22nd September 2017, Volume 130 Number 1462

Gerhard Sundborn, Simon Thornley, Rob Beaglehole, Niki Bezzant

On Tuesday 8 August, the New Zealand Beverage Guidance Panel (NZBGP) with Niki Bezzant presented a policy brief titled: A Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand and a petition calling…

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Author Information

Gerhard Sundborn, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland;
Simon Thornley, Consulting Epidemiologist, Greenlane; Rob Beaglehole, Spokesperson, New Zealand Dental Association; Niki Bezzant, Journalist, Independant.

Correspondence

Dr Gerhard Sundborn, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Auckland, Auckland 0602.

Correspondence Email

g.sundborn@auckland.ac.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

References

  1. Cropp M. Radio New Zealand. 8 August 2017. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336756/petition-to-tax-sugary-drinks-nz-obese-kids-teeth-rotting
  2. New Zealand Beverage Guidance Panel. Policy Brief: A Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand. 8 August 2017. www.fizz.org.nz
  3. Bezzant N. Petition for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. August 2017. http://www.change.org/p/parliament-petition-for-a-tax-on-sugar-sweetened-beverages
  4. New Zealand Herald. Sugar tax on fizzy drinks: Majority want it. 1 August, 2017. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11897296
  5. Stewart T. City fizzing at Coca-Cola move. 31 March 2011. http://i.stuff.co.nz/business/4834541/City- fizzing-at-Coca-Cola-move
  6. Anthony J. Stuff website. 19 September 2016. http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/84589217/cocacola-amatils-new-juice-factory-produces-800000- bottles-a-day

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