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Tight budgets, time pressures leave takeaways the easy meal

Monday, 24 June 2019, 2:11 pm | A Better Start National Science Challenge

Tight budgets, time pressures and other stressors leave takeaways the easier meal choice for low-income Māori parents More >>

Social disadvantage a key prediction of child obesity rates

Monday, 17 June 2019, 9:08 am | A Better Start National Science Challenge

Differences in socioeconomic conditions are a major driver of unequal obesity rates among Māori, Pacific and European children, a new study shows. More >>

All children should be encouraged to play sport

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:22 am | A Better Start National Science Challenge

Over the past 11 years there has been a large increase in ACC claims for sports injuries in teens. Since 2008 there has been a 60 per cent increase in ACC lodged sports injuries in 10-14 year olds. ACC are concerned that children are over doing it. Is that really ... More >>

A Better Start National Science Challenge endorses Budget

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10:16 am | A Better Start National Science Challenge

“We are pleased to endorse the Prime Minister’s first Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy, which will be released later today,” says A Better Start Challenge Director, Professor Wayne Cutfield. More >>

Symposium focuses on giving our tamariki a better start

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 1:52 pm | A Better Start National Science Challenge

Better Together 2019 symposium focuses on ways to give our tamariki a better start in life More >>

 

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