Healthy Families NZ

Healthy Families Nutritionist selected to take part in international leadership programme

Healthy Families Nutritionist selected to take part in international leadership programme

Huge congratulations to Healthy Families Rotorua nutritionist and health promoter Jasmin Jackson who is one of just 20 nutritionists from across NZ, Australia and the Pacific Islands selected to take part in the Oceanic Nutrition Leadership Programme...
Love healthy kai?

Love healthy kai?

Do you want to be involved with a group working towards making healthy, local, affordable food more accessible to our community? Come along to the next Rotorua Local Food Network meeting to meet others who share your passion for food/gardening/educating...
Health & Wellbeing in Business Award launched in Rotorua

Health & Wellbeing in Business Award launched in Rotorua

Rotorua businesses that take good care of their staff are to be recognised with a new award. Healthy Families Rotorua has created a Health & Wellbeing category in the Westpac Rotorua Business Excellence Awards. Healthy Families Rotorua manager Leanne...
Turning the tide through healthy eating

Turning the tide through healthy eating

By Lani Kereopa Māori need to eat healthier to reduce cancer rates, says a Cancer Society representative. Wayne Borell (Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Ranginui) says appalling cancer statistics amongst Māori could be put down to two things...
Rotorua Local Food Network

Rotorua Local Food Network

This is a real opportunity to make positive change for our most needy families – to get fresh fruit to our tamariki in schools; to get fresh fruit and veges to our homeless and whānau living on food bank or hunger relief charity donations; to...
Marae need to set healthy eating example for Maori says Pa cook

Marae need to set healthy eating example for Maori says Pa cook

By Lani Kereopa, Healthy Families Rotorua A Rotorua chef is changing the way he caters on marae in an effort to improve the health of Maori. Jermaine Webby (Ngati Whakaue, Tuhourangi ki Tarawera) has been catering for tangihanga, hui, and private functions...
Healthy Families Rotorua Website Launched

Healthy Families Rotorua Website Launched

Healthy Families Rotorua has which was launched in November, has now launched their website. The site helps provide key information regarding the work that Healthy Families Rotorua does and will provide relevant news and information. It also details...
Rotorua Gyms celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Rotorua Gyms celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Gyms in Rotorua are leading the way in their region in promoting Te Wiki o te Reo Māori by giving their members opportunities to learn te reo by coming up with innovative ways for their members to celebrate the Māori language. “As the rohe’s largest...
Healthy Families Rotorua – Creating Lasting Partnerships

Healthy Families Rotorua – Creating Lasting Partnerships

Aotearoa New Zealand has one of the best health systems in the world, but it is under pressure from increasing rates of preventable chronic diseases. “Healthy Families NZ (HFNZ) is a new initiative that aims to bring together the right mix of leadership,...
Awhi Rotorua – Healthy Families NZ appoints Manager

Awhi Rotorua – Healthy Families NZ appoints Manager

The start of the New Year was marked at Awhi Rotorua – Healthy Families NZ by the appointment of a new Manager, Leanne Morehu (Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāi Tai). The Healthy Families NZ initiative is focussed on encouraging Rotorua whānau to live...