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Weighing up Govt childhood obesity plan – In the News

John Kerr posted in on October 21st, 2015.

The Government’s new childhood obesity plan, released this week, has been widely covered – and critiqued – in the media. The plan outlines a number of new and existing initiatives with a focus is on food, the environment and being active at each life stage, starting during pregnancy and early childhood. An outline of the […]

Stuff: Call to restrict junk-food sale near schools

Peter Griffin posted in on January 25th, 2011.

Rebecca Todd writes in The Press about calls by the Secondary Principal’s Association of New Zealand to restric what dairies near schools can sell during school hours. Research from the University of Otago has shown that dairies are far more numerous in poorer areas, and areas which include schools. An excerpt: (read in full here) […]

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