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Fresh Start to Get Fit and Healthy
“Hello, my name is Maria Uzor. With Active Families I’ve learnt loads of things about living a healthy lifestyle and just all round how to stay fit and be active every day. Not only has this helped me become more healthy, I can also help everyone around me, plus I am dropping weight like there is no tomorrow”… more

A Happy Whanau – Active Together
The Behere whanau have made some big changes over the past 12 months on the Active Families programme.  Their goals were  to reduce high calorie food and drink and to increase their physical activities, both as individuals, and as a whanau - wanting to be more active together ... more

Can’t Walk, Can’t Swim, Can’t Stop a ‘Good Thing’
When Maggie Welsh aged 64 was referred to Green Prescription in February of this year, she was seven kilograms heavier and could barely walk up her driveway.  Maggie also had to contend with a chronic illness and felt ‘quite sluggish’ a lot of the time ... more

‘The AIMS Games Experience’ - One to Remember for Manaia View School
Manaia View School for the first time have entered the Year 7 and 8 tournament which boasts over 7500 athletes from 228 schools taking part in the week-long event and joined 19 other schools from Northland who are competing in the various sporting codes that the AIMS Games have to offer ... more

Kaitaia Hospital Win’s Collaboration Award for Active Workplace Programme Initiative
The Northland District Health Board hosted their first inaugural Northland Health Sector Awards and more than 20 awards were presented on the night with Kaitaia Hospital winning the Collaboration Award 2014 for their Active Workplace Programme ... more

School Holiday Programmes - October 2014
Check out what sporting programmes are on offer in the school holidays ... more

The new Kotuitui Whiti pedestrian bridge will open just in time for the ACC Whangarei Half Marathon and 9km Run/Walk
The new bridge across the Waiarohia Stream will be open for the Half Marathon course on Sunday 21 September ... more

Kaitaia Hospital Implement Winter Wellness Checks
Active Workplace Kaitaia Hospital has taken workplace wellness to another level with undertaking in-house staff winter wellness checks including height/weight measurements, waist measurements, blood pressure and blood sugar levels ... more                                     

Kiwi Squash Programme Energized by Partnership
A partnership between Squash Northland and the Project Energize team means more kids around Northland will have an opportunity to try out squash ... more

AFL Professional Development Session
All primary and secondary school sports coordinators, PE staff and sports coaches are invited to attend the AFL Professional Development Session focusing on the transferable skills of kick, catch, pass and bounce … more

Come give cricket a go!
Midweek cricket is back starting mid-October, whether you want to play competitively or socially there is a league for you ... more

Silver Fern Farms Kaipara Sports Awards Nominations are now open
Silver Fern Farms and Sport Northland are proud to present the 2014 Silver Fern Farms Kaipara Sports Awards, these sports Awards aim to recognise the achievements and service to sport by people from throughout the Kaipara region ... more

The Far North District Council Sports Awards Nominations are now open
The Far North District Council and Sport Northland are proud to present the 2014 FNDC Far North Sports Awards, these sports Awards aim to recognise the achievements and service to sport by people from throughout the Far North ... more

KiwiSport Applications
Applications are now open to Providers and Schools to apply for KiwiSport funding.  KiwiSport is all about increasing the number of school-aged children participating in organised sport, increasing the availability and accessibility of sport opportunities for all school-aged children and supporting children in developing skills that will enable them to participate effectively in sport.  For more information and an application form ... more

Active Workplaces Share Good Tips
The Active Workplace Sharing Forum was recently held and is an opportunity for current and graduated workplaces to share ideas about workplace wellness.  Check out what they covered … more

Active Workplaces Virtually Step Their Way Round
The Sport Northland Active Workplace Pedometer Step Challenge was recently held and had a record total of 45 teams entered from 14 different workplaces.  The winners were … more 

Green Prescription Making a Big Difference in Northland
Research New Zealand has found that 80% of Green Prescription (GRx) patients in the Sport Northland area have noticed a change in their health since they “went Green”, and 65% are more active after six to eight months ... more

Active Movement - For the Under 5's

Roimata Macfarlane/Cara Forbes

Active Movement Advisors (0-5yrs)

Sport Northland

 (09) 470 3211

(027) 3347 3472

roimatam@sportnorth.co.nz / caraf@sportnorth.co.nz 






If you have the space at your centre, consider hiring some of the bright and colourful Active Movement Equipment to do some different, active and fun activities ... more


Please contact me if you wish to be added to the Active Movement Electronic Mailing List for regular updates on 09 470 3211  09 470 3211 or email caraf@sportnorth.co.nz


Active Movement DVD's & Brochures
Please click on the link to go straight to the 0 -5 years site and then click on the resources tab for a sample of the Active Movement DVD's and Brochures.  Here you’ll find out about what’s the link between movement and learning?  What activities are appropriate at my child’s age? ... more

Active Movement Newsletters

August 2009 newsletter ... more

Term 1 2010 Newsletter ... more
Term 2 2010 Newsletter ... more



















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