Hamilton Regional Forum 2016

ANA’s Hamilton regional forum was held on Tuesday 17 May 2016 and was attended by a range of public health professionals who work with communities and families to promote healthy eating and physical activity.
The programme, speaker biographies, and presentations from the Hamilton forum can be downloaded below. A selection of presentation videos from the day are also available on Sport Waikato’s YouTube channel, via the link below.


Speaker Biographies and Presentation Descriptions


Be Smarter – Measure Up – Soroya McGall – Sport Waikato/WDHB

Public Health Unit Nutrition & Physical Activity Strategy 2015-2018 – Kay Kristensen, WDHB

Moving Waikato 2025 -Matthew Cooper, Sport Waikato

Waiariki – Our Water Your Future – Leonie Matoe, Callie Corrigan & Darrio Penito-Hemara, Toi Tangata

Vancouver International Obesity Conference – Leanne Young, AUT University

Under 5 Energize: Maternal and child physical activity and nutrition contract – Madeleine Kirk, Under 5 Energize

Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy – Ruth Galvin, Waikato DHB

Using Social Media for Health Promotion – Dr Ekant Veer, University of Canterbury

Healthier is easy when you look for the stars – Sam Taylor, Health Promotion Agency

Understanding the Sport NZ Physical Literacy Approach – Jo Colin, Sport New Zealand

New Zealand’s new Eating and Activity Guidelines – Martin Dutton, Ministry of Health

National Childhood Obesity Plan – Karen Evison, Ministry of Health