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Connections sprout as West Auckland community gives gardening the green thumbs up

Connections sprout as West Auckland community gives gardening the green thumbs up

A Glenavon community hub is fostering connections through a united interest in growing vegetables. Last September, Tevita and his mother Annuncia were one of 30 families who signed up to the Glenavon community hub, helping rake leaves and build a raised garden bed. Since then, Tevita has returned weekly, learning different plant species, how to grow vegetables and most recently, installing a number of garden beds at his family’s home.

Healthy Families Waitākere attends ANA conference

Healthy Families Waitākere attends ANA conference

A collaborative project between Healthy Families Waitākere and the University of Auckland has identified systemic barriers leading to tamariki (children) not receiving the recommended daily fruit and vegetable intake.