Rosebank Business Association in West Auckland are encouraging workplaces to take part in a six week challenge to create sustainable wellness in the workplace. Supported by our Activator Tony Lafotanoa, nine workplaces are implementing initiatives around healthy eating and physical activity.  

Winners of the challenge will be announced at the West Auckland Business Club Business After 5 Event being hosted by Sport Waitakere in May. Healthy Families Waitakere supported the Rosebank Business Association to push the challenge out to their members and have engaged with each workplace who are taking part, to be champions in workplace wellbeing.

Regal Beloit, a leading manufacturer in Avondale have goals to introduce a walking challenge with prizes for participants and long term, the office want to plant fruit trees on the premises, have more greenery indoors, walking meetings and standing desks to increase staff wellbeing. 

Pita Pit in Avondale and Kelston are also taking part. The General Manager for the Avondale and Kelston stores is passionate about promoting wellness in the workplace and has started a 10,000 steps programme for all staff between his two stores. The winner from both stores will win a dinner for two.