Palmerston North Regional Forum 2016

ANA’s Palmerston North regional forum was held on 26 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.


Te Wananga o Raukawa – Kawa Oranga: Developing a Maori workforce for the sector

The importance of the first 1000 days of life – maternal and infant nutrition & physical activity – Jade Wratten, Otago Polytech

Promoting active transport in Palmerston North – Dr Christine Cheyne & Dr Imran Muhammad, Massey University & Adam Jarvis, PNCC

Food and nutrition security in Aotearoa – Fallacy or Crisis?

SportStart developing physical literacy in schools – Jacon Fletcher, Sport Manawatu and Kelly Cambell, Russell Street School

Understanding the Sport New Zealand physical literacy approach – Jo Colin, Sport New Zealand

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

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

Phased approach to Kaupapa Maori physical activity and nutrition – Paora Te Hurihanganui, Te Papa Takaro o te Arawa, Rotorua


Speaker Biographies and Presentation Descriptions