Kai Hauora - Healthy Food – Ka Ora Ka Ako

FOOD & NUTRITION 

 
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa will provide an environment that encourages and supports healthy eating. 
We will promote ongoing awareness and education for kaimahi, akonga and the wider 
community relating to healthy food choices. 

 

WATER ONLY 

To encourage our tamariki to drink water the Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa is a water only Kura. This pertains to all Kaimahi, tamariki, Whanau that come into the Kura. 
 

DAILY FRUIT 

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa will provide seasonal fruit for all Tamariki, which will be available in all classrooms. 

 

BREAKFAST PROGRAMME 

Although we do not run a breakfast programme cereal will be available for all Tamariki. 

 

KA ORA, KA AKO LUNCH PROGRAMME 

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa will deliver the Ka Ora, Ka Ako Lunch programme which aims to reduce food insecurity by providing access to a nutritious lunch in our kura every day. Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Ngati Kahungunu o Te Wairoa: 
● will deliver an internal programme. 
● will follow the Nutrition Guidelines set out by the Ministry of Education. 
● will employ skilled and experienced kaimahi to deliver the programme that meets all the requirements set out by the Ministry of Health. 
● meet the requirements of special dietary needs of Tamariki. 
The Ka Ora, Ka Ako Lunch programme is optional for tamariki. If tamariki opt out of the Lunch Programme and provide their own lunches, the lunches are to meet the Kura Hauora Kai List below. 
This also pertains to Kaimahi and whanau of the Kura. 
If unhealthy food is brought to the Kura, the food will be kept in the office until the end of the day and will be given back to the Tamaiti.

This policy can be presented to whānau upon request