Healthy Heart Award Whānau

Whanau award

The second level of the Healthy Heart Award | Tohu Manawa Ora is Whānau. This level is a step up from Rito as we help you to build on and strengthen your healthy eating and physical activity foundations. Joining the Whānau journey will help you to:

 

Strand 1: Physical activity policy Kaupapa here whakakori tinana

  • Develop or review physical activity policies to include daily physical activity, staff role modelling and professional development.

 

Strand 2: Healthy eating policy Kaupapa here kai pai

  • Develop or review Healthy eating policies to include regular healthy eating education, staff role modelling, celebrations/events, fundraising and professional development.

 

Strand 3: Food provision He toha kai

  • Develop or review lunchbox guidelines to support your parents/whanau to provide every day and sometimes options and discourage occasional foods.

  • Develop or review a 4-week cyclical menu which meets Whānau menu criteria and display it to parents.

 

Strand 4: Healthy eating learning and teaching Te kai hauora me te whakaako

  • Provide and record learning experiences on healthy eating, including learning outcomes and staff collaboration.

 

Strand 5: Physical activity learning & teaching Tea ko me te whakaakoranga tinana

  • Provide and record learning experiences on physical activity, including learning outcomes and staff collaboration.

 

Strand 6: Collaboration Ngātahi

  • Let your parents and whānau know you are on your Healthy Heart Award journey
  • Regular promotion of healthy eating and physical activity to whānau.

 

Strand 7: Professional Development Tupu Umanga

  • Gather nutrition and physical activity resources for your team to help increase their knowledge and boost their teaching practices
  • Review or develop professional development plan to include healthy eating and physical activity

 

Need more information? View our Healthy Heart Award Criteria 

 

 

Not the right level for you ? Check out the Rito or Pā-Harakeke levels