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The Brand Backing Health and Wellbeing of all New Zealanders

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 8:31 am | 5 Plus A Day

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Five Ways with Strawberries Through Spring and Summer

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 2:11 pm | 5 Plus A Day

AUCKLAND, Wednesday 16th October 2019: The taste of summer is finally here with plump New Zealand-grown strawberries now on sale and plenty of ways to enjoy eating them throughout the day. More >>

Seasonal Produce Provides Affordable Winter Wellness

Monday, 28 May 2018, 1:12 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Seasonal Produce Provides Affordable Winter Wellness AUCKLAND; Monday 28th May 2018: Winter feels like it is well and truly here, and seasonal fruit and vegetables play a vital role in boosting immunity and fighting off unwanted ills and chills. Niki ... More >>

5+ A Day Concerned for Public Wellbeing

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 3:17 pm | 5 Plus A Day

AUCKLAND, 31 August 2017 : Recent media reports suggesting consumers require less than five portions of fruit and vegetables each day are misleading, creating confusion with consumers and are not in the interest of public wellbeing says the organisation ... More >>

Simple seasonal soups for winter

Monday, 3 July 2017, 12:54 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Nothing beats a bowl of warm homemade soup to bring comfort during the cooler weather. More >>

Seasonal fruit packed with natural goodness

Tuesday, 6 June 2017, 12:14 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Eating fresh fruit is a natural, easy way to boost wellness during winter, says 5+ A Day. More >>

Five tips for a healthy school lunch box

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:47 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Cooking up new ideas for school lunches can be a challenge, but seasonal produce provides lots of variety for a healthy lunch, says 5+ A Day. More >>

Stay well this winter with seasonal fruit

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:50 am | 5 Plus A Day

Eating well is the first line of defence keeping winter illness at bay, says 5+ A Day. More >>

5+ A Day helps fuel Football Ferns on the road to Rio

Monday, 16 May 2016, 11:52 am | 5 Plus A Day

The New Zealand women’s football team has been given a healthy boost in the run-up to Rio. More >>

Crunch time for enjoying new season apples

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 1:24 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Crunch time for enjoying new season apples Autumn fruit lovers are in for a treat with the new season of home-grown apples shaping up to be one of the best yet. Perfect weather has created ideal conditions for this autumn favourite, producing fruit of ... More >>

5+ A Day teams up with NZ Football for new partnership

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 2:45 pm | 5 Plus A Day

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is the new partner for New Zealand Football’s nationwide school programme. Globally, football boasts more than 275 million players and is the number one team sport in New Zealand. 5+ A Day aims to help New Zealand Football ... More >>

NZ first to celebrate World Fruit and Vegetables Day

Thursday, 15 October 2015, 3:23 pm | 5 Plus A Day

New Zealand will be the first country to celebrate World Fruit and Vegetables Day, an international initiative to raise awareness of the importance of eating fruit and vegetables for better health. More >>

Colourful autumn produce for vibrant dishes

Monday, 16 March 2015, 4:53 pm | 5 Plus A Day

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release 16th March 2015 Colourful autumn produce for vibrant dishes Autumn’s produce offers a wide variety of choice for fresh, healthy meals, says 5+ A Day. The change of season means more than just leaves changing colour. ... More >>

Celebrate fresh seasonal summer produce

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:04 am | 5 Plus A Day

Fresh seasonal produce makes it easy to create delicious, healthy meals over summer, according to 5+ A Day. Strawberries, blueberries, asparagus, stonefruit, tomatoes and other seasonal produce contain a variety of minerals and vitamins that are important ... More >>

Spring into good health with 5+ A Day

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:14 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Spring’s wide selection of vibrant produce makes it easy for Kiwis to create healthy, tasty and affordable meals. More >>

Registration now open for 5+ A Day School Challenge 2014

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 12:48 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Students around the country will soon be cooking up new ideas for the 5+ A Day School Challenge. Registration is now open for the annual Challenge which encourages healthy eating and specifically eating 5+ A Day, fresh fruit and vegetables, for health and ... More >>

Tasty ideas for fresh autumn produce

Monday, 3 March 2014, 11:55 am | 5 Plus A Day

With autumn produce now hitting the shelves, kids can look forward to some nutritious changes in their school lunches, say 5+ A Day. Pears, feijoas, passionfruit and several varieties of apples are just some of the seasonal autumn produce that the whole family ... More >>

Lower North Island tops fruit and vegetable eating poll

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 1:01 pm | 5 Plus A Day

Thirty-six per cent of residents in the Lower North Island, including those from Wellington, Wairarapa, Taranaki and Hawke’s Bay, eat the recommended daily five or more servings of fresh fruit and vegetables, according to a recent 5+ A Day survey. More >>

Fresh change for 5+ A Day Challenge

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 3:12 pm | 5 Plus A Day

5+ A Day’s annual promotion encouraging Kiwis to eat more fresh fruit and vegetables is moving from November to February 2014. The month-long ‘Take the 5+ A Day Challenge’ will kick off on February 1, and will urge New Zealanders to add an extra serving ... More >>

NZ to celebrate inaugural World Day of Fruit and Vegetables

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 2:19 pm | 5 Plus A Day

New Zealand will be the first country to welcome in a new international initiative to raise the importance of increased fruit and vegetable consumption for better health. More >>