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The third New Zealand Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) was conducted in February to May 2020 by an Expert Panel of over 50 independent and government public health experts. It used an evidence-based approach to benchmark policies and actions of the Government against international...

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is an independent charity whose goal is to end child poverty in New Zealand. Together, our network of experts and allies research the causes and consequences of child poverty, and advocate for better policies that will improve children’s lives. We aim to inform and educate the public,...

The Californian city of Berkeley has now seen a 50 per cent decrease in sugary drink consumption and Kiwi dentists are not surprised. The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) continues to advocate for a sugary drink tax, which is in line with World Health Organization (WHO)...

One-third of premature death and disability in New Zealand is caused by smoking, alcohol, obesity and unhealthy diets, yet less than a half a percent of the health budget is spent on preventing that damage, say a new health group launched today in parliament. Over 25...