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Use our events calendar to help your wellbeing planning

There's a lot going on in the world of wellbeing. Choose from the events listed below to see what you could do in your workplace.

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Ways to wellbeing this festive season

The summer break is a great time to relax and rest up as we catch up with friends and family.

Look after yourself getting back to work

It can be easy to forget to look after ourselves as we leave our summer break behind and get back into work. Here are some ways to help your people.

Heart Awareness Month

Heart Awareness Month is an ideal time for workplaces to run events to raise money for the Heart Foundation's work and encourage their people to have their heart health checked.

Relay for Life

The Cancer Society's Relay for Life gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight back by raising awareness and funds.

Stand up and move more in February

Get active during the last official month of summer - see how you can encourage your people to stand up and move more.

Aotearoa Bike Challenge

This is a new, national bike initiative taking take place during the month of February 2017 to get people on their bikes.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is observed to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

Stay SunSmart in March

Summer maybe over but you still need to be SunSmart in March.

Walk2Work Day

Walk2Work Day encourages New Zealanders to do just that - walk to work!

World Water Day

Use World Water Day to promote water in your workplace - either from an environmental perspective, or to encourage your people to drink 100% water.

Get immunised in April

The start of the 'flu season' is a good time to highlight ‘fight the flu’ messages in your workplace and promote getting a flu vaccine.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

This is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work.

Quit for life in May

With World Smokefree Day at the end of the month, why not make May a smokefree month?

Pink Shirt Day - stand up against bullying

Wear a pink shirt on Friday 26 May 2017 and stand together against bullying.

World Smokefree Day

World Smokefree Day is about celebrating being smokefree and working towards smokefree/auahi kore lives for New Zealanders.

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month encourages New Zealanders to have that awkward conversation about our country's most common cancer.

Junk Free June

Junk Free June raises money for the Cancer Society by challenging people to give up junk for the month of June.

June is Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month is a great time to encourage men to start talking about their health – a simple thing that could save hundreds of lives every year.

It may be winter, so move indoors!

Ways you can encourage your people to get out and move more, even through the depths of winter.

Mid-winter protections for mental wellbeing

Find ways to help your people stay mentally well in the middle of winter - perhaps including giving up alcohol for Dry July.

Winter’s nearly over – get up and move more!

Check out our Sit Less, Move More resources, including our Sit Less Move More campaign, our Stair Challenge to ‘climb’ iconic New Zealand landmarks, and various colourful posters to get people moving, even during the winter months.

Aotearoa New Zealand Breastfeeding Week

The Aotearoa New Zealand Breastfeeding Week is part of a global event celebrating breastfeeding.

Breathe Better September

From the Asthma Foundation, Breathe Better September is a national campaign to raise awareness of respiratory conditions in New Zealand.

Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Gambling Harm Awareness Week is the perfect time to highlight the harm that can come from gambling.

Health Literacy Month

Health Literacy Month is a time for organisations and individuals to promote the importance of understandable health information.

Daylight saving has arrived so get SunSmart

As Daylight Saving starts, it's a great time to remind your people to be SunSmart.

Stroke Week

Stroke Week is an opportunity to teach your people to recognise if someone is having a stroke - their ability to do so could save a life.

Breast cancer and Pink Ribbon fundraisers

As part of Breast Cancer month, the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is inviting all workplaces to turn Pink for a Day on any day throughout October.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Support people who experience mental distress, while also learning how to protect your own mental wellbeing during Mental Health Awareness Week.

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