The power of a word – Prevention

The power of a word – Prevention

Healthy Families NZ is a prevention initiative that takes a systems approach to improve the health and wellbeing of whole populations within localities in order to prevent the rise of chronic disease.  Each Healthy Families NZ locality is different; the people,...
Strengthened relationships helping connect the kai system

Strengthened relationships helping connect the kai system

Making good kai the reality for our people is a top priority for Healthy Families Hutt Valley. Kai plays an important part in our lives, it brings whānau and communities together and is one of the key ways we share and celebrate our culture and family traditions. In...
Planning for growth and growing kai

Planning for growth and growing kai

Recently, Regional Public Health, Common Unity Project Aotearoa and Healthy Families Hutt Valley worked together to raise awareness of the opportunity to input into the draft Wellington Regional Growth Framework (WRGF). This included engaging with members of the...
Celebrating local leadership Driving Change

Celebrating local leadership Driving Change

Leadership is one of the building blocks of a strong prevention system, it plays a key enabling role in redesigning our systems to benefit the health and wellbeing of our people and planet. At Healthy Families Hutt Valley we value and often talk about the importance...