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Keeping healthy and active

Eating well, being active and getting enough quality sleep are key to staying healthy.

The resources below provide advice to help you maintain a healthy weight and improve your wellbeing. 

Immunise your children against HPV

Immunisation against human papillomavirus (HPV) is being offered to Year 8 boys and girls in schools around the country. Find out more about how you can protect your children now against certain cancers later in life. Read more.

Title: HPV Immunisation - Consent Form reminder

[Variety of shots showing active families on the playground, riding bikes, swimming]

Your kids grow up so fast, and all of a sudden, they’re nearly teenagers.

As you watch them grow, they have complete trust in you.  You keep them safe from harm, teach them right from wrong, and catch them when they fall.

[Parents sitting at home looking at HPV immunisation information]

Now that they’re 11 or 12 years old, there is another way you can protect them. Make sure they receive the immunisations that can help protect them against most HPV cancers.

Remember to sign the Parent Consent Form when it comes home from school.

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Help protect them against most HPV cancers. Remember to sign the consent form.

New Zealand Health Strategy

The New Zealand Health Strategy sets the direction of health services to improve the health of people and communities. Read more.

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