To improve tamariki wellbeing

Healthy Active Learning is a joint government initiative between Sport New Zealand and the Ministries of Health and Education to improve the wellbeing of tamariki through healthy eating, drinking and quality physical activity.

Driven by a $47m Government commitment to the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy.

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What we're working towards

The initiative involves co-design of local curriculum to improve tamariki wellbeing. Healthy Active Learning schools and kura have access to:

  • A skilled workforce who will collaboratively support schools and kura to create healthy and active learning environments, and better connection to communities.
  • Toolkits to create healthy food and drink environments.
  • Resources to support quality delivery of the Health and Physical Education and Hauora curriculum.


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The origin of Healthy Active Learning

Healthy Active Learning evolved from the pilot project, which was informed by the School Sport Futures Project.




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