking on a budget. Each week at FreshChoice in Ranui and Glen Eden, a new recipe book appears in the ‘Local...

Marae participation as a springboard for oranga The Atiawa ki Whakarongotai Charitable Trust recently instigated qualitative research to better understand the notion of iwi connectedness and the link with oranga. This paper reports of the findings of that research, which examined how connectedness is understood by...

Te Miri Rangi shares views on Obesity from a Māori perspective "The lesson here is in order to avoid an early trip to the hāngi pit, intermittent fasting and reducing the ‘berries’ in your life will help you trim down and dodge that bird’s snare! Times of...

Te Miri Rangi (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) is the founder and author of Whakapapa Fridays, a blog dedicated to sharing a Māori perspective on health, physical activity, nutrition and wellbeing. He has a background in the delivery of health, sport and recreation initiatives underpinned by a Māori philosophy, and is...