August
2
Wed

Hāpai Te Hauora launches new National SUDI prevention service

Hāpai Te Hauora has been awarded the Ministry of Health contract to deliver the national SUDI prevention coordination service for the newly designed national SUDI prevention programme.

August
2
Wed

'Urgent action' needed if smokefree NZ goal to be achieved

Our Kaiwhakahaere, Zoe Hawke spoke to Newshub before the #ASAP2025 launch this morning, saying, “Our main concern currently is that Māori and Pacific aren’t going to reach that 2025 goal. Whatever we do, we need to make sure that we’re concentrating on those particular populations, and this Action Plan is key to getting there.”

July
20
Thu

Communities win and lose against the alcohol industry

Community and public health groups working to reduce alcohol-related harm are thrilled that community calls to halt the proliferation of alcohol outlets in Auckland have been heard.

July
6
Thu

Radio NZ: Brighter Future? Nothing to smile about

After years of being neglected, Anthony Thompson's teeth came back to bite him.

July
6
Thu

Fizz Free Whānau - Bringing Policy to Life

In January 2017, Hāpai Te Hauora launched the “Fizz Free Whānau Challenge” to engage whānau in the healthy lifestyles kaupapa by taking an online pledge to go without fizzy drinks, sugar sweetened beverages, or to go totally sugar free throughout the month of January and beyond. 

July
4
Tue

$1m a month spent in deprived communities on pokie machines

A new report has found pokies machines in small venues don’t offer the checks against problem gambling as those in casinos.

June
30
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora takes Māori Voices to Council doorstep

Today Hāpai Te Hauora delivers the voices from Māori communities on the local board plans in Tāmaki Makaurau to the doorstep of Auckland Council.

June
29
Thu

Advancing the endgame for the tobacco pandemic

Hāpai Te Hauora supports new research on tobacco control published by the University of Otago in the British Medical Journal this month. "This is significant for the tobacco control sector" says Zoe Hawke, General Manager of the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service for Hāpai Te Hauora.

June
29
Thu

Small pokie venues disappoint in mystery shopper report by DIA

This week the Department of Internal Affairs released the results of the "mystery shopper" audit of pokie venues.

June
27
Tue

Auckland-based Diabetes Study in need of volunteers

The Human Nutrition Unit, a nutrition research clinic affiliated with the University of Auckland, are currently recruiting for a study investigating the effects of skipping breakfast on blood glucose control in people with type 2 diabetes.