Tap Into Water is a Nelson Marlborough Health initiative based on the simple yet powerful fact that water is the best drink available.
Nelson Marlborough Health is encouraging shops near schools to sell sugary and artificially sweetened drinks to voluntarily NOT sell them to students between 7am-3pm on school days. By joining, retailers are making a commitment to create healthy drink environments for our kids and supporting better learning outcomes.
Nelson Marlborough Health is encouraging schools and sport organisations to join the Sweet Enough Water Only programme and adopt water and plain milk only guidelines.
By joining, they are making a commitment to create healthy drink environments for our kids.
Nelson Marlborough Health Principal Dental Officer Rob Beaglehole talks about why schools and organisations should be 'water-only' rather than providing or promoting sugary drinks.
Yendarra School Principal Susan Dunlop talks about the detrimental effects of sugary and fizzy drinks on children's health and wellbeing and how the school decided to become water-only.
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