Who We Are

We are a small team supported by pilot funding from ACC and logistical support from the Mental health foundation of New Zealand.

Meet the Team

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Rafael Caso

Meet Rafael Caso, our dynamic Program Lead. With his extensive background as a Health & Safety Manager and Civil Works Project Manager, Rafael brings practical expertise and a genuine passion for fostering a healthy work environment. He's all about building strong connections and inspiring tradies to prioritise their mental and physical well-being. Beyond his professional pursuits, he's a devoted family man, navigating the joys and challenges of parenthood with his teenage kids. And when it comes to staying fit, he hits the gym with enthusiasm, training alongside his children. Rafael truly embodies the values of a healthy lifestyle, both at work and at home.

Prof Grant Schofield

Grant is the Professor of Public Health at Auckland University of Technology and the Director of the university’s Human Potential Centre. With unwavering passion, he revolutionises well-being on a large scale. Grant's expertise spans psychology, behavior change, and mental health. He has made significant contributions as NZ Advisor for Movember, a founding board member for the Health Promotion Agency, and Chief Health Advisor for the Ministry of Education. Additionally, he serves as the Chief Science Officer for Prekure, training health coaches in Australia and New Zealand.

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Hugh Norris

Hugh has extensive experience in managing mental health services and developing programs for mental well-being, From preventing mental illness to promoting mental well-being, he has held senior management roles across public health, hospitals, and community services. As an independent consultant for workplace well-being programs, Hugh continues to make a significant impact. His expertise also extends to advising the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand on well-being science and policy. At a personal level, Hugh loves adventuring in the outdoors and keeping a strong focus on mental and physical fitness.

Who we work with

We believe mental health is like physical health. It can leave us feeling well, unwell or somewhere in the middle. The Live Well Build Well approach to improving mental health is positive and proactive. We work with leading industry partners in the health and well being sector.

WHAT I CAN CONTROL.


1. HOW I SPEAK TO MYSELF.

2. MY PERSONAL BOUNDARIES.

3. HOW I REACT.

4. WHO I LISTEN TO AND WHAT I WATCH.

5. MY DIET AND HOW MUCH I MOVE.

6. HOW I CHOOSE TO SPEND MY VALUABLE FREE TIME.

WHAT I CAN CONTROL.


1. HOW I SPEAK TO MYSELF.

2. MY PERSONAL BOUNDARIES.

3. HOW I REACT.

4. WHO I LISTEN TO AND WHAT I WATCH.

5. MY DIET AND HOW MUCH I MOVE.

6. HOW I CHOOSE TO SPEND MY VALUABLE FREE TIME.
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Join @breakfaston1 TVNZ Reporter Daniel Faitau as Mark Ross from @unit2gonz walks him through the exceptional tiny home that we have to auction displayed @fieldaysnz in support of Live Well Build Well. 

The extended full version interview is available on our YouTube channel, linked up in bio. 

Keen to bid on this amazing tiny home which has been created with passion and purpose by an incredible team of suppliers? 

Click on the Trade Me auction link in bio. 

If you're at Fieldays, then pop along and check it out for yourself. 

Thanks you so much @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

#lwbw #tinyhome #unit2go #fieldays

Join @breakfaston1 TVNZ Reporter Daniel Faitau as Mark Ross from @unit2gonz walks him through the exceptional tiny home that we have to auction displayed @fieldaysnz in support of Live Well Build Well.

The extended full version interview is available on our YouTube channel, linked up in bio.

Keen to bid on this amazing tiny home which has been created with passion and purpose by an incredible team of suppliers?

Click on the Trade Me auction link in bio.

If you`re at Fieldays, then pop along and check it out for yourself.

Thanks you so much @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

#lwbw #tinyhome #unit2go #fieldays
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In case you missed the @breakfaston1 this morning, here is TVNZ reporter Daniel Faitaua chatting with Rafael Caso @fieldaysnz about the important work that Live Well Build Well does. 

We will share snippets of the interview here on the gram, but you can check out our Youtube Channel for the full extended version. 

We will link it up in bio!

We cannot thank our incredible supporting partners enough for their generosity and for making this all possible. 

You are absolute gold!

Thanks you so much @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

Please share far and wide with your networks and friends. 

Let's raise as much awareness and funds as we can so we here at Live Well Build Well can develop and bring to life so many awesome initiatives that we have to support hard working Kiwi tradies.

