53 days ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Western Leader

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?
  • 38.7% Yes
    38.7% Complete
  • 25.8% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    25.8% Complete
  • 32.3% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    32.3% Complete
  • 3.2% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    3.2% Complete
62 votes
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