September
19
Mon

Calls for a review of Roll Your Own Tobacco Availability

Hāpai, the voice of Tobacco Control Advocacy, calls for a review of whether Roll Your Own Tobacco should remain available in New Zealand.

September
13
Tue

Dumping tobacco industry investments

Hāpai Te Hauora, the voice of Tobacco Control in New Zealand are pleased with the investment dump of at least $109 million in controversial tobacco industry and weapons investments following a Herald investigation into responsible investment policies. The Insights series Dirty Secrets of Your KiwiSaver sparked a public outcry and intensified debate after the story broke a few weeks ago.

September
9
Fri

No trust for tobacco giant's e-cigs

Our General Manager of National Tobacco Control Advocacy - Zoe Hawke spoke to Radio Waatea in regards to claims by a tobacco giant that it is developing a lower risk alternative to conventional cigarettes

September
9
Fri

Cancer Society, National Advocacy Service, and leading researchers applaud standardised packaging legislation

A major milestone towards achieving New Zealand’s smokefree goal has been achieved in Parliament with the Third Reading of the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco standardised Packaging) Amendment Bill. This means that standardised (plain) cigarette and tobacco packs will almost certainly hit the shelves during 2017.

September
6
Tue

A Regional voice of support

Hāpai Te Hauora are proud to support the first-ever Gamble Harm Awareness Week and a national focus on whānau as the key ingredient to reducing gambling related harm.

September
6
Tue

Gamble harm awareness week comes to Otara

For a long time, Otara has been involved in the movement in reducing and minimising gambling related harm and this event will look to strengthen the work that has already been achieved by the community. It will focuses on giving youth a space to be involved in supporting gambling harm awareness.

August
31
Wed

Live discussion on the MoH E-Cigarettes Consultation document

On Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hāpai and the Cancer Society hosted a live panel discussion on the MoH E-Cigarettes Consultation document.

August
30
Tue

E-cigarettes Submission Expert Panel

On 30th August 2016 Hāpai and the Cancer Society hosted a live discussion on the Ministry of Health E-Cigarettes Consultation Document.

August
25
Thu

Winner of a week for smokefree 2025

This week the proposed Tobacco Plain Packaging legislation passed the Committee stage by 108 votes to 13, followed the next day by the announcement that there will be an extension of the Smokefree boundary at Parliament.

August
23
Tue

Plain packaging Amendment Bill through to committee stage Wednesday

This week the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Standardised Packaging) Amendment Bill, which would introduce a plain packaging regime for tobacco products, is through to Committee of the Whole House. One step closer to ‪#‎Smokefree2025‬.