There are many ways workplaces can take action to encourage people – especially those who sit down to work – to sit less and move more throughout their workday. Below are some organisations to help you help your people.
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WorkWell is a free, workplace wellbeing initiative that supports workplaces to ‘work better through wellbeing’. Developed by Toi Te Ora – Public Health Service, WorkWell can be adapted to any workplace and is available in various regions across New Zealand.
The Workplace Health and Wellbeing team at the Auckland Regional Public Health Service are able to give technical advice and guidance on health and wellbeing in the workplace. The team can support workplaces with best practice advice, tools and free programmes in the Auckland region.
Move more-related programmes they offer include Heartbeat Challenge, Feetbeat, and Move Aotearoa.
Sport Taranaki offers four wellness package options for workplaces in Taranaki.
The Sport Northland Active Workplace Programme can work with your workplace to help inject more physical activity through an interactive 12-month plan.
The main areas of focus include anything from looking at a workplace's physical environment, initiatives to help modify staff behaviour, the workplace's policies and practices, and of course, the fun things that help improve staff morale and cohesiveness.