Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Michael and Henry explore ways the health of school children have been looked after in NZ

                 MILK IN SCHOOLS



  • Introduced in 1930's
  • Free milk was given to NZ school children from 1937
  • 80% of school children got milk every day
  • The Labour government wanted to improve the health and welfare of young New Zealanders and use up surplus milk.
  • Milk in schools lasted till 1967

  • Introduced in 2006
  • They knew that if you ate healthy it meant you have a healthy mind for learning.
  • They brought fruit to our schools because less children were eating healthy.
  • FIS meant less doctors visits
  • FIS promoted a healthy lifestyle. They wanted all children to have healthy minds and healthy bodies.

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