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Vaping: The New Teen Addiction

Monday, 1 November 2021, 1:37 pm | Life Education Trust

Exposure to nicotine could become a significant health risk for New Zealand teenagers if measures are not taken to reduce the uptake of vaping. A report released today by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation (ARFNZ) and Secondary Principals’ Association ... More >>

Eleven-day Cycle Voyage Raises Funds To Support Children’s Charity

Thursday, 25 March 2021, 4:47 pm | Life Education Trust

On 13 March a team of 25 cyclists and their support crew started their journey from Marlborough Sounds to Milford Sound, pedalling close to 1400 km to raise funds for Life Education Trust. The team, Joes Garage Charity Cycle Riders - from Taranaki, ... More >>

Partnering To Support Children As Mental Health Statistics Decline

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 9:57 am | Life Education Trust

Life Education Trust NZ and Anxiety NZ have come together to support young people’s mental health and wellbeing to thrive. Launching new initiative Healthy Minds, they aim to empower young people to grow their hauora and meet challenges with resilience. ... More >>

Anxiety And Mental Health Issues Rife Among New Zealand’s Young People

Monday, 31 August 2020, 10:41 am | Life Education Trust

School leaders are reporting anxiety is the single biggest issue effecting children today. Exposure to emotional stress and the uncertainties of COVID-19 have added to the strain on mental health for many young people and families. Life Education ... More >>

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation to Support

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 4:10 pm | Life Education Trust

New Zealand, November 1, 2018 – The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) has announced that it is making a donation to support Life Education New Zealand’s nutritional education program for students via a new teaching resource named ‘Harold’s Food ... More >>

New video resources to tackle online bullying

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 1:42 pm | Life Education Trust

Bullying in schools in New Zealand is amongst the worst in the world and can have detrimental effects on children’s well-being and their achievement at school. More >>

Life Education celebrates 30 years at front-line

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 3:30 pm | Life Education Trust

30 years ago, Cantabrian Trevor Grice founded Life Education in Christchurch with the aim of giving children the knowledge to make positive health choices. Fast-forward to 2018 and Life Education has reached over 300,000 of the region’s primary and ... More >>

Children’s Commissioner lays down challenges to charity

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 11:12 am | Life Education Trust

New Zealand’s Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft commended Life Education Trust on their work with children when he attended their national conference in Rotorua over the weekend. More >>

Bagrie’s Appointment to Life Education Board

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 2:38 pm | Life Education Trust

One of New Zealand’s best known business commentators has joined the Board of one of New Zealand’s leading charities. More >>

An Inside Look At The Human Body

Friday, 9 February 2018, 4:06 pm | Life Education Trust

First of its kind, internationally acclaimed exhibition featuring real human bodies is landing in Auckland on 23 April 2018. Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS Vital is set to be an educational eye opener. More >>

Building resilient children a key focus for charity

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 2:37 pm | Life Education Trust

New Zealand has been announced as having the highest youth suicide rate in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). A UNICEF report released in June 2017 highlighted this alarming statistic and the need for greater awareness around ... More >>

Life Education Empowered 66,252 students in Term 3

Monday, 30 October 2017, 12:26 pm | Life Education Trust

In Term 3 the Life Education Trust taught 66,252 students across the country – bringing the total number of children it’s seen this year to 197,814. More >>

Fight for Life Education Marlborough Event a Huge Success

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 11:09 am | Life Education Trust

Life Education Trust Marlborough have just held their first charity event at the Marlborough Convention Centre on Saturday 30 September and it was a great success. More >>

Award Recognises Outstanding Commitment to Children’s Ed

Monday, 18 September 2017, 11:01 am | Life Education Trust

Hamilton local Wayne Goodwin was recently presented with an Outstanding Community Service Award from Life Education Trust. More >>

Scratchie tickets are a winner for Life Education Trust

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 12:03 pm | Life Education Trust

Almost quarter of a million dollars was raised for Life Education Trust during a month-long nationwide in-store campaign at The Warehouse, meaning more children can attend learning modules and current teaching methods will move to a digital platform. More >>

Building Club Harold the Way to the Future

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 11:28 am | Life Education Trust

Being selected as a finalist in the World Summit Awards has spurred Life Education to achieve one of its other major goals in the next five years. More >>

Wicked...That’s My Skeleton And Organs

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 12:23 pm | Life Education Trust

August 15, 2013 Canterbury school children are about to learn the complexity of the human body and what they need to do to look after it and remain healthy. The Life Education Trust’s new prototype classroom uses technology to engage children’s ... More >>

Life Education Buoyed by Achieving Final

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 1:25 pm | Life Education Trust

Life Education Buoyed by Achieving Final July 31, 2013 Life Education sees its recognition as a finalist in the World Summit Awards as an endorsement of what it has achieved so far. Life Education is one of eight New Zealand organisations selected as finalists ... More >>

Wicked...That’s My Skeleton And Organs

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 10:14 am | Life Education Trust

Wellington children and adults are about to learn the complexity of the human body and what they need to do to look after it and remain healthy. More >>

Teen Brain Is All Accelerator And No Brake

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 11:58 am | Life Education Trust

If ever there’s a time for youngsters to understand what’s happening to their brain during puberty, it’s now. More >>