Whakatane Regional Forum 2016

ANA’s Whakatane regional forum  was held on Thursday 14 April 2016 and was attended by a range of  public health professionals who work with communities and families to promote healthy eating and physical activity.


Video: Learn by Heart – from Jasmin Jackson’s presentation Improving health in early childhood settings

Video: What does Food Insecurity look like in New Zealand – from Sarah Stevenson’s presentation Growing Healthy Communities

Speaker Biographies and Presentation Descriptions


Improving health in early childhood settings – Jasmin Jackson, Heart Foundation Rotorua.

Love Food Hate Waste Campaign – Cayley McLean, Tauranga City Coucil.

Understanding the Sport New Zealand Physical Literacy Approach – Karen Laurie, Sport New Zealand.

Growing Health Communities – Sarah Stevenson, Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service.

Weight management in primary care – Kate Inglis, Western BoP PHO.

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

Implementing Maori Food Sovereignty Strategies – Mate Heitia, REKA Trust

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

Kai Atua – Albie Stewart, Healthy Families East Cape

Public Health Service on the childhood obesity strategy- Louise Harvey, Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service