Healthy Harold and Life Education survive after government promises funding

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
Updated May 31 2017 - 9:00am, first published 8:30am
Harold heartland: Sarah Gray said about 28,000 Hunter students attended Life Education Australia programs and met its mascot each year. Picture: Simone De Peak

AN “incredible” social media campaign has helped save beloved character Healthy Harold’s long neck from the chopping block, allowing him to educate another generation of Hunter children.

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Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory

Journalist

Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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