• Based on recent media focus on “hungry kids”, we thought we’d provide you with an update on how the programme is set up, why its run this way and our recent school stats. In today’s fast paced society nutrition can sometimes be compromised due to our lifestyles. Fonterra and Sanitarium’s core business supports health and wellbeing and with KickStart Breakfast nutrition is fundamental. KickStart Breakfast began as a milk in schools trial by Fonterra in 2008 and was t...
  • Welcome to the 56 new schools that have joined us for Term 3-2011. We would like to thank you all for completing the enrolment process and taking the time to put a breakfast club into action that we know your students will enjoy. Also a special welcome to the 50 schools that have joined us from the Red Cross Breakfast in schools programme. As many of you might be aware the Red Cross Breakfast in schools programme unfortunately came to a close at the end of Term 2-2011. The programme support...
  • The below article is a great example of how one of our KickStart Breakfast schools is taking real ownership of their breakfast club and providing more variety for their students. The story by Jill Cleave was run by the Hauraki Herald on 24 June 2011. Garage sale rewards to fill hungry tummies Waihi East School is the place to find garage sale bargains tomorrow and also to help children get their school day off to the proper start. The school is holding a garage sale, with the money raised going ...
  • Thank you to everyone who recently took part in our KickStart Breakfast “Cash for Clubs” competition.  We received a huge amount of applications with each and every one deserving to win the cash. The ideas generated on how the money was going to be spent on your KickStart Breakfast Clubs were incredible and ranged from purchasing fruit tree seedlings and preserving jars to water-coolers and kitchen appliances. Based on the uniqueness of your idea(s) and the benefits this will br...
  • KickStart Breakfast the school breakfast programme, run by Fonterra and Sanitarium, has today celebrated serving its two millionth breakfast for Kiwi children on World Milk Day, 1 June 2011. To mark the occasion rookie chef and leading New Zealand rugby player, Richard Kahui, and popular children’s TV host, Erin Simpson, joined the kids of Auckland’s Panama Road School for a special celebration breakfast. The school was one of the founding KickStart Breakfast Clubs in the progra...
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