About Us

Food for Thought is a nutrition education programme that encourages students to make healthier food and lifestyle choices.

  • Is a nutrition education teaching programme designed to assist the teaching of food and nutrition to Year 5 and 6 students.
  • Is intended for use over one school term.
  • Supports the New Zealand Health and Physical Education curriculum.
  • Allows class visits to local PAKn’SAVE, New World, Four Square, Shoprite or Write Price supermarkets.
  • Allows students to design, purchase and create a healthy shared lunch.
  • Provides a nutritionist to personally implement, coordinate and deliver parts of the Food for Thought programme.

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Random Quotes

“Thank you for teaching us about healthy food and taking us to the supermarket. Now I look out for healthy and unhealthy food and I think my class does too – we really appreciated it.”

Felicity, Papamoa School.