• Gordon Irving is so passionate about ensuring children at Lincoln Heights School get a healthy start to their day that he not only mans the KickStart Breakfast club, but every Thursday he leads a walking school bus that finishes right at the dining room door. “That way they’re not only getting a nutritious breakfast, but they get a bit of exercise as well,” he says. Working as both the school caretaker and as facilitator of the KickStart Breakfast club at the decile three schoo...
  • KickStart Breakfast Club volunteers Alice Donohue and Betty Cox start their days at North New Brighton School with pinnies on and arms ready for the hugs from the children who greet them. Twice-weekly, Alice arrives at the coastal Christchurch primary school at 7.30am, puts out the handmade breakfast club sign, the milk, boxes of Weet-Bix, bowls and cutlery, and makes everything ready and welcoming for the children who arrive from 8am. Betty is there in time to help supervise the eating and then...
  • We would like to say a big thank you to all the schools that took the time to complete our KickStart Breakfast Club questionnaire back in September / October. Your involvement is essential to develop the KickStart Breakfast programme further, set long term goals andensure that we are operating a breakfast programme that best meets the needs of the school communities.  We really appreciate your opinion and would like to share some of our findings with you. If you would like to talk with us f...
  • For children to learn how to eat healthy, breakfast club is a great way to get ideas so they can enjoy healthy and tasty breakfasts at home. Weet-Bix and Anchor Mega Milk provide lasting energy to take on the day, but there are also other healthy yummy breakfasts that children can enjoy especially on the weekend or a non-breakfast club morning. Another tasty and healthy option is Anchor Mega Milk in a nutritious banana smoothie! Ingredients (enough for one big smoothie) 250ml Anchor Mega Milk &f...
  • For over 100 years New Zealander’s have been enjoying the health benefits associated with drinking milk and eating wholegrains as their first meal of the day – a winning combination which is still benefiting kiwis today. At the turn of the century Sanitarium’s original wheat biscuit, Granose, was marketed as not only as  a breakfast cereal but also as an alternative to bread. It wasn’t until the 1920s that Sanitarium started making Weet-Bix as we know it today. Just ...
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