Maternal Child and Youth Dietitian (EBPHA), Eastern Bay of Plenty
Provides support and information to clients and their whānau to help them achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and lifestyle.
Service is for: Infants, children, teenagers, pregnant and breastfeeding women
Programme: One on one consults or tailored group talks.
Location: Clinics held at most locations in Eastern Bay
Referrals: Self referrals, Best Practice
Contact: Fiona Shepherd Fiona.Shepherd@ebpha.org.nz, Ph 07 306 2300, 021 447 312
Eastern Bay Primary Health Alliance, 5 Louvain St, Whakatāne 3120
Active Families (Sport Bay of Plenty), Bay of Plenty
Aim to support, encourage and motivate the referred child and their families to make healthier lifestyle choices through increasing physical activity levels and improving healthy eating habits.
Service is for: Children aged 4-17 years, enrolled with WBOP PHO, and where referred child
and family are willing and able to make lifestyle changes;
BMI over 95th percentile for 5-17 year olds
BMI over 98th percentile for 4 year olds (as identified at B4 School Check)
Programme: Regular family visits (monthly) for up to 6 months
Location: Anywhere in BOP DHB region, usually home visits but can meet at Sport BOP
offices in Tauranga and Whakatāne.
Referrals: Self referrals, Best Practice, GRx Active Families referral form
Contact: Tauranga: Ph 07 578 0016, Fax 07 571 8463, 406 Devonport Rd, Tauranga 3112
Whakatāne: Ph 07 308 8304, Fax 07 308 8461, 22 Commerce St, Whakatāne 3120
BOPDHB Weight Management Service
Service is for:
Te Tohu Haumanu (The Centre for Health), Tauranga
A kaupapa Māori exercise, nutrition and education programme that includes a concurrent parents programme. Child attends for exercise, a healthy meal and education. Suitable for all children with a key focus on Maori and Pacific.
Service is for: Children aged 4-18 years, and their parents/caregivers
Programme: Attend 3 days a week for 12 weeks.
Cost: Free, koha
Location: The Centre for Health, Manawa Ora Centre, 103 Third Ave, Tauranga 3110
Referrals: Self referrals, referrals from health practitioners
Contact: Ph 07 578 6624, Fax 07 281 1234, email@example.com
NextStepNZ Gym, Tauranga
Location: 14B Hocking St, Mount Maunganui
Contact: Aaron Balsom firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph 07 572 0771
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