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Notices from Health Promotion Forum: January 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Training, Courses, workshop, health promotion, maori, pacific, health determinants

Kia ora and greetings

2017 has kicked in ... along with summer, sunshine and barbeques. At the Health Promotion Forum we're gearing up for another year of great workshops and courses! Add a Health Promotion qualification to your New Year goals and lock one of the dates below in your 2017 diary. We've got more training coming up so - watch this space!

Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion

Have you thought about putting a qualification to your health promotion skills or is it time to upskill and further develop your work as a health promoter?

“Continuous interaction with the class, and always ensuring we related the topics discussed to our individual work through our organisations and communities. Made us understand the topics clearly and in depth.” - student quote.

Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm each day.
Cost: $512.50 per person (including GST).

View the HPF terms and conditions about course cancellations and withdrawals. You are required to attend both blocks.

Get more information on enrolment for the Certificate of Achievement (CoA) shortcourses. Let us know if you would like this course delivered in your area.

Download the brochure on the HPF Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion.

Hawkes Bay shortcourse

Block One: 7th to 10th February 2017
Block Two: 7th to 10th March 2017
Location: Coastguard Hawkes' Bay (704 Meeanee Quay, Napier).

Registrations are open for this Hawkes Bay shortcourse.

Dunedin Shortcourse

Block One: 28th February to 3rd March 2017
Block Two: 28th to 31st March 2017
Location: To be advised.

Registrations are open for this Dunedin shortcourse.

Palmerston North Shortcourse

Block One: 18th to 21st April 2017
Block Two: 16th to 19th May 2017
Location: To be advised

Registrations opening soon.

Additional Shortcourse - location to be advised

Block One: 30th May to 2nd June 2017
Block Two: 27th to 30th June 2017
Location: To be advised

Registrations opening in the future.

Upcoming HPF workshops

Turning the Tide on Non-communicable Disease's (NCD's) the 'Pacific Way'

Date: Friday 10th March 2017
Location: EastBay REAP (21 Pyne Street, Whakatane).
Cost: $76.50 for HPF members, $125 for non-members.

Registrations are now open for this Whakatane workshop.

Find out more on this Pasifika health promotion workshop.

Māori Concepts of Health Promotion: traditional and cultural approaches to health and wellbeing

Date: Friday 17th March 2017
Location: Napier (Venue to be advised)

Registrations opening soon.

Find out more on this Māori health promotion workshop.

Determinants of Health

Take advantage of this online course where you can study when and where it suits you! The Determinants of Health online workshop contains:

  • Youtube clips, TED talks and resources to help you explore the topic further
  • Online activities that you need to complete
  • An opportunity for you to share your knowledge with other participants

The workshop is delivered in 4 sections:

  • Introduction
  • Housing and Education as examples of social determinants of health
  • Equity
  • Health promotion actions

On completion of the workshop you will receive a certificate of accomplishment.

The cost is $99 per person including GST.

Follow these simple steps to get started:

  • Go to
  • Create an account by clicking the Sign Up link at the top right corner.
  • After receiving your instant confirmation email, you will be logged into OnlineCPD.
  • Navigate to the course enrolment by clicking the Provider link at the top of your home page.

Visit the HPF website for more information on this online course.


Did you know that as an HPF member you can list your vacancies in these notices?

Contact the HPF to discuss your next job advertisement.

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Contact Emma Frost for all enquiries on the above notices (emma[at] or 09 300 3071).

Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand
PO Box 99 064
Newmarket, Auckland 1149
09 300 3071

HPF is the umbrella organisation for all those who identify health promotion as part of their work. The HPF is founded on the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Ottawa Charter. This non-profit organisation provides information, training and resources to build the workforce and health promotion leadership.

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