Healthy Community

The food we eat plays an important role in our health and wellbeing. Good nutrition contributes to quality of life, helps maintain healthy body weight, protects against infection, and reduces the risk of chronic conditions and premature death. Chronic conditions—often linked with a poor diet—are...

Anita Taggart works at Regional Public Health, Wellington as a Community Liaison in Porirua. She is a strong advocate and role model for living a healthy lifestyle, which complements her role in the Healthy Communities team at Regional Public Health. Anita has attended the national Waka Ama...

  [caption id="attachment_5365" align="alignleft" width="300"] Celia walking at Lake Tekapo[/caption] Celia Wade-Brown says walking 3000km through cities, towns, forests, farms and mountains started as a simple political detox after twenty years of local government. However, on the way Celia found many lessons. Some were about personal perseverance and...

The ANA eUpdate is emailed fortnightly to over 2,000 individuals working in a wide range of public health nutrition and physical activity. ANA extends an ongoing invitation for you to submit an article to showcase a topic of interest. If you haven’t written an article before...