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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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Preventing harm as summer approaches

As the season of festive cheer approaches, November is a good time to remind employees about the risk of alcohol harm, including while they're at the work 'do'.

Diabetes Action Month

A focus on diabetes awareness and prevention runs for the whole month of November, taking in World Diabetes day on November 14.

Movember - Help stop men dying too young

Movember is a global campaign to get men talking about health issues in general, and prostate and testicular cancer in particular, run every November.

White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day is the international day when people wear a white ribbon to show that they do not condone violence towards women.

DecemBeard

Grow a beard for Bowel Cancer New Zealand's DecemBeard and raise awareness about bowel cancer and the need to get checked.

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.

Aotearoa Bike Challenge

Get on your bike this February and take part in this nationwide cycling challenge.

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.

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.

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 Health Day

World Health Day is sponsored by the World Health Organization and runs on this day every year.

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?

NZ Immunisation Week

NZ Immunisation Week runs from April 29 - May 5 2019. This year the theme is Protected Together, focusing on making sure we are all protected against serious, preventable diseases.

Pink Shirt Day - stand up against bullying

Wear a pink shirt on Friday 15 May 2020 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.

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.

Mid-winter protections for mental wellbeing

Find ways to help your people stay mentally well in the middle of winter, which can be a taxing time for our mental and physical health.

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.

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.

Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day remembers those affected by cancer and raises money for cancer research.

NZ Random Acts of Kindness Day

Commit a random act of kindness today - and make someone else's day a wee bit better.

Blue September

Blue September is the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s annual awareness and fundraising campaign.

Breathe Better September

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

World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide Prevention Day promotes world-wide action to raise awareness about suicide and stop suicide deaths.

Breast cancer and Pink Ribbon fundraisers

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

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.

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