Keeping active

Get ideas, inspiration and motivation on how to stay fit and active in your senior years.  It's one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and feel better.

Green Prescriptions

Find out how to become fit and active through green prescriptions - a ticket to a healthier life.

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By Kaumātua for Kaumātua

Kaumatua Kanikani woman in cowboy hat dancing

We go dancing with the kaumātua and find out about the work of an innovative Hamilton organisation which says its success is due to its 'by kaumātua for kaumātua' way of working.

Walking groups for seniors


A great way to keep fit is walking and there's no need to do it on your own.

Discover DOC's Walking Tracks

Want to get out walking?

You might want to check out some of the Department of Conservation’s great range of walking options suitable for seniors.

Keeping Fit with Parkinson's

Seniors on tricycle christmas parade

After being diagnosed with Parkinson’s – a Super Senior from Whakatane finds a fun and neat way to keep fit and healthy.

Steady As You Go

Steady As You Go is a peer-led programme with exercises classes that started in Otago. It is being extended to some other regions, so we asked some regular participants in Dunedin about their experience.