99 days ago

Poll: Do you support a sugar tax?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Papakura 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?
  • 44.8% Yes
    44.8% Complete
  • 20.7% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat
    20.7% Complete
  • 24.1% No, education would be more effective than a tax
    24.1% Complete
  • 10.3% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)
    10.3% Complete
29 votes
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Popular central Auckland food court, Food Alley, to close

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Free movies in your local park

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So grab your friends and whānau and enjoy a night under the stars.

To find out what’s playing in your local park, go to moviesinparks.co.nz. Proudly supported by the Hits and NZ Herald.

Your summer sorted, with Auckland Council
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