A Better Start
E ngā waka, e ngā mana, tēnā koutou katoa
Welcome to the first issue of our regular update on what’s happening at
A Better Start – the National Science Challenge working to reduce obesity and improve learning and mental health in children.
Find out more on our new website at www.abetterstart.nz.
E Tipu e Rea
A Better Start’s Māori name, E Tipu e Rea, means “grow and branch forth.” It is the opening phrase of a passage written in a schoolgirl’s autograph book in 1949 by Māori leader and scholar Sir Āpirana Ngata, of Ngāti Porou, to express his vision for Māori youth.
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