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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3 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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3 hours ago

What's On: Enviroschools and Sustainability

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What's On: Music in the Gardens

Adrian from Albany Heights

Spend a relaxing afternoon listening to a young local musician in this idyllic country setting within easy reach of Auckland (great play area too). Entry $15 p/p or $35 p/family
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