Story: Child and youth health

Cooking healthy food, 2009

Cooking healthy food, 2009

McAuley High School students Meleina Tanoi (left) and Victoria Efaraimo (second left) are learning to cook a healthy meal in the school's kitchen, watched over by Victoria's mother Patti Efaraimo (third left), and Diabetes Auckland staffer Donna Frost, in 2009. At the time, the school received funding for these classes, which were seen as a way of preventing student obesity.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Cot death, obesity and other child-health issues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 August 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018