95 days ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Manukau 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?
  • 33.6% Yes
    33.6% Complete
  • 28.8% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    28.8% Complete
  • 36% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    36% Complete
  • 1.6% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    1.6% Complete
125 votes
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1 day ago

Sonographer strike expected to cause 'major disruption'

Hannah Martin Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Sonographers are going on strike for 12 weeks across Auckland's three district health boards from Saturday, potentially impacting patient wait times.

Have you been affected by the strike action?

Please write 'NFP' if your comments are not for print.

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2 days ago

KEA Kids News: Unwrapping one of Auckland's new trains from Spain

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Auckland's new trains have started arriving from Spain - and they need to be unwrapped.

Harry Calder, 9, is at the train depot in Onehunga to pull the plastic off for a sneak peak of the trains before they hit the tracks, in this KEA Kids News video bulletin.

To read more, click here.

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1 day ago

What's On: Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration

Wendy from Remuera

Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 with us! See traditional Chinese performances, Beijing opera, Huangmei Opera, calligraphy, Mulan boxing demonstration and more. Friday, January 31, 2020, 10:30AM -12:30PM at Manukau Library
Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration
  • Manukau Library