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Healthy school lunches

Ngā kai hauora o te wā tina ki te kura

A healthy, balanced lunch gives children everything they need to play and learn well.

Involve your child in choosing and making lunches. This will make them more likely to eat and enjoy their lunch.

Lunch box checklist

A healthy lunch box should include items from the following food groups.

For healthy and tasty lunch box ideas see the following links.

  HealthInfo recommends the following pages

On the next page: Healthy dinners for children

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Community Paediatric Dietitian, Nurse Maude. October 2016.

Page reference: 298115

Review key: HIHEC-62690