Success stories

Petone librarians getting on their bike

Petone Library is embracing the kaupapa of Turning the Tide by using a Hutt City Council bike to get active while at work. Manager Liz Castle said staff like Ulu Afaese (pictured) use the bike to do visits to local Early Childhood Education centres for storytime, Bob Scott Retirement Village for Homebound deliveries and spins at lunchtime.

2018-07-18T04:11:57+00:0018 July 2018|

Creating a healthier community the focus for Tokelau Hutt Valley Marlins

Tokelau Hutt Valley Sports and Culture Association (a.k.a THVSCA Marlins) continue to do their part to turn the tide on our communities health! This community's leaders are proud that when members come to Marlins events it is normal to expect healthy kai and water only. Members know they can play multiple sports for Marlins or take [...]

2018-05-03T02:08:43+00:003 May 2018|

Pomare School is Turning the Tide with their Kai Ora Café

Students at Pomare School are learning the importance of healthy kai and how to prepare a meal through their student led Kai Ora Café. Principal Katrina Day is seeing the difference the café is making for their students. “They are learning about healthy food, working with others, budgeting and being hands on preparing the meals [...]

2017-11-22T22:18:18+00:0022 November 2017|

Naenae Clubhouse Turning the Tide on their bikes

The Naenae Clubhouse is an after-school club where members choose to come and work on projects that interest them. They teach music production, instruments, film making and editing, photography, game design, fashion design, graphic design, journalism, computer construction, robotics, electronics and much more. Having a healthy and creative environment is just how they do things [...]

2017-11-18T06:08:42+00:0018 November 2017|

Eastbourne Library are making the most of their beach side location

Eastbourne Library is perfectly situated in the middle of Eastbourne Village, just a short stroll from the beach. Getting out and enjoying their environment is one of the actions the library team are taking to Turn the Tide. The small team are able to do make the most of their prime spot by having walking [...]

2017-11-18T06:08:14+00:0018 November 2017|