Kids Connect Otahuhu

Food Service 

Sugar Free Meals

Kids Connect is a sugar-free centre - all our meals are wholesome, nutritious, delicious and healthy. We provide morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea for children enrolled in our all-day programme. 

Our goal is to provide an eating environment that promotes the development of good eating habits and supports family and multicultural values. 

Our Menus

Menus are developed so that there is a variety of food and drink, and follows the nutritional guideline of the Ministry of Health (Eating Healthy, Nga Kupu Oranga guidelines).

Our food is made from fresh and healthy ingredients. A daily menu is displayed for parents to see.


 Menus are rotated every term to ensure they remain interesting and include a wide variety of seasonal foods. 

Childcare centre providing healthy food options - Eduplay Childcare

Sugar Free Guidelines

Added sugar or free sugar is not included in daily menus prepared at Kids Connect. 

Packed, canned products and food ingredients that contain added sugar, sugar additives or artificial sweeteners will not be in daily menus. 

All baking served at Kids Connect will not include added sugar, sugar additives or artificial sweeteners. 

Food Service Standards

  • Children are seated and supervised when eating - our teachers will join in when practical. 

  • Children have a safe and hygienic place to sit when eating.

  •  Our food is sourced from certified and credible suppliers

  • Our food is prepared, served and stored hygienically

  • Ample drinking water is available to children at all times and children who are capable can access it independently.