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Healthy habits instilled

October 20 2022

Source: King Country News

KING Country schools are getting involved in an initiative designed to teach children healthy habits with the support of top sportspeople. Students from eight King Country schools are part of 22,000 nationally participating in the 2022 Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure with celebrity heroes Ardie Savea, Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Kane Williamson and

Samantha Charlton.

SILVER Fern Ameliaranne Ekenasio is

one five sports stars involved in teach-

ing Kiwi kids healthy habits.

The fifth year of the health and well-being programme starts today and takes Kiwi tamariki on a virtual trip around the globe, instilling healthy habits along the way like moving their bodies, eating extra fruit and vegetables, drinking more water, getting a good night's

sleep and reducing leisure time spent on screens. Kim Harvey, founder of the Young and

Healthy Charitable Trust and Virtual Adventure said each year provided incredible results."Teachers, parents and the kids themselves tell us they have more energy,

can focus better in class and feel better, which is all the more important as we head to the busy end-of-year sprint.

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