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How taxing soft drink can help stop obesity related illness – Whiteboard Friday

In February our Health Minister Jonathan Coleman claimed that soft drink taxes wouldn’t work, a claim that was repeated by former Revenue Minister Peter Dunne in the recent Sunday expose on the impact of sugar on our teeth and waistlines. Sorry, Ministers, but you are just plain wrong. We’ve seen the impact of taxation on cigarette smoking, and […]

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9 Catastrophic lies by the SPCA’s Bob Kerridge

Auckland City Council is currently reviewing its animal management bylaws, and looking at the management of cats. The submission by SPCA Auckland (delivered by stalwart Bob Kerridge) clearly shows they are determined to live in denial about the cat problem. It is time to manage cats in the same way we do dogs. Bob’s submission […]

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