Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa
Greetings, Greetings, Greetings to you all

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
― Phil Jackson

Don’t change so that people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.

Waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa
Let us keep close together not far apart  - Maori proverb

If we wait for the moment, when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin

- Ivan Turgenev

You are in charge of how you feel. Today, choose happiness.

All things are difficult before they are easy - Thomas Fuller



Our vision - Moemoeā

People realising their potential and engaged in healthy relationships at work, home and communities in Aotearoa New Zealand

Our mission and role - Whakatahanga

Vitae sees its role in helping to achieve this vision as working in partnership to build wellbeing in people's workplaces, family/whānau and communities

Our values - Ngā Uara

The values and behaviours that Vitae seeks to embody in its work and encourage in those it works with are:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Responsiveness


  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Empowerment
  • Compassion


Click here for more about Vitae


Mā te rongo, ka mōhio, Mā te mōhio, ka mārama, Mā te mārama, ka mātau, Mā te mātau, ka ora.

Through resonance comes awareness, through awareness comes understanding, through understanding comes knowledge, through knowledge comes life and well-being.

[Maori proverb included in Lt Gen Right Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae's last Waitangi Day address]



Entries are now open for the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards

Have you undertaken a successful health and safety initiative in the last year?
Do you have a standout H&S professional, H&S rep or executive leader?
Do you want to demonstrate that health & safety is a core value in your organisation?

Presented by Safeguard in association with WorkSafe New Zealand, these awards are New Zealand’s only nationwide all-sector health and safety awards. They are easy to enter, and entry is free.

With 12 categories covering individual and organisational achievement, the awards are fantastic opportunity to shine a light on good practice.

The winners will be announced at a Gala dinner and Awards ceremony on 25 May 2016 in Auckland, which is the first day of the Safeguard National Health and Safety Conference.

Entries close 4 April.

Click here to visit the awards website or click here to download an entry pack


Winners of the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2015