Movement is important from birth. Help your infant or toddler to be active, and they will learn and develop quickly. Sensory exploration, play and movement are how your child makes sense of the world. Help them out by giving them lots of opportunities to play and move. This Ministry of Health publication gives us information on activities for under 5s.
The Health Promotion Agency brings us lots of fun ideas to keep your family active. From playgrounds and parks, games, walks and the location of swimming pools.
Gym and fitness providers list from the Yellow Pages.
Do we need sports drinks for everyday sport? Find out what's behind the hype with this Health Promotion Agency info on what to drink during sport.
A Green Prescription is not a pill or medicine – it’s a script from your doctor or practice nurse with advice on being active. Find a Green Prescription contact near you.
Health Ed provides this information for adults on how much physical activity you need to help build health and well-being.
Health Ed shows you how you can help your children achieve at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each day for their health and well-being.
Why be active and how do I start? Find out with the Heart Foundation Exercise and Fitness guide.
You've been told your child is overweight. What now? Health Info provides guidelines to help you to support and manage your child's weight.
LiveLighter provides this information for parents to help you determine if your child is overweight.
"Walking, cycling and scooting to school offer children many benefits. Improved independence, physical and mental health, decision making, risk assessment and road safety skills, to name a few."
Greater Wellington Regional Council provide tools and resources for schools to promote safe and active travel.
Heart Foundation resources about physical activity and the Healthy Heart Award.
Health Promotion Agency provides tools and resources about nutrition and activity to support people who work with families and communities.