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Choose kids: Why investing in children benefits all New Zealanders

Why investing in children benefits all New Zealanders

September 2014

New Zealand needs every single child to thrive in order to support a future of high productivity, innovation, economic growth and improved social cohesion. Currently we have a significant proportion of children who are not getting what they need to thrive. This paper outlines why we will all benefit if we invest better in children so they can succeed.

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foodinschools

Guidelines for food in schools programmes

Full guidelines

February 2014

Practical guide for schools wanting to improve an existing food in schools programme, or implement a new one. Includes advice on where to start, how to get parents involved and templates for getting the views of children and young people.

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quickguide

Guidelines for food in schools programmes

A quick guide

February 2014

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Evidence for Action: Solutions to Child Poverty in New Zealand

Think your school needs a food programme?

We have developed guidelines for schools wanting to improve an existing food in schools programme or begin a new one. The guidelines include tips on how to get started, how to incorporate the programme into the curriculum and how to get the community/parents on board.

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