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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 256

Thursday, January 17, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, physical activity, nutrition, conferences, children

Aspirations for 2019

Key stakeholders share their aspirations for what they would like to see achieved in public health nutrition and physical activity in 2019.

Save the Date: ANA Conference

January is a great time to plan for the year ahead and put dates into your diary. The ANA conference is to be held in Auckland on Tuesday 21st May and Wednesday 22nd May. 

Register today for the ANA Conference.

$23 Million to Get More Kids on Bikes

Associate Minister of Transport Julie Anne Genter announced at the end of 2018, that the NZ Transport Agency will provide $23 million over the next three years to expand the Bikes in Schools and cycle skills education to get more Kiwi kids on their bikes.

HPA Appoints New Board

Chair of Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa (ANA) Shayne Nahu, says ‘the new appointments to the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) board brings a wealth of expertise and on behalf of ANA I would like to congratulate them all'.

Let's Play Everyday

The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) introduces the ‘Let’s play every day’ campaign. The campaign is a partnership between HPA, Sport New Zealand and Healthy Families New Zealand, and is aimed at parents and whānau of children under five. The three key messages for the campaign are:

  1. Play with your kids – it’s fun and helps with their learning and development
  2. Provide your kids with lots of opportunities to play, both alone and with others, indoors and outside, and in ways that move all of their bodies
  3. Play doesn’t need to be formal, structured or cost money

ANA Facebook Page

ANA has a Facebook page with new posts daily. This is a great way to stay up to date with nutrition and physical activity. We encourage you to share the information on your own pages. This can help save you time writing your own posts for your organisation. The posts contain a variety of content which includes research, local initiatives, items to make you laugh and seasonal snippets.

Introducing ANA's New ED

Sarah Roberts' role as executive director is to provide strategic direction for ANA, lead the ANA team, and to be the key liaison for our stakeholders. Sarah’s main drive is her authentic belief that everybody deserves the right tools and opportunities to make healthy choices. She is incredibly passionate about community well-being and is looking forward to supporting ANA to provide the very best service to our stakeholders and set a vibrant direction for ANA.

ANA Events Calendar

ANA has an events calendar which is kept up to date with learning opportunities. Here is a new event recently added:

Toi Tangata Hui ā Tau

Dates: 4th to 6th March 2019.

The Hui ā Tau is an annual event which helps provide focus and traction for the workforce on the positive kai, wai and kori tinana outcomes for our communities.

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 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