35 days 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?
  • 29.8% Yes
    29.8% Complete
  • 20.6% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    20.6% Complete
  • 48.1% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    48.1% Complete
  • 1.5% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    1.5% Complete
131 votes
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In 1923 this was sent out to Auckland's citizens, requesting help to raise the remaining £50,000 of the total £200,000 which was needed to build the new Auckland War Memorial Museum. It included a call to donate, initial drawings of the planned Museum and a list of early donors.

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You can make a difference. By donating a Christmas Box, for only $30, you will contribute to feeding a family of four to six people for up to a week!

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