Kia Ākina

Working towards lifelong recovery from obesity

Key Partnerships

Kia Ākina has partnered with Appetite  for Life to enable members of Kia Ākina to access the six week Appetite for Life weight management and healthy lifestyle programme.  These courses are delivered in small groups of up to 15 participants focusing on healthy eating.  To find out more about Appetite for Life click here.  To find out how Kia Ākina members can get involved with one of these courses contact info@kiaakina.nz.


WELOVEFASTING is a group being set up by Prof Doug Sellman to support people undertaking fasting as an additional strategy in recovering from obesity.

If you would like more information about WELOVEFASTING, or to request the booklet “A Brief Guide to Fasting for Health” email Doug at: doug.sellman@otago.ac.nz