Live

There are a whole lot of ways that this can happen, and the critical part is who’s at the table making decisions about health and wellbeing – we reckon it should be you!

STEPS TO GETTING STARTED

1Sign up to start your journey to healthier places

Start your journey by signing up to be a Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura setting. One of our coaches will contact you about how we can work together. We’ll also be in touch about opportunities to have a say about what’s going on in your community.

2Design your healthy changes together

Work with one of our Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura coaches about your community wellbeing goals. Our team is also working across settings where the community work, learn and play, so we’ll also look for opportunities to connect with others who share your goals.

We are also working with those who have already led transformation in their communities and can get you together with like-minded champions.

3Put your plan into action

The Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura coaches will help you to get involved in creating a healthy community. We might work with you around campaigning for safer ways to walk and cycle in the community, or healthy food and drink policies for local events. It might be supporting local food suppliers to reach more people, or helping communities to influence the people who make decisions about their local environment.

Ultimately you are in control, and we are here to help you make it happen.

Live

Join the healthier communities movement today

Catching up with the neighbours, enjoying the best of where you live, getting out and connecting with the people and places that you care about – how can we, together, make this easy and commonplace for our families?

There are a whole lot of ways that this can happen, and the critical part is who’s at the table making decisions about health and wellbeing – we reckon it should be you!

The Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura team know the communities here because we are part of them. We live, learn, work and play in south Auckland and we are passionate about seeing the amazing communities here thrive.

THE TEAM:
Our team come from the grassroots of South Auckland communities.

Jayesh Parekh

Jayesh Parekh

Settings Coordination Manager

Tracey Walker

Tracey Walker

Coach

SIGN UP FORM

Sign up and get involved with your community.



Interesting Stories
you should read about

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...

Story written on Mar 22, 2018

International Water Day

What does Richie McCaw, a mechanical engineer, the ASB Polyfest and water all have in common? They are all a part of the life of 13-year-old Mangere College student, Ethan...

Menu