- Your health
- Healthy living
- Food, activity and sleep
Food, activity and sleep
Everyone needs to be active and eat well to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It increases your quality of life and your sense of wellbeing.
- Activity guides
- Activity levels in NZ
- Being active for everyone, at every age
- How much activity is recommended?
Young children can choke on food quite easily. Find out how to reduce the risk of food-related choking and keep your child safe.
If you’re inactive and worried about your health, the Green Prescription might be right for you. Learn about how the Green Prescription can help you and your family get active, and read the stories of those who have tried it out before.
Guidance for workplaces
Promoting healthy choices for eating and physical activity in the workplace can help ensure that New Zealanders live longer, healthier and more independent lives.
Healthy weight gain during pregnancy
It’s normal to gain some weight during pregnancy due to the growth of the baby, placenta and fluid around the baby. But too much extra weight can increase your risk of complications.
Sleep is important for good health and wellbeing throughout life. Getting enough quality sleep helps your mind and body work well.
Vitamin D is important for healthy bones. Find out about getting enough vitamin D safely.
Eating and Activity Guidelines
Our guidelines for health practitioners on eating, activity and bodyweight.
Healthy weight BMI calculator
Find out if you or your child are a healthy weight.
Information on standard drinks, working out if your intake is harmful, and more.
Activity levels in NZ
Check out our physical activity data and stats.
Obesity data and stats
Find statistics on how many NZers are overweight or obese.
A New Zealand website that provides advice on healthy eating, being active and more.
Healthy Kids Food
Easy, fast and affordable food ideas.
Healthy Kids Activities
Fun ideas to keep your family active.