Whangarei Regional Forum 2016

ANA’s Whangarei regional forum was held on 17 June 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 and speaker biographies can be downloaded below.  A selection of presentations from the day are now available to download.


Speaker Biographies and Presentation Descriptions


Fit for Life: Tai Tokerau Childhood Obesity Prevention Framework – Jamie Leaf, Northland DHB

Waiariki: Our water your future – Callie Corrigan & Leonie Matoe, Toi Tangata

Kai Time: Healthy meals for families on a budget – Diana Neru, Kai Time

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

Using Social Media for Health Promotion: myths and tips – Dr Ekant Veer, University of Canterbury

Food Security: Inspiration from NZ’s most edible city- Matt Morris, Christchurch Food Resilience Network