The Getting West Auckland Moving workshop, which was held on April 6, has seen Healthy Families Waitākere invited to ask questions around active transport.
Health and education professionals from around the world will be given an insight on the effectiveness of using a Māori co-design approach from Healthy Families Waitākere Māori Systems Innovator, Vikki Ham.
Children participating in a walking school bus in Henderson are taking steps towards overall health in more ways than one, by picking up litter along their daily route.
Healthy Families Waitākere have been able to work with Auckland Transport to influence the criteria on behalf of West Auckland businesses.
Healthy Families Waitākere has spoken to a packed-out Kelston Community Centre at the invite of local Members of Parliament.
The Aotearoa Bike Challenge has seen Sport Waitākere and Healthy Families Waitākere cycle their way to the top of the Auckland leaderboard.
A new social enterprise has seen nearly 50 school lunches sold in the first four days, making the healthy choice the easy choice for parents and students at a West Auckland school.
This February, Healthy Families Waitākere took the Fizz Free Whanau Challenge and pledged to consume no fizzy drinks, juice, energy drinks, or sports drinks for the entire month.
International experts, ranging from public health to urban design, are meeting in Dunedin this week for the Active Living and Environment Symposium at Otago University, to discuss the link between health, transport and the environment.
Ongoing conversations and a shared vision between the Strategic Leadership Group at Healthy Families Waitakere and the Henderson-Massey Local Board has led to a commitment to improving active transport options in Rathgar and Lincoln Roads.
The Ministry of Health welcomes the recently-published Healthy Families NZ Summative Evaluation Report that highlights what’s working well and where change is needed to make the Healthy Families NZ initiative more effective and more equitable.
Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi is one of several west Auckland schools that have moved to a water-only drinks policy. This has been supported by Healthy Families Waitakere to help influence healthier school environments.