Physical activity & Nutrition

There are resources here that you can view, use, borrow or buy.
Follow the links.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay takes great care to see to it that material accessible from this site is of value to educators and represents "best practice" in terms of unbiased and well-informed content.

However, Te Whatu Ora, Te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay cannot be responsible for material which is posted onto other websites which are linked to this one. If you are concerned that material here is inappropriate for whatever reason, please use the "submit a revision" button to let us know.

share care

Share Care

Nutrition , Healthy eating, Video, animation, Healthy weight, Websites - Updated

Diet & Nutrition Q & As, videos, links etc.  Also other related topics.

Good Food Display NCI Visuals Online

Science Learning Hub Energy for Exercise

Nutrition , Healthy eating, Adolescent, Digestive System, Senior Primary, Activity - Updated

The Science Learning Hub shows how food eaten is used to fuel our bodies to do everyday tasks.

you tube 2

Science - How food is digested - 3D animation - English

Healthy eating, Digestive System, Junior Primary, Senior Primary - Updated

BodhaGuru Learning proudly presents a 3D animated musical video in English which explains how food is digested in human body. It shows how food passes through the digestive tract and how enzyme woks on the food to convert complex food into simpler substances.


Science - Bones and Muscles

Junior Primary, Senior Primary, Video, animation, Muscles and Bones - Updated

A brief and simple description of the coordinated movement of bones and muscles

school kit

School Kit

Adolescent, Curriculum Development, Junior Primary, Senior Primary, Worksheets, Websites - Updated

FREE downloadable teacher resources designed for Kiwi kids in Kiwi schools. 


Every School Kit teacher resource is divided into three parts - Find, Apply, Produce.  We developed our model in an effort to provide teachers with innovative teaching ideas that were robustly integrated with opportunities for authentic use of online sources for learning.

NHF fuelled 4 life canteen menus

Sample school canteen menus

Healthy school environment, Healthy eating, Adolescent, Senior Primary - Updated

From the National Heart Foundation


Reading the Nutrition Labels

Nutrition , Healthy eating, Adolescent, Curriculum Development, Senior Primary, Worksheets - Updated

Worksheet to investigate "per serve" and "per 100g".  Maths activity


Rangatahi tu Rangatira

Healthy school environment, Junior Primary, Senior Primary, Websites, Activity, Te Ao Maori - Updated

Rangatahi Tu Rangatira recognises there are many things that affect people's wellness.

We promote a holistic approach to mauri ora offering information and support.


Protein Calculator

Nutrition , Senior Primary - Updated

Calculate your daily protein needs and see how the amount of protein we need depends on age and activity levels.

Pacifika flavours cookbook

Pasifika Tastes Cookbook

Recipes, Healthy eating, Healthy school environment, Adolescent, Pasifika, Senior Primary - Updated

A collection of mouth-watering recipes from the Pacific Islands. Pasifika Tastes is a selection of traditional recipes that have been given a healthy spin as well as modern and everyday recipes that will suit the whole family. From the National Heart Foundation. Free for first 25 (then $1.00 per unit)


NHF weblink PIHB

Pacific Islands Heartbeat Programme website

Healthy eating, Pasifika, Healthy weight, Websites, Activity - Updated

The Pacific Islands Heartbeat (PIHB) Programme is a community health promotion initiative the Heart Foundation established in 1991, with the primary objective to make a difference to the health of Pacific people.


NZ Dental Association - Your Oral Health

Healthy school environment, Healthy eating, Adolescent, Curriculum Development, Junior Primary, Senior Primary, Websites, Oral Health - Updated

Good oral health is vital for your general health and well-being. Poor oral health and pain and sufferings in the mouth can have a significant impact on quality of life. In this section you can find information on common dental problems, treatments and oral health care for all age groups.


Nutrition resources for schools

Nutrition , Healthy school environment, Healthy eating, Junior Primary, Senior Primary - Updated

Free resources that promote drinking water, eating breakfast and healthy snacks