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Cystic Fibrosis Week


Tuesday 21 August 2012
1.30 pm at the Memorial Hall Supper Room next to the Library on Main St, Otaki.

Speaker: Dr Steven Finlay, CEO of the Cleantech Trust
Refreshment at conclusion

RVSP by 19th August 2012
Tel: (06) 364 8664
E-mail: cab.otaki@xtra.co.nz


Friday 31 August
Cancer Society "Daffodil Day"


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Nutrition & Physical Activities Service

Best Care (Whakapai Hauora) Charitable Trust
140 - 148 Maxwells Line
P O Box 1341
Palmerston North

Tel: (06) 353 6385
E-mail: bcwh@rangitaane.iwi.nz
Website: http://www.whakapaihauora.maori.nz/information.php?info_id=7

Nicci Kuiti and Paora Johanson

To improve the health and wellbeing of Maori in the Manawatu region through better nutrition and regular physical activity
To reduce the incidence of food-related disorders by improved nutrition
To increase lifelong participation in regular physical activity


There is NO COST to access this service.

Building Public Health Policy by:
Assisting pre-schools, e.g. Kohanga reo, kura and marae to develop and implement nutritional and physical activity policies
Provision of a community based breast-feeding campaign

Creating Supportive Environments by:
Promoting the consumption of vegetables and fruit in a variety of settings of workplaces, schools and marae
Undertaking initiatives with the community, e.g. marae, to inform and influence healthy food choices and physical activities

Strengthening Community Action by:
Supporting community initiatives that promote healthy eating and physical activity, e.g. community garden, line dancing, etc
Collaborate with other nutrition and physical  activity agencies to contribute to an intersectorial approach
Provide training programmes to disseminate  relevant information
Providing support to school based programmes, e.g. the Fruit in Schools Programme

We are committed to offering information and advice in order to-
Provide a supportive environment which enables healthy behaviour changes
Support individuals and whanau about the importance of healthy eating habits and regular physical activity
Provide advice and support to community groups and agencies regarding health promotion of nutrition and physical activity, e.g. Kohanga reo
Provide input/support to community based nutrition programmes and/or physical activity programmes developed by other agencies, e.g. Push Play
Hold Health exhibitions, promotions and health hui
Promote regular physical activity within a Marae setting, e.g. line dancing, low impact exercise classes