Community Support Advisor - 022 658 3305
Email: email@example.com Phone: (09) 415 4656
is Active Families
Assists families of overweight and obese children to become more active, gain nutrition knowledge and become involved in
Active Families aims to improve family’s attitudes toward physical activity through fun physical activity experiences as well as introducing them to healthy food options and teach them to make healthy food choices.
- Aged 5 – 12 years, from July 2017 under 5 years will be funded.
- Geographical boundaries: North Shore, Rodney and Hibiscus Coast
- Must be available to attend activity sessions on Wednesday’s 5pm at Northcote Baptist Church
- Currently inactive (less than 5 hours per week)
- Have a stable medical/ mental condition that could benefit from regular physical activity.
- Family is ready to make changes to their lifestyle and consents to being referred
Referrals can be by self-referral (please contact Active Families staff directly), your general practice team (doctor or practice nurse), or any other health professional.
Active Families activity sessions are based at Northcote Baptist Church,67 Eban Avenue, Hillcrest
Referrals for 2017 are now welcome!
Health Promotion Agency (HPA) Reducing Childhood Obesity Campaign and website launched 12th November
The campaign, Big Change Starts Small, aims to raise awareness and generate conversations about childhood obesity in New Zealand and encourages New Zealanders to make small changes to improve their diet and to be more active.
There are some resources and interesting articles on the Eat Move Live website and some pretty cool sports players as endorsements. This information is important for our communities.
Read more about Big Change Starts Small
For more information please contact:
Liz Golding – Green Prescription / Active Families Manager
Phone: (09) 415 4659
Mobile: 027 495 1906
David Catherwood – Active Families Support Person
Phone: (09) 415 4656
Mobile: 022 658 3305
Alternately health professionals such as GP’s,
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