Evidence Snapshot - What Can be Done to Protect Our Children from Unhealthy Food Marketing?
The most up to date evidence around marketing of unhealthy food to children and what can be done to protect them.
FAQs - Marketing of unhealthy food and drink to children
Read our Frequently Asked Questions on the comic and junk food marketing in general.
How to guide - Marketing of unhealthy food and drinks to children
Our Guide to complaining to the Advertising Standards Authority on marketing junk food to kids explains the steps.
Comic - Junk messages
Comic artist Toby Morris asks why we accept marketing of unhealthy food aimed at our children.
Easy to walk suburbs
People are more likely to walk in their neighbourhoods if there is public transport, shop, parks and connected streets and short cuts. Our maps show how walkable your suburb is.
Healthy Food and Drink Policy for Organisations
Aucklanders buy food at work, school and uni, and a range of other events and clubs – where are the healthy options?
National Healthy Food and Drink Policy
Submission for the Review of the Code for Advertising to Children and the Children’s Code for Advertising Food
We call for broader restrictions of where food advertising to children can occur.
Guidelines for foods in schools
A school food programme can promote good nutrition for life says the Children's Commissioner.
Better beverage options at work
Health Promotion Agency guidelines to improve the quality of beverages in vending machines, cafeterias and at staff functions.
This simple to use NZ Heart Foundation checklist helps caterers improve food choices for customers without fuss.
Snapshot - Physical Activity
This Agencies for Action Nutrition Snapshot looks at what can be done through local government planning so being active is the norm.
Growing Healthy Communities
Toi Te Ora's Food Security Toolkit offers solutions for councils to support the supply of healthy food.
Submission to the WHO on ending childhood obesity
We'd like to see a range of actions such as working with manufacturers to reduce portion sizes.
Wider economic and social costs of obesity
There's no doubt obesity is a serious health issue but what are the social and economic costs of obesity for society?
Snapshot - Healthy Eating
This Agencies for Action Nutrition snapshot is designed to equip health professionals with rationale, evidence, tools and resources to engage with local government to promote healthy eating.
Overcoming obesity: An initial economic analysis
This report identifies key intervention areas to help form an effective response to curve the obesity trajectory.
Obesity 2015 (The Lancet)
This series provides insight into how regulatory actions from governments and industry efforts can break the obesity cycle.
Auckland Design Manual
The Auckland Design Manual is promoting park, street and building design that encourages physical activity.