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Rotorua School tackling Virtual Adventure for children to learn healthy habits

November 6 2022

Source: Rotorua daily Post Online

Many local children are taking on a virtual adventure that not only helps them explore

the world, but also learn healthy habits for life. There have been 22,000 Kiwi kids, including 3381 from 122 school classes across the Bay of Plenty, join forces with celebrity heroes to participate in the 2022 Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Experience.

This health and wellbeing programme started on October 20 and is taking Kiwi tamariki

on a virtual trip around the globe, instilling healthy habits along the way.

These healthy habits include moving their bodies, eating extra fruit and vegetables,

drinking more water, getting a good night's sleep and reducing leisure time spent on


Classes taking part in the Virtual Adventure work as a team to travel across the world.

Along the way they are met by their sporting heroes and ASICS ambassadors who show

them around and share interesting facts about local history and geography, as well as

some of their pro health and wellbeing tips.

Sportspeople that feature in the programme include Ardie Save, Ameliaranne...

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