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Notices from Health Promotion Forum: May 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, Training, health promotion, forum

Kia ora and greetings. If you missed our last advertised Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion - now is your chance.  Three new courses are being delivered from the far north to Wellington! Enrolment details are below.

Can't get away from your desk? Then you should check out our new online courses. Three streams of learning take you through Pacific, Maori and Mainstream health promotion. Register now! 

"There can be no more important task for those concerned with the health of the population than to reduce health inequalities." Michael Marmot, health promoter

So what are you waiting for? You're just one touch of a button away to complete this course!

Our monthly notice provides information on upcoming workshops, courses and events. Make sure you're subscribed so you can take advantage of our special offers and updates.

Check out the Health Promotion Forum website for more updates and Rongo korero/news.

An accreditation framework led by the Health Promotion Forum (HPF) to make health promotion a formal professional practice is on its way.

Details of our Māori Concepts in Health Promotion workshops will be advised.

Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion short course

Cost for this course is $512.50 (including GST). Please note T&Cs apply for cancellations and withdrawals.

A limited number of scholarships may be available. Please contact Emma Frost for enquiries (emma[at]

View enrolment details and more information on the Certificate of Achievement (CoA) short course.

Let us know if you would like this course delivered in your area.

Auckland shortcourse

Block One: 9th to 12th July 2019.
Block Two: 6th to 9th August 2019.
Location: MIT (to be confirmed).

Register online now for the Auckland shortcourse.

Wellington shortcourse

Block One: 27th to 30th August 2019.
Block Two: 24th to 27th September 2019.
Location: Sisters of Compassion (2 Rhine Street, Island Bay).

Register online now for the Wellington shortcourse.

Kaitaia shortcourse

Block One: 3rd to 6th September 2019.
Block Two: 8th to 11th October 2019.
Location: To be advised.

Registration will opening soon for this shortcourse.

Upcoming Workshop: Pasifika Health Promotion in Whakatane

Date: Friday 29th May 2019.
Location: EastBay REAP.
Cost: $76.50 for members and $125 for non-members.

Register online for this Pasifika Health Promotion workshop.

This workshop traces the history of ‘Pacific health promotion’ in Aotearoa New Zealand and discusses how determinants of health can be addressed to produce health equity, wellbeing and success for Pacific peoples.

The aim is to equip senior Pasifika health promoters and community leaders with the knowledge and tools that will enable them to address the onslaught of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and work with the strengths, potentials and aspirations of Pasifika families and communities to advance spiritually, socially, economically and culturally.

Health Promotion Forum Online Courses

These online courses are for your continuous professional development (CPD).  If you are already working in the field of health promotion or public health, these courses will further enhance your knowledge and skills. The courses are also designed to enable those who are new to health promotion and public health to be able to learn new knowledge and skills.

Find out more about the new online courses from the Health Promotion Forum. All of the courses are now live! 

On completion of the online health promotion workshops you will receive a certificate of accomplishment.

Streams One, Two and Three are $69 per person including GST for each course. The Determinants of Health course is $99 per person including GST.

Stream One: Mainstream Health Promotion (MSHP) - Course 1 Level 1 (C1L1)

What is health promotion? This course is the best place to start your learning of health promotion if you are new to it.

Stream Two: Māori Health Promotion - Course Two, Level One (C2L1)

In completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define Māori health promotion;
  • Identify and describe at least one Māori model of health promotion; and
  • Describe four core values that strengthen Māori health promotion.

Stream Three: Pasifika Health Promotion - Course Three, Level One (C3L1)

In completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define Pasifika health promotion;
  • Outline the history of Pasifika health promotion and its development in New Zealand; and
  • Describe how Pacific people's health is being advanced through health promotion.

Determinants of Health

Use TED talks and resources to help you explore the topic further through online activities with other participants.

This workshop is delivered in 4 sections:

  • Introduction;
  • Housing and Education as examples of social determinants of health;
  • Equity; and
  • Health promotion actions.

LEAD workshop: Managing and leading community organisations

Leading in a community organisation can be complex. This training programme gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage the people, money, projects, and stakeholders, whilst still driving results. So no more second-guessing yourself!


  • Auckland: 31st July to 2nd August 2019.
  • Whangarei:  dates TBC

Time: 9am to 4.30pm each day.
Cost: $750 per person plus GST for the workshop only. $1750 per person plus GST for the workshop PLUS 6 months of Mentoring.

Register online for this training programme from the Centre for Not for Profit Governance and Leadership (LEAD).


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Did you know that as an HPF member you can list your vacancies here?


MoH/NGO Health & Disability Annual Forum 2019

Date and Time: Tuesday 18th June 2019, from 9am to 4pm.
Location: Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington).

This is an essential opportunity if you are interested in the future direction of the sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This forum will feature:

  • the Minister of Health
  • MoH Executive Leaders
  • NGO Leaders
  • Workforce Strategy
  • Sector Review Panel
  • Networking

Register online to attend the MoH/NGO Health & Disability Annual Forum 2019 (Eventbrite).

Promoting Health In Aotearoa New Zealand

Promoting Health In Aotearoa New Zealand is now available in e-format.


Become a member of the Health Promotion Forum of NZ now!

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