Te Kākano Māra Kai launched at Araiteuru Marae in Dunedin on a sunny Sunday in late September.

The overarching goals of the Māra Kai project are to advance Whānau Ora through a variety of objectives including ensuring healthy food choices are affordable, available and accessible; increasing the consumption of vegetables in the kāinga; promoting healthy eating and physical activity and reducing the impact of poor physical health and nutrition on whānau.

Along the way, the māra kai initiatives also enable an intimate connection between kai, whenua, wellbeing and connection. [Read more…]