#lwbw #tinyhome #unit2go #fieldays

In case you missed the @breakfaston1 this morning, here is TVNZ reporter Daniel Faitaua chatting with Rafael Caso @fieldaysnz about the important work that Live Well Build Well does.

We will share snippets of the interview here on the gram, but you can check out our Youtube Channel for the full extended version.

We will link it up in bio!

We cannot thank our incredible supporting partners enough for their generosity and for making this all possible.

You are absolute gold!

Thanks you so much @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

Please share far and wide with your networks and friends.

Let`s raise as much awareness and funds as we can so we here at Live Well Build Well can develop and bring to life so many awesome initiatives that we have to support hard working Kiwi tradies.

#lwbw #tinyhome #unit2go #fieldays
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Heading along to @fieldaysnz this week? 

Be sure to check out the @unit2gonz  tiny home. The tiny home is a brand new, fully furnished 55-square-metre transportable unit comprising two bedrooms, an office, a bathroom, as well as a kitchen and lounge. 

The home will be on display at Fieldays from June 12-15. 

We’re thrilled to have the support of Unit2Go who have worked with a whole bunch of amazing suppliers to create this fantastic unit to be auctioned on our behalf. 

Tradies typically work really hard in an industry which has ups and downs so they can be dealing with a lot of uncertainty. At Live Well Build Well, we’re here to help with a programme designed to grow mental fitness and resilience in this community. 

The work we’re doing has been really well received and we’re thrilled to be auctioning off this tiny home which will allow us to help even more hardworking Kiwi tradies.

Heading along to @fieldaysnz this week?

Be sure to check out the @unit2gonz tiny home. The tiny home is a brand new, fully furnished 55-square-metre transportable unit comprising two bedrooms, an office, a bathroom, as well as a kitchen and lounge.

The home will be on display at Fieldays from June 12-15.

We’re thrilled to have the support of Unit2Go who have worked with a whole bunch of amazing suppliers to create this fantastic unit to be auctioned on our behalf.

Tradies typically work really hard in an industry which has ups and downs so they can be dealing with a lot of uncertainty. At Live Well Build Well, we’re here to help with a programme designed to grow mental fitness and resilience in this community.

The work we’re doing has been really well received and we’re thrilled to be auctioning off this tiny home which will allow us to help even more hardworking Kiwi tradies.
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The auction is officially live! 

Don’t miss your chance to own this 55-square-metre Unit2Go transportable home, where modern convenience meets affordability, valued at over $200,000! 

Place your bid today and invest in more than just a home—support the mental fitness and wellbeing of NZ tradies with every dollar raised. Let’s make a difference together! 

For more details visit our website.

Ready to place a bid? Visit Trade Me Unit2Go Auction Link in Bio

Auction closes June 16th

Excuse us here in the background while we contain our excitement 😁

#AuctionLive #LWBW #Unit2GoHome #CharityAuction #TradeMe

The auction is officially live!

Don’t miss your chance to own this 55-square-metre Unit2Go transportable home, where modern convenience meets affordability, valued at over $200,000!

Place your bid today and invest in more than just a home—support the mental fitness and wellbeing of NZ tradies with every dollar raised. Let’s make a difference together!

For more details visit our website.

Ready to place a bid? Visit Trade Me Unit2Go Auction Link in Bio

Auction closes June 16th

Excuse us here in the background while we contain our excitement 😁

#AuctionLive #LWBW #Unit2GoHome #CharityAuction #TradeMe
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The countdown is on! 

Tomorrow marks the start of our incredible $1 reserve auction for a state-of-the-art Tiny Home by @unit2gonz 

All proceeds will go to support Live Well Build Well programmes which help the mental fitness and wellbeing of our NZ tradies. 

This fully furnished home, valued over $200,000, could be yours while you contribute to a super worthwhile cause.

Ready to make a massive impact? 

Stay tuned to place your bid via TradeMe Property Residential Listing #4711441739
@trademe_property 

More information and details on our socials so be sure to follow for updates. 

Massive thanks to all our supporting partners. Without them this epic charity auction would not be possible  @unit2gonz  @thomsons.itm  @cabjaks_ltd  iBuilt Engineered Wood products, @franklins_nz  @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep  @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited @aaltopaint Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings  @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

#LWBW #SupportTradies #TinyHomeBigHeart #Unit2Go

The countdown is on!

