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

“Firstly, thanks again for a great two lessons with the children. They were excellent. They will be displayed as part of our wall display on "Food For Thought". The unit is generating lots of discussion and written follow up work.””

Barry Townrow, St Canice’s School, Westport.