Julie Anne Genter

Green Party spokesperson for Finance, Transport and Youth, Julie-Anne Genter is focused on growing sustainable communities.

Sweet disorder: Why New Zealand needs a sugar tax now

As obesity and diabetes rates continue their sharp upward rise, calls for a tax on sugary drinks are also on the increase. Today, in the first of a two-part series giving both sides of the debate, the Green Party's Julie Anne Genter explains why she's pushing hard for the tax.