30 days ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from North Harbour News

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...

Do you support a sugar tax?
  • 28.6% Yes
    28.6% Complete
  • 28.6% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    28.6% Complete
  • 42.9% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    42.9% Complete
  • 0% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    0% Complete
14 votes
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35 minutes ago

Does your community need a splash of paint?


Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.

You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is paint of product new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.

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5 days ago

Swimming warnings at Auckland beaches

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Auckland Council has alerted beach-goers to 39 city spots that have a "high risk" of illness from swimming.

The warnings come after yesterday's deluge of rain that overloaded parts of the storm and wastewater networks. A black alert indicating a very high risk of illness from swimming was issued for Castor Bay just after 3pm yesterday.

It's recommended that people do not enter the water while the warnings are in place.
Check here to see where's safe to swim.
Source: NZ Herald

9 hours ago

Free Class Trials at the NZ Girls Choir November/ December

Eliette's Music Academy

Not your average choir! Music, Dance, Singing and Performing. Enrol your daughter in a free trial this November and December in one of our Monday night classes.
Ages 5-7, Monday 4pm-5pm
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