November
24
Thu

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Te Whare Hukahuka and the graduates of Ka Eke Poutama

Tomorrow at 5.30pm (Friday 25th November 2016) the first cohort of the inaugural rangatahi into governance programme Ka Eke Poutama will graduate. The programme is facilitated by Te Whare Hukahuka with support from the Māori Womens Development Inc. Designed to offer pathways into governance for rangatahi across Aotearoa.

November
23
Wed

A closer look at the Health Survey highlights worrying uptake trends for smoking

Hāpai Te Hauora the voice of Tobacco Control Advocacy encourages people to look closely at the recent New Zealand Health survey results to gain a full picture of the health of New Zealanders.

November
23
Wed

Hāpai Te Hauora to present at the National Association of Gambling Studies conference

A pan-continental collaboration of indigenous researchers including Hāpai Te Hauora will present at the National Association of Gambling Studies conference on indigenous gambling this week.

November
18
Fri

Hāpai Trending News Issue #17

Every fortnight we will find the latest news stories relating to the key issue areas of Alcohol and Drug Harm, Tobacco Control, Problem Gambling, Nutrition and Physical Activity and Indigenous Health and the general health of Māori from around the world and right here in Aotearoa.

November
18
Fri

Tobacco Contol Update #6

Hāpai Te Hauora as the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service produce a fortnightly newsletter containing updates on Tobacco Control locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, as well as information about conferences and events relating to tobacco control.

November
14
Mon

Hāpai attended The Leap, New Zealand’s first entrepreneurs festival

Last week Hāpai attended The Leap, New Zealand’s first entrepreneurs festival, established by pro-snowboarder turned entrepreneur Robett Hollis. 

October
28
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora presents at the National Smokefree Research Symposium

Hāpai Te Hauora was pleased to present at the inaugural tobacco control mini-symposium was held on the 26th October 2016 at the University of Otago, Wellington. General Manager Zoe Martin-Hawke (pictured) said, "It was a great opportunity to provide the sector with an update on the new tobacco control advocacy service." 

October
18
Tue

Dollars and Sense - Community Action to Address Problem Gambling

Hāpai Te Hauora, the voice for community action on the Minimisation and Prevention of Gambling Harm, are calling for decision makers to ensure money is returned to those communities who are contributing the most to pokie machines revenue. This will ensure communities with higher numbers of pokie machines are better resourced to combat the social issues created by the generating of funding for the nation.

October
13
Thu

Stopping the supply of cigarettes to children

One of the key elements for the next stage is to address the substantial supply of cigarettes across New Zealand in every community. Mrs. Hawke says “we are exploring options by which to disrupt the supply of cigarettes to our families, not just simply licensing or asking for a registration of those who sell cigarettes to children or adults. It is illegal to sell cigarettes to children but this is still occurring so we need to think about how we create environments that will stop these sales.

October
12
Wed

NZ's first 'no sugary drinks logo'

New Zealand's first "no sugary drinks" logo has been produced in a bid to highlight the health damage from too much sugar in diets. The logo has been devised by Auckland University marketing lecturer Dr Bodo Lang for health advocacy group FIZZ, of which he is a member.