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Join the fun at Island Fitness Fiesta: 17th to 30th January 2023

Tangata Atumotu Trust (TAT) has teamed up with the Christchurch City Council to make exercise accessible and fun.

Check out the TAT Facebook page for the latest on this initiative, including the schedule of FREE events.

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Active Canterbury on Facebook has the latest local events and happenings on physical activity.

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Latest research and news

Here are some snippets on the latest physical activity research or news that we found interesting.

New research says regular exercise can help slow the progression to Alzheimer's disease as well as improve the heart and brain.

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ExerciseNZ has endorsed new research which shows physical activity and good sleep work together to counter negative health effects of poor sleep.

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Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has announced how $5.7 million will be allocated to create better quality experiences for disabled tamariki and rangatahi.

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Active Canterbury Newsletter

The Active Canterbury Newsletter is produced bi-monthly and aims to keep local physical activity providers informed. It has a focus on latest physical activity research, upcoming education and training opportunities, key events and tips on how to practically apply research and industry tools.

View the latest newsletter: AC Network Newsletter November-December 2022

Access previous editions of the newsletter.