August 2018 – up-coming University of Auckland symposium on sexuality education (Auckland, 31 October).

August 2018 – colouring competition for artwork to feature on our new website.

May 2018 – we have published a new resource for teachers: Mental health and resilience. Click here for a formal statement announcing its publication.

May 2018 – Work by our Kaiārahi is featured in the Education Gazette.

See the PLD section of our website for professional learning events in 2018.

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