Northern Breastfeeding Network
The Northern Breastfeeding Network is coordinated by Women’s Health Action and is made up of a multi-sectorial group of individuals and representatives from different organisations who share a common interest in improving maternal and child health with a focus on breastfeeding protection, promotion and support.The network now has 94 members from the Waikato, wider Auckland region and Northland. It aims to strengthen collaboration, effective information sharing and strategic direction for breastfeeding action in the Northern Region.Meetings: Face-to-face meetings occur monthly in Auckland on the first Wednesday. For the Northern Breastfeeding Network Terms of Reference click here »
To link to this network contact Isis at email@example.com or call 09 520 5295
Breastfeeding Advocacy Coalition Of Kirikiriroa (B.A.C.K)
BACK is coordinated by Te Rūnanga Ō Kirikiriroa and the Waikato District Health Board.
Taranaki Breastfeeding/ Whāngai U Coalition
The Taranaki Breastfeeding / Whāngai U Coalition encourages the promotion and full duration of breastfeeding in Taranaki communities, in line with Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation recommendations, through networking, coordinating resources, sharing knowledge and collaborative action.Meetings:Meetings are held every 2nd month and will usually last for one and a half hours. Meetings will be held more frequently, eg: monthly, when specific projects and/or events are being planned. Meetings are chaired by Mama Pepe Hauora (MPH) Programme Coordinator at Tui Ora. Venues decided at each meeting for the next one.To link in with this network please contact the MPH Programme Coordinator at Tui Ora, phone (06) 7594064 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Breastfeeding Wairarapa’s aim is to promote, increase and maintain high breastfeeding rates for all and encourage greater public awareness and community engagement in supporting families to breastfeed for at least six months. This local network consists of representatives from Regional Public Health, Wairarapa DHB Maternity Services, Plunket, Whaiora, Parents Centre and an LMC. The group also organises the Big Latch On, Breast Friends mum-to-mum community breastfeeding drop-in centre and other health promotion initiatives.
Wellington Breastfeeding Network
The Wellington Breastfeeding Network group consists of health workers, Peer Counsellors and representatives from different organisations working to support breastfeeding in the Wellington region. The meetings provide an opportunity for networking and to share information and resources.
We meet every 2nd month at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua. Meetings are coordinated by the CCDHB Community Breastfeeding Coordinator.To link with this network please contact Sandy on email@example.com
Marlborough Breastfeeding Network
The Marlborough Breastfeeding Network is currently coordinated by Lactation consultants, Liz Nash and Jackie Martin.
The group meets quarterly prior to the Tamarki Ora Steering Group meetings. To link in with this network please contact Liz Nash on firstname.lastname@example.org
Nelson Bays Breastfeeding Network
This group is currently restructuring and networks as required. For more information contact Liz Nash on email@example.com
Canterbury Breastfeeding Network
The Canterbury Breastfeeding Network (CBN) is coordinated by the Canterbury Breastfeeding Advocacy Service. It is made up of a group of individuals and representatives from different organisations who share a common interest in breastfeeding protection, promotion and support.
The meetings are held every six weeks, around lunchtime, to make it possible for more members to attend. For more information see www.cbnet.org.nz » To link in with this network email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 03 3445062
Central Otago & Wakatipu Breastfeeding Network
The Central Otago & Wakatipu Breastfeeding Network is coordinated by WellSouth Primary Health Network. The group includes people who share a common interest in breastfeeding protection, promotion and support.Members include representatives from Plunket, Peer Supporters, Lactation consultants, Midwives.
The group meets quarterly in Cromwell.For more information contact Jo O’Connor email@example.com
Southland Breastfeeding Advocacy Group
The Southland Breastfeeding Advocacy Group is coordinated by Public Health South and Wellsouth Primary Health Network.
The group meets bimonthly currently in Invercargill. To link in with this network please contact Bridget Rodgers at Bridget.Rodgers@wellsouth.org.nz