Month: December 2019

A healthier approach to community funding

To promote a healthier lifestyle amongst communities, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board has added the Healthy Environments principles to the first round of their 2019/2020 Quick Response Community Grants. The 17 events and projects which received funding have all met at least one of the four Healthy Environments principles that Healthy Families South Auckland helped implement earlier …

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Have your say: Objecting to an alcohol licence in your community

Alcohol abuse and harm is one of New Zealand’s biggest problems and contributes to social issues like domestic violence, poverty and homelessness. According to research by Health Promotion Agency, harmful drinking can also cause serious health problems and is one of the main preventable risk factors for a number of diseases, such as cancer, mental …

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