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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 259

Wednesday, February 13, 2019   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, physical activity, conferences, forum, water, education, healthy food

ANA Survey Results

Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa (ANA) has welcomed the results of its 2018 annual stakeholder survey as affirmation of its continued value to the sector.

The Ripple Effect: West Auckland schools go fizz free

More than 40 kura in West Auckland have pledged ‘water is the first choice’ on school grounds over the past year. This initiative has resulted in Healthy Families Waitakere supporting the installation of more than 60 modern water fountains throughout West Auckland kura, making water accessible for more than 18,000 students.

Find out more West Auckland schools making the splash and going fizz free.

Infant Feeding in New Zealand

This report represents the first study in NZ to provide evidence of population adherence to the national food and nutrition recommendations in the first year of life.

Locations of previous ANA forums.ANA Regional Forums 2019-2020

Every two years ANA has held Regional Forums. The forums are an opportunity for the local workforce to get together and share ideas related to nutrition and physical activity and strengthen networks in the region. The map on the left gives an indication where forums have been held over the past six years.

We have started thinking about how we will plan the next forums to be delivered late 2019 to early 2020. Regional Forums have always received positive feedback and it is our desire to continue delivering these however this is subject to funding. 

Contact Alison at ANA if you would like to know more about potentially hosting a forum (alison[at]ana.org.nz). She will be happy to hear from you.

Summer Edition of Easy Choice - Family Kai

The summer edition of the Easy Choice meal planner is now available to download. It is great for planning lower cost (approximately $60 a week), healthy (nutritionist-approved) and zero waste meals.

View past editions of Easy Choice.

New Event: Transforming Cities into Active, Healthy and Sustainable Places

Recently added to the ANA event's calendar is: Transforming Cities into Active, Healthy and Sustainable Places

Date: Friday 15th February 2019.
Location: Dunedin.

Find out more about Transforming Cities into Active, Healthy and Sustainable Places.

Find more events on the ANA event's calendar.

New ANA Conference Video

Watch a short video about the upcoming ANA Conference.


Thanks for reading our update.
Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

Editor's note: Views expressed in this e-update do not necessarily represent the views of Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa, its member organisations or its funders.

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