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December 10, 2020

Professor Fran Baum, one of Australia’s leading researchers on the social and economic determinants of health has been quite vocal recently abou...


‘Now’s the time to make a difference’

December 10, 2020

Grant Berghan brings a wealth of experience to his new role as CEO of the Public Health Association of NZ.Mr Berghan who was in public health for 25 y...


Otara Health committed to health and wellbeing of community

December 10, 2020

“Otara Health (OH) walks its talk and strives to encourage the organisations in the systems across all the sectors to lower their barriers to work bet...


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HPF has 25 years’ experience in offering training to meet the needs of a range of communities, programmes and service providers.

From our flagship Certificate of Achievement (also known as the ‘short course’) to a range of tailored workshops, the Forum offers a calendar of professional development opportunities across the country and all year ‘round.

In 2016 we also introduced an online course.

Membership Packages

Membership of Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand Runanga Whakapiki Ake i te Hauora o Aotearoa (HPF) makes you part of a movement that is shaping the direction of health promotion with local relevance, national influence and global outreach.

HPF video answers the question; What is health promotion?

Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand – Runanga Whakapiki Ake i te Hauora o Aotearoa (HPF) – is the umbrella organisation for all those who identify health promotion as part of their work.

Founded on the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Ottawa Charter, our non-profit organisation provides information, training and resources to build the workforce and health promotion leadership.


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