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Systems Change in Action Webinars

Healthy Families NZ invites you to take a look at our Systems Change in Action Webinar Series. Where our location teams explore locally-led initiatives designed to improve the health and wellbeing of communities across Aotearoa. Whether you are already on the waka or new to systems change, this is a chance to deepen your understanding and think about ways to become more effective in your mahi. 

View each of the recorded Systems Change in Actions webinar series below.

Generosity beyond pūtea. What does that look like in sport?

Presented by Kath Wharton and Rawinia Everitt from Healthy Families Far North.

A Systems Approach to Growing Collective Wellbeing through Maramataka

Hosted by Healthy Families Whanganui Rangitīkei Ruapehu Rautaki Māori, Meretini Bennett-Huxtable, a champion Maramataka practitioner while also strategically engaging and empowering our communities of the importance to understand Mātauranga Māori systems as prevention solutions for greater health and wellbeing.

Collective responsibility - sharing learnings and demonstrating embedding systems change

In this webinar, presented by Jacqui Yip, Healthy Families South Auckland - The Southern Institute uncovers how the team have been working with groups and organisations inside Auckland Council over the past four years, building their capability in understanding systems change in practice, and collective responsibility when it comes to community focused policies and projects.

Te Arawa Ruku Ora - A hāpu led response to Covid-19

The Te Arawa Ruku Ora strategy is a legacy workforce developed in response to Covid-19. The strategy was designed to improve the capacity and capability of the local health sector to deliver critical services in times of high demand and emergency. The hapū and iwi workforce can relieve pressure by quickly caring for whānau across the rohe, during pandemics, civil defence emergencies, and domestic disaster relief. 

Active Whakapapa - a hīkoi of discovery in West Auckland

Mike Tipene (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) and Giuliana Sewell (Tūhourangi, Ngāti Porou) from Healthy Families Waitākere take you through the journey of Active Whakapapa. A bilingual storytelling experience for the whole whānau, Active Whakapapa shares the history of Mana Whenua whilst walking across the whenua (land). Through Te Reo Māori, waiata and English, a recorded headset shares the whakapapa of the whenua underfoot. Active Whakapapa has been collaboratively designed to enrich hauora (wellbeing) by encouraging physical activity and sharing Te Ao Māori (Māori worldview) of how we understand and interact with our te taiao (environment). 

Neighbourhood Play System Prototype

Anna Tolich, Regional Play Systems Lead, Healthy Families East Cape/Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti  presented on the Neighbourhood Play System Prototype. Through co-design practices, Anna works to create an equitable play system where everyone has the freedom to Say "Yes" to Play Every day.

Movement and Sport in South Auckland

Pita Alatini from Healthy Families South Auckland - The Cause Collective provides and in-depth and insightful korero on finding compelling reasons for people to move so they can live active, healthy and long lives.

A Systems Approach to Strengthening Food Security and Sovereignty in Southland

Rochelle Francis-Barr and Stella O'Connor from Healthy Families Invercargill discussed their approach to ensuring everyone in their community has access to good food.

This webinar was presented on Wednesday 5 October 2022.

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