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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 262

Thursday, March 28, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, conferences, Maori health, Food, allergies, workplace

Chelsea's Top Tips

Chelsea, ANA's professional development coordinator, has moved to London to pursue her dreams of living in the UK. We wish her well with her travels.

Here are Chelsea's three top learnings from her time working at ANA:

1) Be clear of your purpose
2) Make your mark
3) Be creative

Watch Chelsea's video on the three top things she has learnt while working ANA. 

ANA Conference Early Bird Closes 12th April

Early bird registration for the ANA Conference closes at 5pm on the 12th of April - less than 3 weeks away!

Register for the early bird special and save $125 off the full registration cost.

Don't miss out!

Register for the 2019 ANA Conference.

Watch a video of Scott Duncan from the Auckland University of Technology sharing what he enjoys about the ANA conference.

Waka Ama: Committed to Māori Wellbeing

Anita Taggart works at Regional Public Health, Wellington as a Community Liaison in Porirua.

Anita has attended the national Waka Ama Sprint Nationals for nearly 20 years. In July 2018, she returned home from the IVF Va’a World Sprint Championships held in Tahiti, where her team proudly received a bronze medal in the 1000m Senior Master Women’s division.

Read more about Anita's Waka Ama story here.

Plant-based, vegetarian and vegan diets

There’s no debating the science. A diet packed with plant foods does wonders for your health. But what exactly is a plant-based diet and how does it compare to a vegan or vegetarian diet? Should we be ditching meat and dairy?

Read more about plant based diets on the Heart Foundation website.

Refreshed Food Allergen Portal

A new look Food Allergen Portal, the result of a collaboration between industry, consumer and government stakeholders, is providing best practice resources on managing allergens in food.

View the Food Allergen Portal.

Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Survey

SuperFriend is proud to present their 2018 edition of their Indicators of a Thriving Workplace Survey report, from their research involving over 5,000 Australian workers in a broad range of industries and occupations. The survey tracks the progress of mental health and wellbeing across Australia against an ideal or desired state.

Read more about the Thriving Workplace Survey.


Thanks for reading our update.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

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