Kia ora and welcome to Fizz Free Whānau!
FFW is all about supporting whānau to live healthy, happy lifestyles. Take the one-month challenge to ditch the fizz this January, and join hundreds of other kiwis doing their bit for their own hauora, as well as supporting a good cause!
Something For Everyone!
The challenge is simply to ditch sugary drinks for the month of February. We know that sugary drinks are no good for our health, and we’re committed to finding healthier solutions! When you join the challenge, you’ll be provided support to try healthier alternatives, as well as receiving tips, tricks, and other information so that you can start 2019 feeling your best.
If you choose to fundraise, you’ll also be contributing towards healthy initiatives in your local kohanga, schools, kura, and other community organisations. What better way to connect with your community?
Fizz Free Champions
Ngā mihi nui to our Champions, who have taken up the wero and are committed to sharing the Fizz Free Whānau kaupapa. Check out their profiles below for their tips, tricks and whakaaro to get through the challenge!
Did you know?
Why go Fizz Free?
17% of Māori and 30% of Pasifika tamariki are obese, compared with 12% of the general population. In tamariki and rangatahi, each serving of sugary drink (including juices and flavoured milk) increases the risk of obesity by 60%. If we are going to the change the game with obesity and obesity-related health issues, we need to team up and phase out the fizz.
What counts as fizz?
Fizz includes ALL sugary and carbonated drinks, such as juice, sports drinks, soda, flavoured milk, energy drinks, soda water and alcohol! We want you to commit to drinking only Wai Maori (still water) for the whole month and beyond.
Join Fizz Free Whānau Challenge!
FFW is all about supporting whānau to live healthy, happy lifestyles. Take the one-month challenge to ditch the fizz this February, and join hundreds of other kiwis doing their bit for their own hauora, as well as supporting a good cause!