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Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui is a national centre of evidence-based workforce development for the mental health, addiction and disability sectors in New Zealand.Te Pou has published a summary of the 2019 population projection update from Statistics New Zealand. The DHB population profiles 2020-2030...

Vishal Rishi is the director for The Asian Network Inc (TANI). When I came to New Zealand from India 17 years ago, I’d never heard of ‘public health’, but I managed to get a job as a part-time public health coordinator at The Asian Network Inc...

The importance of positive wellbeing has been highlighted as we experience life during COVID-19. Our ability to socialise with friends and family and to live and work normally changed massively after the 2020 outbreak. The combination of stress and uncertainty in our lives can all affect our mental...

The importance of positive wellbeing has been highlighted as we experience life during COVID-19. Our ability to socialise with friends and family and to live and work normally has changed massively since January 2020. In 2018 nearly 1 in 4 New Zealand adults reported experiencing ‘poor’...

The recipes from our JUST COOK Healthy Ageing and Tika Tuna programmes are developed with a combination of in season and staple ingredients while keeping good nutrition in mind. Most of these dishes serve 1 or 2 people....

Unhealthy Takeaways Have No Mauri! That’s the bold message Toi Tangata wants to send to whānau who now have the option of buying take out food again. Chief Executive Megan Tunks says, “McDonalds, KFC and the like are heavy in saturated fat and sodium. These options are...