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Active movement activity guides for children 0-5 years
- Active movement: an introduction (PDF)
- Walking, running and jumping (PDF)
- Catching, throwing and kicking (PDF)
Sport for young people
How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?
- How Physically Active Are You? – Survey
- Activity Guidelines: For Children 0-5 years
- Activity Guidelines: Children and Young Adults (5-17 years)
- Activity Guidelines: Adults (18-64 years)
- Activity Guidelines: Older Adults (over 65 years)
- Physical Activity Intensity
Helping You to “Get Active and Stay Active”
Community Resources and Support
- Green Prescriptions:
- How the Green Prescription works
- Green Prescriptions: A Prescription for Good Health
- Green Prescriptions: Personal Stories On the Ministry of Health YouTube site
- Information on ‘Keeping Healthy’ and ‘Keeping Active’
- Types of activity: http://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/healthy-living/food-and-physical-activity/physical-activity/activity-guides
Regional Sports Trusts
Regional Sports Trusts work across the physical activity, sport and recreation sector and have a wide range of duties including the organisation and distribution of funding and donations to regional sports organisations, schools, clubs, individuals and community groups and acting as a regional voice for the communities that they operate within.
The 17 Regional Sports Trusts are: