November 2, 2016 Portrait of a little boy dressed up as halloween vampire. The boy is aged 6 and is making scary face at the camera. Chart of the week: pumpkins, lollies, and tooth decay The Spinoff | Staff writers Here to top off your Halloween hangover, some grim figures on pumpkins, lollies, and child tooth decay. Independent journalism takes time, money and hard work to produce. We rely on donations to fund our work. If you can help, donate to The Spinoff Members. The Spinoff Weekly compiles the best stories of the week – an essential guide to modern life in New Zealand, emailed out on Monday evenings. Email * Success! You are now signed up! Something went wrong. Try again later?