Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa


At Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa (ANA) they are proud of their beginnings over twenty years ago. Our founding members, the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand, the Cancer Society of New Zealand, Te Hotu Manawa Māori (now Toi Tangata), the New Zealand Dietetic Association (now Dietitians New Zealand) and the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation saw an opportunity to combine and strengthen their voice on public health nutrition issues.

Since then the world has changed; ANA has more than doubled its membership and its focus has broadened to include promoting physical activity alongside healthy eating. Their purpose continues to be to connect people and organisations engaged in the cause of improving the nation’s nutrition and physical activity. They do this by linking their members and the wider public health nutrition and physical activity workforce to news, events, research, and resources. has a stand at the ANA conferences held every second year. Attendees appreciate the variety of resources available from and we find they are very well used by health promoters in their work, Use this link to download resources from

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