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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 216

Wednesday, June 28, 2017   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, conferences, parks, nutrition, physical activity

In the news this week... new ANA Newsletter out now, watch audio recordings from the ANA conference on YouTube, and find out how to turn a grey space green.

New ANA Newsletter Out Now: Don't miss Out

Cover of June 2017 newsletter from ANA.This issue features an editorial from Diana O'Neill reflecting on the last 12 years of Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa conferences as she heads into retirement.

Other articles include:

  • an update on the Hutt Real Food Challenge,
  • a snippet on the Starlight research,
  • a summary of  ANA's conference key messages from guest speakers, and
  • insights from new research.

Download your copy of the June 2017 newsletter from ANA.

ANA Conference Recordings

Three plenary presentation audio recordings are now available to watch on YouTube!

  • Prof. Boyd Swinburn - Systems Approaches to Obesity Prevention: What does this actually mean?
  • Prof. Fiona Bull – Partnerships for a More Active World: How getting more people active is a win for global and local health.
  • Prof. Jim Mann – What Constitutes Evidence for Making Nutrition Recommendations?

Public Health Association Conference Scholarship

Banner for 2017 Public Health Association of NZ Conference.The Wellington Branch of the Public Health Association is pleased to announce it is offering a $500 scholarship to enable a low-income PHA member to attend the PHA Conference in Christchurch in October.

The scholarship is open to any member in the lower North Island who might not otherwise be able to attend.

Get more information on this conference scholarship from Wellington Branch of the PHA.

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th July 2017.

How to Turn a Grey Space Green

Parks. Everyone loves them, but they don’t just grow by themselves.

It takes the right mix of vision, planning, patience and perseverance to turn a grey space green.

The Park It guide will show you how to turn a grey space green.


Cartoon titled: How to beat the afternoon slump.

Image credit: Gemma Correll

Thanks for reading our update.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

Editors note: Views expressed in this e-update do not necessarily represent the views of Agencies for Nutrition Action, its member organisations or its funders.

Subscribe to the Agencies for Nutrition Action eUpdates.

ANA would like to thank our platinum sponsor - 5+ A Day Charitable Trust - for their valuable support.

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