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Te Hikuwai resources for wellbeing: Physical activity/Hauora tinana

This resource provides ideas for people wanting to start being and staying physically active to improve their wellbeing. Exercise/hauora tinana can have a positive impact on both people’s physical and mental health.

The health benefits of physical activity include improved general health and fitness, energy levels, and reduced risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and other physical health conditions.

Physical exercise and activity have positive mental health benefits too. They can reduce stress/tāmitanga, anxiety/manawāpa and depression/matapōuri, and improve mood, self-esteem, and general wellbeing/whai oranga.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is NOT a substitute for proper diagnosis, treatment or the provision of advice by an appropriate health professional.
If you are seeking diagnosis or treatment, you should consult a GP or mental health professional.

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