Policy - Healthy Eating - Healthy Action: Oranga Kai - Oranga Pumau Implementation Plan: 2004-2010

Published by:
Ministry of Health
Published year:
June 2004
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Priority 1: Lower socioeconomic groupsSignificant health gains can be achieved through improving nutrition,increasing physical activity and maintaining a healthy body weight amonglower socioeconomic groups, who may have difficulty accessing goodnutrition and being physically activePriority 2: Children, young people, and their families and whanau (including older people)Services and programmes will have a focus on the nutritional and physicalactivity needs of infants, children, young people, and their families andwhanau, including older people, to build the foundation of health for alifetime.Priority 3: EnvironmentsEnvironments need to be developed and modified to support goodnutrition, physical activity and healthy weight across all key sectors andsettings.Priority 4: CommunicationClear and consistent messages promoting the importance of goodnutrition, physical activity and healthy weight will be understood by thegeneral public and key stakeholders across relevant sectors and be effectivein improving health outcomes.Priority 5: WorkforceA skilled and knowledgeable workforce will be in place to supportimproving nutrition, increasing physical activity and reducing obesity.

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