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A range of posters, table talkers, infographics and stickers developed by the Health Promotion Agency to promote water as the best choice.
Tags: Drinks, Poster, Resources, Schools, Water
These Sport NZ brochures provide a variety of fun activities to get under fives moving and developing fundamental movement skills. These are also available in te reo Māori.
Tags: Early Childhood, Māori
This toolkit from Greater Wellington Regional Council is packed with ‘how to’ guides for safe and active travel initiatives in your school community (2016).
Tags: Cycling, Walking
The Health Promotion Agency have developed a range of banners for newsletters and social media that promote drinking water, eating breakfast and healthy snacks.
Tags: Breakfast, Snacks, Social Marketing, Water
The Ministry of Education has developed resources in consultation with the Ministry of Health to assist schools and early childhood education services in promoting healthy lifestyles.
Tags: Early Childhood, Schools, Water
A Counties Manukau DHB guideline in best practice for establishing breakfast clubs in schools.
Tags: Breakfast, Guideline, Schools
The Bike On New Zealand Charitable Trust are helping schools implement the Bikes in Schools package. They aim to help more New Zealanders to experience the many joys and benefits of riding a bike (2015).
Tags: Cycling, Schools
The Canteen Network was developed in Canterbury to support canteens trying to make healthy changes to their menus (2012).
Tags: Menu Planning, Schools
A catering guide for early childhood education service menus by Fuelled4Life.
Tags: Early Childhood, Menu Planning
A catering guide for school canteens by Fuelled4Life.
Tags: Menu Planning, Schools
A better way to host a sausage sizzle fundraiser
Tags: Early Childhood, Fundraising, Schools, Sports Clubs
A vegetables.co.nz report on cooking literacy and the role of the school curriculum (2016).
Tags: Cooking Skills, Curriculum, Schools
Education Review Office ( ERO): Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in NZ Schools and Early Learni…
ERO effective practice report” Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in NZ Schools and Early Learning Services”. ERO found that most schools and services were doing a good job of equipping young people with the kno…
Tags: Early Childhood, Schools, Youth
These guidelines support healthy eating environments in early childhood education services and schools. They are produced by the Ministry of Education and are supported by the Ministry of Health.
Tags: Early Childhood, Schools
Packaging healthier food items in a more attractive way for school canteens. We understand that you are time poor and students are after food items that are less messy, easy to carry and that they are able to eat o…
Tags: Menu Planning, Resources, Schools
The Garden to Table programme is designed to change the way children approach and think about food (2014).
Tags: Fruit & Vegetables, Gardening, Schools
The Heart Foundation has a wonderful resource providing helpful tips on healthy fundraising ideas for schools. These are great alternatives to less healthy options. While this resource is made for schools it is al…
Tags: Fundraising, Resources, Schools, Sports Clubs
This report is part of the Growing Up in New Zealand longitudinal study and was prepared by the University of Auckland. It focuses on the children from the study as they get ready to start school. The biggest shift…
Tags: Early Childhood, childhood
This guide developed by the Health Promotion Agency gives practical ideas to help your school become a water and plain milk only school.
Tags: Drinks, Schools, Water
This resource from Bay of Plenty DHB provides a range of tips for running community based cooking skills workshops.
Tags: Cooking Skills
This guide by Canterbury DHB gives information, sample policies and tips for running healthy events, fundraising and school canteens.
Tags: Fundraising, Schools
These factsheets are regularly produced by Community and Public Health staff on a variety of topics for parents and teachers with primary school children.
Tags: Breakfast, Schools, Snacks
These factsheets are regularly produced by Community and Public Health staff and give information and healthy tips for students, parents and teachers.
Tags: Schools, Snacks, Youth
Kids’ Choice is a menu endorsement programme run by the Heart Foundation for food services that offer healthier choices to children. Recipes on children’s menus that meet our criteria will be eligible to have the…
Tags: Cooking Skills, Early Childhood, Menu Planning, Youth, childhood
Vegetables.co.nz and the Heart Foundation recently partnered with the Massey University Dietetic programme, to investigate the current food programmes being run in New Zealand schools. The purpose of this study was…
Tags: Cooking Skills, Families, Fruit & Vegetables, Schools, Snacks
This resource from the Heart Foundation gives a range of tips and ideas for a healthy lunchbox. Its available in a range of languages.
Tags: Asian, Māori, Pacific, Schools
The Heart Foundation have developed a range of newsletter snippets.
Tags: Early Childhood, Poster, Snacks, Water
A range of Health Promotion Agency resources that promote drinking water, eating breakfast and healthy snacks for schools.
Tags: Breakfast, Resources, Schools, Snacks, Water
Community and Public Health have developed a range of nutrition tips to include in school newsletters.
The Sport NZ Physical Literacy Approach document takes a holistic view of the participant that considers their physical; social and emotional; cognitive; and spiritual needs.
Use this Player of the Day certificate by HPA to acknowledge excellence in junior sports.
Tags: Schools, Water
This sample school nutrition policy has been developed by the Heart Foundation.
Tags: Policy, Schools
This literature review by Community and Public Health investigated the outcomes of free school breakfast provision to adolescents (aged 11-18) (2014).
Tags: Breakfast, Schools, Youth
This infographic poster by the Health Promotion Agency shows the amount of sugar in drinks commonly consumed by school-aged children.
Tags: Drinks, Poster, Schools, Sugar
This work from CEDAR describes seasonal variation in physical activity, exploring related behaviours, and investigating strategies to help children maintain their activity all year round (2016).
Tags: Early Childhood, Youth
This research examined 1271 school age children from Santiago Metropolitan Region and looked at the association between the engagement in regular physical activity and the academic performance. The findings support…
Tags: Schools, academic, physical activity