We held our second workplace breakfast forum at The Falls Restaurant in Henderson. The Warehouse Group presented ways to create wellness in the workplace and Auckland Council presented a process to create a health promoting recreation facility.

Phillipa Bennetts- Wellbeing Support Manager for The Warehouse Group Ltd. talked about The Warehouse’s approach to wellbeing and how they include the team, their families, the community and their customers. Mhairi Finlayson, wellbeing champion from The Warehouse Lincoln Road talked about what she does as a champion to encourage other employees to get involved in the wellbeing programme.

Glenn Quintal- Business Manager for Auckland Council talked about the process West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre went through with us to start looking at the systems that exist in West Wave Aquatic Centre and how it can become more of a health promoting facility. Glenn also talked about his desire for businesses to work towards a healthier Henderson. 

Healthy Families Waitakere has hosted two workplace breakfast forums to put wellbeing on the agenda of workplaces and engage with workplaces to support wellness initiatives.