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  1. Video for Māori nurse backs sugary drinks tax, but says solution closer to home
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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.

  2. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Ōrākei Volcanoes take steps to curve obesity
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    Ōrākei Volcanoes take steps to curve obesity

    A Ngāti Whātua sports club has banned sugar drinks from its club in the wake of an obesity report that shows more than two thirds of Auckland's adults are obese.

  8. Video for PATU Aotearoa take steps to fight obesity
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    PATU Aotearoa take steps to fight obesity

    PATU Aotearoa has held its inaugural PATU at Pania Event in Napier this morning. More than 300 people from different parts of the country turned up to promote living an active lifestyle that will help reduce obesity amongst whānau.

  9. Video for Health expert says Govt misses the point to reduce childhood obesity
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    Health expert says Govt misses the point to reduce childhood obesity

    A Māori health expert is critical of a State plan to prevent and manage child obesity.  Interventions and increased support for preschool children at risk are some of the initiatives outlined in a package that has been announced by the Government.  But Dr Rhys Jones says it’s meaningless.

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    Govt announces initiatives to manage childhood obesity

    The Government has announced a package of initiatives to prevent and manage childhood obesity.

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