APRIL 6 2016:

2016 Student Essay competition: click here for the details.


MARCH 2016:

Registration is open for the 2016 shared conference with PENZ and EONZ. For information about the conference, see:

We had five members apply for our conference funding.  Congratulations to the two successful teachers:  Rachel from Sacred Heart Girls’ College Napier and Frances from Westlake Girls’ High School, who were drawn randomly.  We look forward to your presentations at the conference.

Please join us at our AGM and ‘Blue Skies Thinking’ session at the conference, 3.30PM Tuesday 12 July, Palmerston North Boys’ High School.

About NZHEA: 

The New Zealand Health Education Association (NZHEA) is a professional non-profit organisation and incorporated society that has been supporting the teaching of Health Education in New Zealand schools for over 20 years.  The NZHEA is managed by an Executive Committee, who meet at least three times per year and is made up of elected representatives from the North and South Islands.

Vision: Quality Health Education is an integral part of young people’s learning, development and achievement.

Mission Statement: NZHEA is a community of professionals that operates with excellence, connectedness and leadership to support Health Education.


  • Learning/ako: Members provide and promote opportunities for all educators and learners to achieve in Health Education.
  • Whanaungatanga: Members collaborate with each other and other organisations to share and develop relationships.
  • Leadership/pono: Members advocate for, inspire, and empower educators and learners to support well-being.

For more information, members can access our current strategic plan here