Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service

Tap Into Water

Tap Into Water is a Nelson Marlborough Health initiative based on the simple yet powerful fact that water is the best drink available.

Join the Healthy Sales Initiative

Nelson Marlborough Health is encouraging shops near schools to sell sugary and artificially sweetened drinks to voluntarily NOT sell them to students between 7am-3pm on school days. By joining, retailers are making a commitment to create healthy drink environments for our kids and supporting better learning outcomes.

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Education providers

The Tap into Water team works with education providers across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions to promote drinking water for healthy minds and bodies.

Work places

The Tap into Water team works with business across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions to promote drinking water for healthier staff.

Sport and recreation

The Tap into Water team works with sport and recreational providers across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions to promote drinking water for healthier, better-hydrated sports minded people.
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Join the Sweet Enough Water Only campaign

Nelson Marlborough Health is encouraging schools and sport organisations to join the Sweet Enough Water Only programme and adopt water and plain milk only guidelines.

By joining, they are making a commitment to create healthy drink environments for our kids.

 

Find out more about the Sweet Enough Water initiative.

 

 

Rob Beaglehole talks about why schools and organisations should be 'water only'

Nelson Marlborough Health Principal Dental Officer Rob Beaglehole talks about why schools and organisations should be 'water-only' rather than providing or promoting sugary drinks.

School principal Susan Dunlop talks about how removing sugary fizzy drinks

Yendarra School Principal Susan Dunlop talks about the detrimental effects of sugary and fizzy drinks on children's health and wellbeing and how the school decided to become water-only.

Contact

Contact If you would like contact the Nelson Marlborough Health Oral Health team email [email protected]