By Shane Ngatai
The student council at Rhode Streeet School approached local dairy owners in 2014 and asked them to refrain from selling lollies and sugar-sweetened drinks to students in school uniform. Three local dairies agreed and principal, Shane Ngatai, has noted visible reductions in the consumption of lollies and sugar-sweetened beverages on site. He has noted a positive shift in the attitudes of the students and a reduction in the amount of waste on school grounds. Ka pai!