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Whakatane fluoride decision fuels Govt re-think

John Kerr posted in on February 1st, 2016.

The Whakatane District Council’s Policy Committee has voted narrowly in favour removing fluoride from the District’s public water supplies. Following last week’s decision, representatives of local and central government have weighed in on the issue of who should have the final say over community water fluoridation. The Royal Society of New Zealand and the Office […]

Fluoride use overturned in Hamilton – expert responds

John Kerr posted in on June 5th, 2013.

Fluoride will no longer be added to drinking supplies in New Zealand’s fourth-largest city, ending nearly five decades of established practice. Councillors voted this morning to stop adding fluoride to Hamilton’s drinking water, overturning the outcome of a 2006 referendum in support of continued fluoridation. The decision will create the second-largest population in the country […]

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