Story: Health advocacy and self-help

Heart Foundation (4th of 4)

Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation of New Zealand has run the well known 'jump rope for heart' children's fitness programme since the 1980s. The mascot Hearty helps primary school children to get into the swing of things.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, 'Health advocacy and self-help - Development of advocacy and self-help', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Anne Scott, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 17 Jul 2018