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Our Programmes

An important part of NZ Nutriton Foundation is to be involved in creating programmes which benefit the health and lifestyles of New Zealanders.

March 2020 Update: JUST COOK Healthy Ageing and Tika Tunu

Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing is an important area that New Zealand Nutrition Foundation works in. We contribute to this area through our Healthy Ageing programmes which consist of:


JUST COOK is a programme developed by the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation to help deliver the message and show families that home cooked meals can be cheap, quick and enjoyed by the whole family.

As our lives get busier and increase in pressure on the food budget, families may struggle to eat healthy home cooked meals.

Families may struggle for ideas and keen to try something new, but only if they knew these new recipe ideas or food wouldn't be wasted. In other words, would the kids eat it?

JUST COOK Recipe Book

The recipes from our JUST COOK Healthy Ageing and Tika Tuna programmes are developed with a combination of in season and staple ingredients while keeping good nutrition in mind. Most of these dishes serve 1 or 2 people.

Before you get start cooking have a read of our useful information on food preparation.