Hāpai is steadfast in its support for harm-reduction technologies such as vaping devices and e-liquid that are currently helping many people who smoke tobacco to stop smoking safely and successfully.
From today, it is illegal for tobacco companies in New Zealand to sell cigarettes in branded packaging but the implementation has had a mixed response.
Last week the Rawene Masonic Hotel, situated in Northland, issued a notice on their Facebook page that they would be removing all gaming machines from their venue. The decision came in the wake of an event in which a young girl had left her child in a baby capsule outside while she entered the establishment to play on the gaming machines.
Kaimahi from Hāpai te Hauora recently travelled to Wellington to participate in the Māori Data Futures wānanga, coordinated by the Vision Mātauranga team, Data Iwi Leaders group and Te Whare Wānanga o te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui.
Editorial: We asked Julie Beckett from MidCentral District Health Board (DHB) and Martin Witt of the Cancer Society to give us some background into how the mapping came about and their intended use. Here is what she had to say.
Hāpai Te Hauora says "ground-breaking" new research on umbilical cord clamping simply reflects traditional Māori birthing practices.
Hāpai Te Hauora, the largest Māori public health collective in Aotearoa, outlines key priority areas for Budget 2018 which we believe will have the biggest impact on whānau:
The Ministry of Health are making moves to regulate vapes, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. This is supported by Hāpai Te Hauora who hopes that the Ministry do their best to provide effective and sustainable regulation.