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    'Uppercut yourself': Dame Valerie calls out 'disgusting' comments by local TV personality

    Dame Valerie Adams says local TV personality Louise Wallace should "uppercut" herself after "disgusting" comments suggesting the body positivity movement has normalised "fat women".

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    It's all fun and games until an All Black trains you

    Liam Messam is training up his good mate David 'Tiger Hood' Latu for a charity boxing event to fight obesity.

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    Why larger arms need a longer needle for the Covid-19 vaccine

    It's all about making sure the vaccine gets to where it needs to go.

  4. Video for Ngira Simmonds almost loses half his weight in 1 year
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    Ngira Simmonds almost loses half his weight in 1 year

    It's been a little over a year since Ngira Simmonds (Ngāti Huri, Tainui, Ngāti Raukawa) completed his gastric bypass surgery, which resulted in losing over 70KGs. As the Archdeacon for the Kīngitanga, Simmonds says that his journey has been beneficial to all aspects of his well-being.

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    Māori nurse backs sugary drinks tax, but says solution closer to home

    Māori nurse Tori Crawford says while it's good the latest report on sugary drinks has emerged, most already know sugary drinks can have long term effects on our bodies.

  6. Video for TKKM o Hoani Waititi Marae lays challenge to ditch fizzy drinks
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    TKKM o Hoani Waititi Marae lays challenge to ditch fizzy drinks

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi are challenging other kura kaupapa Māori and bi-lingual units to become "pro water" as part of a Healthy Families Waitakere initiative. 

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    Kids with weight issues at high risk of emotional and behavioural problems: study

    A new, in-depth study of New Zealand children and teenagers seeking help with weight issues has found their emotional health and well-being is, on average, markedly worse than that of children without weight issues.

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    Govt initiatives continue to reduce childhood obesity

    Last year the Government announced a package of initiatives to prevent and manage childhood obesity.

  9. Video for Hāpai Te Hauora gets behind “No sugar drinks” campaign
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    Hāpai Te Hauora gets behind “No sugar drinks” campaign

    Auckland-based Māori public health organisation Hāpai Te Hauora is calling on regional and national decision makers to support community initiatives that address the harmful effects of sugar addiction. Tikanga Advisor Rangi McLean says the challenge is part of reducing obesity.

  10. Video for Saying goodbye to a diet of coke, donuts and pies - Biggs Morrell
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    Saying goodbye to a diet of coke, donuts and pies- Biggs Morrell

    Weighing in at 255kg, Biggs Morrell was hospitalised and given only a month to live. Since then he has turned his life around and lost more than 80kg, today Morrell is continuing on his health journey to a happier future.

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