Welcome to WAVE South Canterbury

WAVE stands for "Well-being and Vitality in Education". The wording of the name illustrates the link between health and education.

WAVE is a framework for intersectoral work aimed at creating and supporting healthier environments for children and young people in South Canterbury.  [Read More]

This web site features an online reservation system for resources available to education settings participating in WAVE.


WAVE Evaluation 2018


WAVE Evaluation Report 2018

Check out the latest Evaluation Report on WAVE here.


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Read some case studies and watch the videos from some ECE and schools to see WAVE in practice here

Check out this video on how WAVE has helped and supported Rural Scholars ELC in their work with tamariki. 



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Education setting-based health promotion in New Zealand: Evaluating the wellbeing and vitality in education (WAVE) programme

It's great to see the awesome work you're doing shared with an international audience through the Health Promotion International Journal!

The link to the abstract is here.