Support for schools and students

Play Your Best Card

A novel team-based card game for young people that aims to inspire critical thinking and encourage conversation about challenges that are going on for them right now, or that they might encounter in the future.

Play Your Best Card was co-designed with teens, secondary school teachers and youth facilitators. Find out more.


Help for the Tough Times

A quick guide to four New Zealand websites that were especially designed to support teens with issues like anxiety, stress, identity, relationships, and depression. The pocket guide was co-developed for teens by teens. Click here for more


Smokefree at school

The Smokefree at School website contains information, tools and resources to help education settings be truly smokefree, and to support their communities to be smokefree too. 

For information on Smokefreerockquest and Smokefree Tangata Beats click here. 


School Based Immunisations

HPA works closely with the Ministry of Health's immunisation team to provide communications and marketing support for its National Immunisation Programme. The school-based immunisation programme provides recommended immunisations for children aged 11 and 12 years. Find out more. 



Nutrition resources for schools

Download the guide for becoming a water and plain milk only school. For 100% Water resources click here and for our Sugary Drink infographic posters in Te Reo Māori click hereFor other school nutrition resources click hereor for research, fact sheets, recipes, and information on nutrition click here.