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Notices from Health Promotion Forum: August 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Training, conferences, health promotion

Bringing you updates and training opportunities right to your inbox.

Training from the Health Promotion Forum

Training benefits can outweigh the cost investment in workforce development

Staff training is not only beneficial for your organisation, but useful for your workforce as well. Training can enhance productivity and boost staff morale.

By nurturing your employee skills, you meet the needs of your business for now and in the future. Training your staff can lead to improved customer service and productivity increase. Check out what HPF are offering below.

Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion (Wellington)


  • Block One: Tuesday 4th to Friday 7th Sepember 2018.
  • Block Two: Tuesday 2nd to Friday 5th October 2018.

Location: Te Aroha Clubrooms (148 Whites Lane East, Lower Hutt - opposite Waiwhetu Marae)
Cost: $512.50 per person.

Find out more about this Wellington shortcourse, including how to register (Eventbrite). ★★★★★

Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion (Auckland)


  • Block One: Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th October 2018.
  • Block Two: Tuesday 13th to Friday 16th November 2018.

Location: Quality Hotel Parnell (10 - 20 Gladstone Road, Parnell).
Cost: $512.50 per person.

Find out more about this Auckland shortcourse, including how to register (Eventbrite). ★★★★★

Pacific Health Promotion Workshop

Date: To be advised.
Location: To be advised.
Cost: $76.50 for HPF members, $125 for non-members.

Find out more about this Pacific Health Promotion workshop. Registrations will be opening soon. ★★★★★

Determinants of Health Online Courses

Study WHEN and WHERE it suits you! You will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment on completion of the workshop.

Find out more about this health determinants online course.


Check out the latest job listings on the HPF website.

Health Promotion and Policy Manager - Age Concern New Zealand

Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated to people over 65. We promote dignity, wellbeing, equity and provide expert information and support services in response to older people’s needs. Age Concern is active and vocal on relevant issues and works to ensure older people stay connected with their families, friends and community.

We are looking for new staff to join our National Office in Wellington.

Find out more about this role at Age Concern NZ, including a job description and application. You can also contact Age Concern New Zealand for further information (04 801 9338 or[at]

Applications close Monday 27th August 2018.


23rd IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion

Dates: 7th to 11th April 2019.
Location: Rotorua.

International Health Promoting Campuses Symposium

Date: 7th April 2019.
Location: Rotorua.

This symposium will be held the day prior to the IUHPE conference. Participants do not need to attend the IUHPE conference to participate in the symposium. Costs will be kept to a minimum.

Karen Hicks and Anna Thorpe really encourage you and your networks to come to Rotorua, and hope to see you there.

NZ College of Public Health Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting and Workshop

You and your colleagues are invited to register for the NZ College of Public Health Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) and Workshop.

Dates: Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st September 2018.
Location: The James Cook Hotel (Wellington).

Find out more information about the NZ College of Public Health Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, including how to register.

The ASM is open to all those who are interested in public health or interested in public health medicine as a career.

Find out more about careers in public health medicine.

Special themed journal calls for abstracts

Abstracts are being sought for a special theme issue of Pedagogy for Global Health and Health Promotion journal to be published in December 2019.

The deadline for abstracts is 2nd November 2018, with full papers due on 1st June 2019.

The purpose of the issue is to address the pedagogical, curricular, and philosophical issues relevant to faculty, administrators, global public health practitioners, educators and professionals engaged in global health education and promotion.

The theme issue will focus on teaching and preparing the future global public health workforce for engagement in effective global health practice.

Authors are requested to submit a four-piece abstract proposal in one document to phpglobal[at] Enquiries can be sent to Bojana Beric-Stojsic (Bojana.Beric[at]

HPF Membership

Renew your HPF membership now or call us today if you would like to join and be part of a progressive organization leading health promotion locally, regionally, nationally and internationally!

Become a member of HPF and take advantage of:

  • discounts on workshops and the upcoming IUHPE Conference;
  • HPF course scholarships (conditions apply);
  • training benefits... and much more

For more news and information, check out the:

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

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