Create healthy change where you live

Create healthy change where you live

Get set up for health in places where you learn

Get set up for health in places where you learn

Make work-life work for you and your well-being

Make work-life work for you and your well-being

Be a game-changer!

Be a game-changer!

Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa – Papakura is dedicated to working with communities to create great health outcomes in the places they live, learn work and play.

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Story written on Aug 31, 2018

Students take a stand around Wai

Mangere College is leading the way as a Pro- Water school in South Auckland and the initiative is being led by the students. The high school’s Health Council is taking...

Story written on Jul 19, 2018

Maramataka: Māori systems return in South Auckland

More than 500 people participated in the Te Mata o Rehua placemaking and food systems initiative in June.  Aligning with Matariki, signifying the first month of the Māori lunar calendar,...

Story written on Jun 25, 2018

New Carving Symposium and culturally inspired market take centre stage in Manukau for Matariki

To celebrate the season of Matariki ten local carvers will tell the stories of the stars, creating a unique maramataka (Māori lunar calendar) portable stone compass in Manukau. Led by...

home for the harvest

Story written on Jun 22, 2018

Home for the harvest

More than 50 families who started their own boxed garden as part of the One Love Māngere initiative six months ago are now into their second season of planting, introducing...

Story written on Jun 12, 2018

South Auckland influencing inventive change around New Zealand and the world

Sikhs all over New Zealand and around the world are finding creative and cross-cultural ways to re-use the cloth they previously discarded after religious ceremonies thanks to an idea germinated...

Story written on May 30, 2018

Innovation creates more health promoting environments in leisure centres in South Auckland

Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura together with Counties Manukau Health’s Living Smokefree Service is driving innovation to create more health promoting environments in places like leisure centres in South Auckland, where...