Tomorrow marks the start of our incredible $1 reserve auction for a state-of-the-art Tiny Home by @unit2gonz

All proceeds will go to support Live Well Build Well programmes which help the mental fitness and wellbeing of our NZ tradies.

This fully furnished home, valued over $200,000, could be yours while you contribute to a super worthwhile cause.

Ready to make a massive impact?

Stay tuned to place your bid via TradeMe Property Residential Listing #4711441739
@trademe_property

More information and details on our socials so be sure to follow for updates.

Massive thanks to all our supporting partners. Without them this epic charity auction would not be possible @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt Engineered Wood products, @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited @aaltopaint Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

#LWBW #SupportTradies #TinyHomeBigHeart #Unit2Go
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DREAM BIG, LIVE SMALL!

Tiny Home to be Auctioned in support of Live Well Build Well! 

Get ready to make a giant leap for your lifestyle with our $1 reserve charity auction for a luxurious @unit2gonz Limited home! 

All proceeds go towards supporting the initiatives of Live Well, Build Well, and our mission to enhance mental fitness for our hardworking NZ tradies. 

Starting at just a dollar, we need your help and support to drive the bids sky-high—every dollar raised supports Live Well, Build Well in enhancing mental wellness for our hardworking tradies. 

Your dream home is just a bid away! Thanks to the incredible support of our generous partners @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt Engineered Wood products, @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited @aaltopaint Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

The tiny home is a brand new, fully furnished 55-square-metre transportable unit comprising two bedrooms, an office, a bathroom, as well as a kitchen and lounge. It has a total retail value of more than $200,000 NZD. 

You do not want to miss out on the chance to bid on this.

The home will be on display at Fieldays from June 12-15.

The auction link is available in bio!

Auction closes on Sunday, June 16th. 

Note, the auction is currently listed under property but will be moved to $1 reserve on June 6th.

Place your bids at @trademe_nz when it goes live on Thursday, June 6th, and help us make a monumental impact! 

And if you can't bid, then please share this far and wide. Your support is so appreciated.

Massive thanks to all the partners who have made this possible. We are so so grateful. Thank you so so much. 

#homesweethomee #LWBW #Unit2Go #fieldday2024 #tinyhome

DREAM BIG, LIVE SMALL!

Tiny Home to be Auctioned in support of Live Well Build Well!

Get ready to make a giant leap for your lifestyle with our $1 reserve charity auction for a luxurious @unit2gonz Limited home!

All proceeds go towards supporting the initiatives of Live Well, Build Well, and our mission to enhance mental fitness for our hardworking NZ tradies.

Starting at just a dollar, we need your help and support to drive the bids sky-high—every dollar raised supports Live Well, Build Well in enhancing mental wellness for our hardworking tradies.

Your dream home is just a bid away! Thanks to the incredible support of our generous partners @unit2gonz @thomsons.itm @cabjaks_ltd iBuilt Engineered Wood products, @franklins_nz @bedbathandbeyond.nz @comfi_sleep @snugfit_insulation @csr_limited @aaltopaint Counties Aluminium @nzblindsandawnings @flooringdirectnz @tilewarehousenz Sifco Fastening Solutions

The tiny home is a brand new, fully furnished 55-square-metre transportable unit comprising two bedrooms, an office, a bathroom, as well as a kitchen and lounge. It has a total retail value of more than $200,000 NZD.

You do not want to miss out on the chance to bid on this.

The home will be on display at Fieldays from June 12-15.

The auction link is available in bio!

Auction closes on Sunday, June 16th.

Note, the auction is currently listed under property but will be moved to $1 reserve on June 6th.

Place your bids at @trademe_nz when it goes live on Thursday, June 6th, and help us make a monumental impact!

And if you can`t bid, then please share this far and wide. Your support is so appreciated.

Massive thanks to all the partners who have made this possible. We are so so grateful. Thank you so so much.

#homesweethomee #LWBW #Unit2Go #fieldday2024 #tinyhome
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Our aim is to start conversations about health and wellbeing that might not otherwise happen. We just need to give people in our industry the confidence to start sharing and discussing these ideas. Our aim is to start a social movement of like-minded people who take on these ideas.
Rafael Caseo
Project Lead

Incredible $1 Reserve Charity Auction for a state-of-the-art Tiny Home by Unit2Go Limited. View at Fieldays June 12-15. Auction closes June 16th.

All proceeds will go to support Live Well Build Well programmes which help the mental fitness and wellbeing of our NZ tradies.