March
22
Fri

Spotlight on: Saini Semini and Gloria Onelino

In a recent hui with the Counties Manukau smokefree team, we were struck by their enthusiasm and passion for our kaupapa.

March
14
Thu

World Smokefree Day 2019 marks start of new campaign leadership for Hāpai te Hauora and Cancer Society

World Smokefree Day (WSFD) is celebrated at the end of May and is a great time to remind New Zealanders that we are still working towards a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025.

March
13
Wed

Hāpai kaimahi Haylee Koroi discusses the increasing exposure of gambling and alcohol advertising to Māori youth

Hāpai kaimahi Haylee Koroi discusses with Dale Husband the increasing exposure of gambling and alcohol advertising to Māori youth above those of other ethnic backgrounds and the ensuing impacts on health and wellbeing.

March
6
Wed

Cigarette butts thrown "like apple cores" now a leading source of plastic pollution in ocean

Despite the strong efforts of people on the frontline cleaning our beaches, New Zealand's cigarettes are now the largest source of plastic waste in our ocean, with health and environmental advocates challenging communities to reflect on New Zealand’s “tidy kiwi” brand.

March
6
Wed

Community and smokefree sector calling on councils for smokefree beach regulations

Community members and the smokefree sector are advocating for councils to prioritise smokefree beach regulations.

March
5
Tue

One News - Vaping shouldn’t be included in potential smoking ban for Wellington beaches, expert argues

Hāpai Te Hauora’s Mihi Blair says vaping can sometimes be a pathway for smokers to quit. 

February
27
Wed

One News - 'It's hitting them young' - too much screen time risks exposing children to harmful advertising, expert warns

Children that spend too much time engaging with digital screens risk being exposed to harmful advertising, an expert warns.

February
26
Tue

Scare-mongering Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece: experts and community respond

Community members and the smoke-free sector are calling into question a 

February
25
Mon

Gambling is not a harmless pastime: get gambling out of sports says Māori public health organisation

We are only now beginning to understand the extent to which children are exposed to harmful advertising including alcohol, tobacco and fast food.

February
19
Tue