Impact & Results

Annual Reports

Our latest annual report talks about the work we've been doing to educate and inspire children and young people to make positive choices. It showcases our people, our achievements and where our donations and funding goes.


Previous annual reports:

A snapshot of a year

Delivery to schools

  • 250,000 children
  • 1,500 schools
  • 26,000 lessons

Lessons across our 5 strands

  • 34% Relationships and Communities
  • 23% Human Biology
  • 22% Food and Nutrition
  • 11% Identity and Resilience
  • 10% Substances

School year of children

  • 3% Preschool
  • 25% Year 1 & 2
  • 24% Year 3 & 4
  • 25% Year 5 & 6
  • 23% Year 7 & 8

Our impact and outcomes

For over 30 years our Healthy Harold Programme has been supporting children to navigate the challenges of our complex and changing society. View our impact and outcomes document here.

Feedback from Teachers


“Fantastic teachers and terrific resources” (Saint Kentigern Boys' School, Auckland).

“Hard hitting messages delivered in a safe and supportive manner” (Churchill Park School, Auckland).

“Life Education makes learning fun. The enthusiasm of the teachers is incredible. Children of all abilities and learning styles feel involved as the lessons are very practical. Our students are already asking when Harold and the Educator are coming back” (Fairhaven School, Hawke’s Bay).

“The main point of difference is the whole experience of the mobile classroom, Harold and the Educator. Children really look forward to it - they recognise it and it is seen as an important part of the year. I'm particularly thankful for the way it can promote the key competencies which are not always easy to teach and there are limited resources for. Thank Life Ed - we love you” (Rewa Rewa School, Wellington).

“Everyone loves Harold. Our Educator brings the messages to life for the students and we see a real difference after the Life Education visit” (St Mark's Church School, Wellington).

“It's interactive, engaging and relevant. Great to have another person delivering these messages to support other aspects of the curriculum” (Kamo Intermediate, Whangarei).

“The delivery of an important part of the NZ curriculum in a dynamic and informative manner. The ability of the deliverer to support and further what our school is promoting. The Educator took the time to ask about our school's values and relate them to his delivery” (Halcombe School, Manawatu).