School pupils join the Zespri Young and Healthy VirtualAdventure
Updated: Nov 11
November 1 2022
Source: Stratford Press online
Nearly 200 Taranaki pupils have joined forces with New Zealand sports stars Ardie Savea,
Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Kane Williamson, and Samantha Charlton to take part in a fun
and healthy virtual adventure.
Seven Taranaki Schools - Fitzroy School, Merrilands School, Mokau School, St Joseph's
School (Waitara), TKKM o Tamarongo, Waitara East School, and Westown School - are
taking part in the Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure, aimed to teach pupils
The health and wellbeing programme takes the pupils on a virtual trip around the globe.
At the same time, they learn healthy habits such as moving their bodies, eating extra fruit
and vegetables, drinking more water, getting a good night's sleep, and reducing leisure
time spent on screens.
Fitzroy School teacher Nina Lobb says 64 pupils from the school are involved in the