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New Zealand

Australian breakthrough on food labelling

Australia is developing a Health Star Rating System. It shows promise as a useful and achievable front-of-pack food labelling system for New Zealand. It has strong support from public health and consumer groups in Australia. FOE supports it too.

Find out more about the Health Star Rating System…

Public Health Expert

This blog about public heath issues features experts from the University of Otago.

Check out Public Health Expert

Parents Voice now on the web

Parents Voice is a website for New Zealand parents, grandparents and guardians. It’s a place to have a say about creating a healthier food and physical activity environment for New Zealand children. Other interested people are welcome to join too. They also have a busy Facebook page.

Check out Parents Voice website

Check out Parents Voice on Facebook

Children’s food advertising code

The Advertising Standards Authority released a new advertising code for children’s food in May 2010. FOE doubts it will make a difference to the deluge of junk food advertising children see.

Find out what FOE thinks about the code

Find out more about TV advertising to children

Gareth Morgan’s health blog

Gareth Morgan and his team of bloggers have their say on what needs to be done to reduce obesity in New Zealand.

Check out Gareth’s World