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The Heart Foundation works closely with early learning services and provides educational tools to help teachers educate tamariki about food, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy choices.

Upcoming professional development sessions


Advanced cooks

This workshop looks closely at protein and iron-rich sources for vegetarian meals and first foods. We discuss time-efficient ways for preparing appropriate foods and textures across age groups, nutrient-rich snacks and information for tamariki with dietary requirements.

Topics covered include:

  • Healthy snack ideas
  • Meals that work for different age groups
  • 4 Food Groups
  • Creating meals with dietary requirements
  • Great pantry staples


Wednesday 14 June 20233:00pm – 4:00pm(delivered via Microsoft Teams)Register now
Wednesday 5 July 20231:30pm – 2:30pm(delivered via Microsoft Teams)Register now