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Partnership and collaboration the key to play prototyping

Partnership and collaboration the key to play prototyping

The prototyping skills of Healthy Families Hutt Valley’s Systems Innovators came to the fore at a workshop aiming to find new ways to make play more accessible for our communities. Healthy Families Hutt Valley and Hutt City Council staff recently took part in a Play...

Shared vision for a smokefree Hutt Valley

Shared vision for a smokefree Hutt Valley

Healthy Families Hutt Valley has always had a focus on increasing smokefree environments as a way of denormalising smoking. Our shared vision is a future where our community spaces are all smokefree, where our children don’t see smoking and aren’t exposed to...

Wainuiomata jumping on Bike Rodeo bandwagon

Wainuiomata jumping on Bike Rodeo bandwagon

Central Wainuiomata has been humming with the sounds of cycling thanks to Bike Rodeos oranised by Healthy Families Hutt Valley and its partners.Up until the nationwide lockdown was put in place in response to Covid-19, Wainuomata’s Queen Street had been playing host...

Council helping community stay active at home

Council helping community stay active at home

With most Hutt City residents spending their time safe at home, Hutt City Council (HCC) has turned to social media to help people maintain their physical and mental wellbeing.  At Alert Level 4, the Council’s Active in the Hutt team had to stop all of their fitness...

CRICKET KEEN MAYOR REWARDS JUNIOR PLAYERS WITH POOL PASSES

CRICKET KEEN MAYOR REWARDS JUNIOR PLAYERS WITH POOL PASSES

Being recognised as Player of the Day is often a highlight for junior sports players. Taita Cricket Club’s junior team recently had the added bonus of having their Go the H2O Player of the Day certificates presented by Lower Hutt Mayor Campbell Barry. Known as a keen...

HEALTHY FAMILIES HUTT VALLEY SHOWCASED AT MINISTRY FORUM

HEALTHY FAMILIES HUTT VALLEY SHOWCASED AT MINISTRY FORUM

We were delighted to be invited to showcase our mahi along with our Healthy Families NZ colleagues from Waitākere and South Auckland. This was an opportunity to share our Healthy Families NZ approach with the leaders of all parts of the health sector...

WAINUIOMATA’S STREETS COME ALIVE

WAINUIOMATA’S STREETS COME ALIVE

Healthy active streets are vital for our wellbeing. Healthy Families Hutt Valley is working together with Hutt City Council and our communities to make the Hutt a place where we are active together, feel safer, happier and healthier and more connected. Safe and...

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