33 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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13 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 39.2% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    39.2% Complete
  • 11.8% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    11.8% Complete
  • 5.8% I don’t have an opinion
    5.8% Complete
  • 43.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    43.2% Complete
669 votes
6 hours ago

Gotta be in it to win it!

The Team from Round the Bays

Hey Neighbours have ya heard the news?

We're giving you the chance to win the ultimate RTB training pack! 🎉 It's loaded with Under Armour gear and an Auckland Council Pools and Leisure 3 month membership - the two perfect tools to help you get your training underway!

Simply purchase your Supersaver #RTB2020 entry before they finish on December 2nd and you're in the draw.

Secure your Supersaver entries here: www.roundthebays.co.nz...

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8 hours ago

What's On: Peer Support for Male Survivors

Bryan from Cockle Bay

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Peer Support for Male Survivors
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