32 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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7 days ago

Swimming warnings at Auckland beaches

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Auckland Council has alerted beach-goers to 39 city spots that have a "high risk" of illness from swimming.

The warnings come after yesterday's deluge of rain that overloaded parts of the storm and wastewater networks. A black alert indicating a very high risk of illness from swimming was issued for Castor Bay just after 3pm yesterday.

It's recommended that people do not enter the water while the warnings are in place.
Check here to see where's safe to swim.
Source: NZ Herald

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8 hours ago

WIN a VIP Experience at the Night Noodle Markets

Grace Scown from Night Noodle Markets

Set to take over Victoria Park for 10 nights, this now iconic pop-up Asian dining extravaganza packs in the dog-friendly family fun from Friday 29 November to Sunday 8th December.

The free event runs daily with live entertainment and a licenced bar from 4pm - 10pm, with doors shutting at 9pm on closing night.

To go in the draw to win the VIP date night experience on Monday 2nd December click the button below to enter your details

Entries close Saturday 30th November 2019.
Be into win!

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8 hours ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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