11 Aug 2014

Increasing number of teenagers going to school hungry

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 11 August 2014

The PPTA says there's a quiet revolution at many High Schools around the country where hungry teenagers are being fed, it's not just about breakfast clubs in primary schools. Poverty is causing an increasing number of New Zealand High Schools to offer breakfasts and lunches to students in need, It is done in a social way so teenagers don't feel singled out or stigmatized. With Angela Roberts - The President of the PPTA, Post Primary Teachers Association, Michael Heath is the Deputy Principal of Marlborough Boys' College, Karen Stewart is the Principal of Marlborough Girls' College.