49 days ago

Can Auckland be a sustainability global leader?

Todd Niall Reporter from Eastern Courier

Hi Neighbours, Auckland has 3 electric buses and Marrakesh had 15 - two years ago. Former PM Helen Clark thinks the city can be far more ambitious in meeting the UN's sustainable development goals. Do you think we could show the way? Read the story below.

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Eastern Courier

Hi neighbours, an international report has ranked NZ's child obesity rate second-worst in the OECD with 39 per cent of Kiwi kids overweight or obese. Unicef is now calling for the Government to introduce a sugar tax to curb the problem. Would you support this? What do you think needs to be done about child obesity? Read the full story here: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Do you support a sugar tax?
  • 29.7% Yes
    29.7% Complete
  • 17.2% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    17.2% Complete
  • 51.6% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    51.6% Complete
  • 1.6% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    1.6% Complete
64 votes
7 hours ago

Visit Tuia 250 and experience our shared heritage

The Team from Auckland Council

Come to the city's edge on Labour Weekend 25-28 October at the Auckland Viaduct and be part of our maritime history at Tuia 250 ki Tāmaki Makaurau. Visit tall ships and waka, enjoy tasty kai, family activities, music, exhibits, talks and more.

Check out OurAuckland for a full list of events.
Learn more

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9 hours ago

What's On: Dance Yourself Happy

Mari from Cockle Bay

Casual uninstructed drop-in dance hour to the beats of electronica and hits from 80s, 90s, 00s and beyond. Great for fitness and health. FREE! Every Thu til 28 Nov.
Dance Yourself Happy
  • All Saints' Community Centre