• In Term 4 - 2011, 511 schools officially run KickStart Breakfast clubs around the country with over 20,000 children involved. Together we have provided over 1 million breakfast bowls to children this year alone. Since the inception of the KickStart Breakfast programme (2009) we have:          - delivered over 928,000 litres of milk          - delivered over 156,000 Weet-Bix 1kg packs By the end of Term 4-2011 we will...
  • If you are one of our wonderful Breakfast Club Co-ordinators you should have received your copy of the New Zealand Women’s weekly. This is just a small appreciation of all the hard work you do for the children of your cubs.  You are there every morning and the children think you are pretty special, and so do we. Over the years, we have been fortunate to meet some of these neat people and experience the breakfast clubs first hand.  We have been blown away, inspired and humbled. So...
  • 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...
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