Healthy Eating, Active Living Northland (H.E.A.L. Northland)

 

VISION

People of Tai Tokerau live, learn and grow in environments that support healthy eating and physical activity.

PURPOSE

To collaborate on actions that foster and support a sustainable healthy eating and active living environment for the people of Tai Tokerau.

 

CORE VALUES

Collaboration towards achieving our collective vision

Respect for each person, their organisation and their work

Trust, honesty and openness, creating a safe and supportive network

KEY MESSAGES

  • Food security is essential to providing a healthy future for the people of Tai Tokerau.
  • Inequalities are unacceptable.  We will focus on improving health of those most in need.
  • Good health is a fundamental right, and the collective responsibility of all society.
  • Making healthy choices needs to be easy.  A key factor is the environment and setting in which those choices are made.
  • Let’s protect our children from the pervasive and persuasive marketing of foods and beverages.
  • Movement is life.  We will be healthier if we spend more time standing and on the move.

RESOURCES and INFORMATION

Toi Te Ora National Calender of events (link to Toi Te Ora Public Health National Calender of Events http://www.ttophs.govt.nz/vdb/document/1206)

CONTACT DETAILS

Edith Bennett - Public Health Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisor at Northland District Health Board is the key contact for this initiative.

If you have any questions please  contact her either by phone or email:

Mobile: 0212214009
Email: edith.bennett@northlanddhb.org.nz