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Here's one final challenge for miracle-worker Jacinda - Bring drinking water fountains to New Zealand's playgrounds and parks.


Now that she's tamed the fearsome Titewhai, and brought peace to the battlefields of Waitangi, here's one final challenge for miracle-worker Jacinda. Bring drinking water fountains to New Zealand's playgrounds and parks.

The challenge comes from Professor Nick Wilson of Otago University in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal following a survey of lower North Island parks revealed that only 11 of 54 children's playgrounds had drinking water available. In Wellington City, the percentage was down to just 6 per cent. Read more