Nearly 2000 participants had four weeks practice at seeing how
the little things we do keep us well, bring us joy, meaning and
connect us to others - the very stuff of happiness, resilience and
a life well lived.
Most of the records from 2012 were blitzed
- Total hours: 46,205 in 2013 compares with 31,304 in 2012 - a 48
percent increase. This is about 5.3 years of happiness - or even
more staggering: roughly 23 years of full-time working weeks spent
on increasing the happiness and wellbeing of New Zealand!
- Total activities: 32,944 an increase of 55 percent from
- Total players: 1982 compared to 1,105 in 2012 - a 79 percent
- Total teams: 252 a hundred more than last year (51 percent
Thank you to everyone who joined and played the game
Healthy Christchurch loved seeing all the inspiring ways in
which people look after their wellbeing. Making our lives the most
fun, challenging and rewarding game we possibly can is our mission
- and we clocked it.
Mission accomplished. Until next year's game - your life
is still a game worth playing - live well, play well!
Welcome to Healthy Christchurch
Healthy Christchurch is a
CDHB-led intersectoral collaborative partnership based on
the WHO Healthy Cities model.
The key idea is that all
sectors and groups have a role to play in creating a healthy city,
whether their specific focus is recreation, employment, youth,
environmental enhancement, transport, housing or any other aspect
of city life.
This intersectoral initiative aims at foster collaboration
between organisations who have signed The Healthy Christchurch
Read the Healthy
currently over 200 Charter Signatories, ranging from government
agencies, businesses, voluntary sector groups, networks and
residents associations. The specialist focus of the signatories
ranges from children's welfare to sport, from the arts to