Change is upon us

Change is upon us

Hayley Buchan our Healthy Families Hutt Valley Manager has been part of the Healthy Families NZ movement and the pillar of Healthy Families Hutt Valley since the beginning of the initiative in 2015. As well as leading a team of systems innovators, strategists and...
Revelling in systems thinking

Revelling in systems thinking

Since the beginning, Barry Gall our Systems Strategist, has led the mahi in our systems approach to prevention, creating change across urban design, smokefree environments, the food system and local government. Barry shared some of his learnings during his time in the...
Participating by staying true to the kaupapa

Participating by staying true to the kaupapa

After three years as our Lead Systems Innovator, Eddie Edmonds was the driving force behind our team’s commitment to improving equity and health and wellbeing outcomes for Māori. By beginning our journey with a strong focus on building the internal capability of the...
Kei ōu ringaringa te ao | The world is yours

Kei ōu ringaringa te ao | The world is yours

In late February we said farewell to Julie Fairfield our Strategic Communications Manager. Julie has been with the team for five years working alongside us and our partners to capture, curate and share the stories of our mahi. We will miss her ability to make complex...

The Healthy Families NZ Approach Explained

Here at Healthy Families Hutt Valley, we’re passionate about the approach that Healthy Families NZ takes to preventing the rise of chronic disease and the impacts this has on our communities. All of the Healthy Families NZ localities are connected through our common...