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.

Lead a change where
you live, learn work and play

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journeys of manu

Story written on Nov 15, 2017

The Journeys of Manu

Exciting technology is helping bring mātauranga Māori and physical activity together with the launch of a new augmented reality app for Manukau, the first of its kind in Aotearoa. ‘The...

He Kakano

Story written on Oct 31, 2017

He Kakano

He Kakano - Live to Learn is a co-design framework to create learning environments that meet the needs and aspirations of Māori. It seeks to create a blueprint for change...

Do Good Feel Good youth leaders

Story written on Oct 02, 2017

Wai - the first choice drink!

Young people in South Auckland are leading the charge to increase the accessibility and uptake of wai in places where they learn, live and hang out.  What we eat and...

Story written on Aug 22, 2017

South Auckland marae transforming conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is adopting a new approach in their work in South Auckland by collaborating with three local marae in a year-long initiative to support active kaitiakitanga....

Story written on Aug 21, 2017

South Auckland: How we move!

The team at Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura have been thinking a lot about movement and why it’s so important to the well-being and health of our local community. Here’s what...

Story written on Jul 26, 2017

Reducing alcohol harm in Mangere

Hone Fowler and his team at the Mangere East Community Centre are passionate about making a difference in their local community. Born and raised in the area, he studied Community...