Iron Awareness Week, 1-7 May
This week aims to raise awareness of the importance of dietary iron, how to recognise the signs of low iron and what you can do about it. Read more at ironweek.co.nz.
Jennian Homes Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk, 14 May
Held in 23 locations nationwide, the event supports the Heart Foundation’s ‘For Women’ campaign, empowering women to take charge of their heart health. See more at jennianmothersday.com
Coeliac Awareness Week, 15-21 May
Coeliac New Zealand encourages the public, the food industry, medical professionals and educators to ‘consider coeliac disease’ – the theme of this year’s awareness campaign. To reduce the possibility of long-term damage or the development of other conditions, the organisation encourages those who suspect they may have coeliac disease to get tested.
Pink Ribbon Breakfast, May
The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation’s annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast fundraiser raises money for valuable breast cancer research.
Sign up to host a breakfast at: pinkribbonbreakfast.co.nz.