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Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 8-14 October. Healthy Nature Healthy People Co-ordinator Helen Gillespie spent time earlier this year discovering how countries around the world are enabling their people to let nature in.

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This year Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 October) comes hard on the heels of Conservation Week. Challenge your workmates to get together outdoors and let nature in to strengthen your health and wellbeing.

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Getting children outdoors with friends and family is an easy, cheap and fun way to grow healthy and happy kids. Auckland Operations Ranger Drew Divehall tells us how kids can get involved in nature. 

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What’s the link between an ancient genus of duck which can cruise below the water like a submarine and a Toyota Kiwi Guardian site? Ranger Abi Whitman explores. 

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Healthy Nature, Healthy People — the theme for this year’s Conservation Week got DOC’s Kurt Sharpe thinking about his own time spent in nature.

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It’s grey, it’s raining but these kids don’t care. They are excited to be outside, exploring and taking part in the launch of the Toyota Kiwi Guardians programme.

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This week DOC is celebrating Conservation Week with over 130 events, activities and competitions happening around the country.

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