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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 244

Wednesday, July 11, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, physical activity, transport, disease, children

Active Transport: A reflection for Aotearoa

This new document discusses the findings from ANA's scan of the literature on active transport.

Active transport is one way to increase physical activity. A key finding is moving 5 percent of kilometres travelled from vehicles to cycling would have significant health benefits.

The Future is Now: Interactive forum

The Future is Now: Transform Your Practice for the Changing Face of Disease in New Zealand features a range of renowned speakers from the University of Auckland.

This forum will be held on Friday 31st August 2018 and is hosted by the Healthy Start Workforce Project.

The interactive forum will explore:

  • the development of lifestyle disease in early life;
  • the need for a change in the traditional healthcare model to better treat chronic disease; and
  • the development of practical skills to support clients to make lasting lifestyle behaviour change.

Tackling Diet-related Disease in New Zealand

This symposium will showcase research from New Zealand population nutrition researchers.

Topics include:

  • How healthy are New Zealand foods?
  • Is food labelling the answer?
  • Junk food marketing and children
  • Price as a lever for change

There is no cost for attendance, however registration is compulsory.

Healthy Kids: New website

The Health Promotion Agency has recently launched the HealthyKids website.

The website is is a great hub of nutrition and physical activity resources relevanty for kiwi families.

Go to the HealthyKids website to find:

  • colourful goal charts;
  • augmented reality colouring sheets;
  • recipes; and
  • fun winter activity ideas.

New Research: Junk food and sport

A new study from the University of Otago shows that the food environment at children's sporting events needs a healthy makeover. 

Watch the One News video and story on this University of Otago research.

Active Play Guidelines for Under-Fives Resources

These resources were developed to support the Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives.

The resources were designed predominantly for kaiako in kohanga reo, but can be used by any early childhood educators, regional sports trusts and others who provide advice to parents, caregivers and whānau on active play for tamariki under five years of age.



Thanks for reading our update.

Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

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

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Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch