Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Michael and Henry explore ways the health of school children have been looked after in NZ
MILK IN SCHOOLS
FRUIT 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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