Ripple effect as West Auckland schools choose water as first choice
Water only policies in schools are on the rise and it’s the students leading the ‘water as the bes...
Rise in obesity rates in school children reverses promising preschool trend
Auckland’s level of obesity in under-fives has continued to fall for the third year in a row but new...
Healthy changes pay off in the classroom
There’s plenty of research to show that eating well and being active at school has a positive impact...
Schools challenged to go water-only by 2016
The Ministries of Education and Health are joining forces to encourage schools to become water-only.
Otara primary school finds sugar free an easy win
Principal Susan Dunlop has seen massive dividends in behaviour, learning and school harmony and parents quickly get behind the healthy policy.
Biking at school builds fitness at Onepoto
Decile one Onepoto primary students have discovered the thrill of bike jumps and tricks with the donation of bikes and a track at the school.