February
21
Tue

Health Promotion Advisor - Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is an established Charitable Trust with a mission to reduce alcohol-related harm through effective health promotion.

February
21
Tue

Pouhaakinana Research Survey

Te Whānau o Waipareira Research Unit are conducting research regarding physical activity amongst our whānau and your contribution is needed. Fill out the quick, simple survey (don’t worry whānau, it will take 2mins max!). To thank you for your time you will go in the draw to win one of the $50 vouchers for Westfield Westcity.

February
20
Mon

Hāpai congratulates Muriwhenua for promoting hauora Māori at Te Matatini 2017

Kapa haka favourites Muriwhenua will unveil a special new haka at the national kapa haka championships Te Matatini next week."Ko te wharetapu o muriwhenua” Thomas Strickland, Kaihaka of Muriwhenua

February
17
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora commends international company for action against cultural appropriation and gambling harm

Hāpai Te Hauora, supported by indigenous academics and public health experts, recently took a stand against the appropriation of Māori culture and the potential to cause harm through problem gambling.

February
2
Thu

Hāpai te Hauora brings collective indigenous voice against cultural appropriation

In January 2017 Hāpai Te Hauora was alerted to the presence of an online gaming product called 'Maori' created by international software company Endorphina Ltd. The game includes images of tāne and wahine Māori, waka, pounamu, stylised bone carvings and a rendition of the haka Ka Mate. 

January
31
Tue

Whānau whanui Abstact Accepted for ANA conference later this year

The focal point for ‘Rapu Ora, Whai Ora’ Kaupapa will be about changing the perceptions of whanau around engagement in physical activity and nutrition. Through this kaupapa we attempted to assist whanau in recognising their historical connection to the environment, especially as a form that has sustained Māori for centuries.

January
10
Tue

Public Health Leadership Programme

The Public Health Leadership Programme (PHLP) is a programme designed for public health leaders in New Zealand.

January
5
Thu

Online gaming company commodifies Māori culture for gambling revenue

Hāpai Te Hauora is deeply concerned to learn of a new online gambling site targeting Māori and using shameful cultural rip-offs.

December
31
Sat

Tax Increase adds motivation for a Tobacco Free New Years Resolution

One of the criticisms around tobacco tax is the possibility for disproportionate stress that these taxes can have on low income families. There is evidence to suggest that many low income families will continue to purchase tobacco and will compensate by cutting back on essentials such as bread, milk or electricity.

December
31
Sat

Hāpai Te Hauora is fighting the fizz for whānau this New Year

Hāpai Te Hauora is encouraging whānau to go 'fizz free' this summer by launching #FizzFreeWhānau on New Year's Day 2017. This campaign supports whānau to become more informed about the risks of regular consumption of sugary drinks and to choose other alternatives such as water or milk in place of 'fizz' for the month of January.