All sugary, fatty and salty foods should be taxed, says study. Jonathan Milne and Gray Clapham report.
Scientists are urging policy makers to “seriously consider” introducing a broad junk food tax to help curb the obesity epidemic.
The Secretary of Health is flying to Mangaia to investigate concerns – as news emerges of an injured papa who had to pay for his own medical evacuation.
Two of Rarotonga’s most notorious drinking water stations have cleaned up – but the remaining four continue to have high contamination levels.
The 5-star Aitutaki Nui resort has got rid of chlorine and installed an expensive anolyte water disinfection system to give its guests safe and drinkable tap water.
Rakes, mowers, weed eaters and rubbish fires will be sparking into action this weekend in preparation for the tutaka inspection beginning on Monday, a health initiative started in the 1930s.