May
1
Wed

Go Red for May - Women's Heart Awareness Month

Heart Foundation aims to raise awareness around Women's Heart Awareness month through Go Red for May

May
31
Fri

World Smokefree Day

Internationally, World Smokefree Day is known as World No Tobacco Day, and is celebrated annually on 31 May. World Smokefree Day is celebrated and delivered at a local level in New Zealand with a theme being applied to current initiatives and priorities. Regional smokefree coalitions provide a collaborative approach and touchpoints for anyone wanting to get involved.

June
1
Sat

Junk Free June - Raising money for the Cancer Society

Junk Free June is an annual fundraising event that challenges people to give up junk foods during the month of June, all funds go towards the cancer society.

June
5
Wed

WCTO Symposium: Palmerston North

The day commences at 8:55 am, finishing at 4:00 pm. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon refreshments are included in the registration fee.

June
10
Mon

Men's Health Week

The focus for Mens Health Week 2019 will be the impact of inequality and deprivation on men's health - Mens Health Forum will be releasing reports and materials on the issue nearer the time.

June
16
Sun

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week 2018 celebrates the 1.2 million Kiwis who are volunteering their time and skills to our communities every year. 2019 theme to be announced.

June
18
Tue

International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019

International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019. Early Bird Registrations Close 28 February 2019

June
20
Thu

World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.

June
25
Tue

Matariki - The Māori New Year

Traditionally, Matatriki was a time for remembering the dead, celebrating new life and planting new crops. In the 21st century, observing Matariki has become popular again as a cross-cultural celebration. Kites, kai, balloons and fireworks help mark the occasion.

July
1
Mon

Dry July

Dry July is a fundraiser that challenges you to go alcohol-free and raise funds for people affected by cancer. Funds raised for Dry July will benefit Look Good Feel Better, a charity that provides free, community-based programmes for any person, facing any cancer, at any time.