June
13
Tue

A call to back ‘water only’ schools

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) and Hāpai Te Hauora are calling on Education Minister Nikki Kaye to back ‘water only’ schools. 

June
8
Thu

Hāpai Te Hauora backs plain packaging stance to advance Smokefree 2025

Māori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner announced today that the Government has confirmed its commitment to standardised packaging of tobacco products, with roll out scheduled from 14 March 2018.

June
6
Tue

Annual Hui-ā-Tau 2017

Key themes from the day included stronger programme connectivity across the regional provider network, disruptive leadership as a means to raise awareness, and ensuring performance is underpinned by Māori research and evaluation.

June
6
Tue

Big Tobacco Using Dairy Owners to Fight Tobacco Taxes

Together Hāpai the National Tobacco Control Advocacy service and ASH - Action for Smokefree 2025, are appalled that the tobacco industry is using a front group to complain about tobacco taxes

May
30
Tue

Hāpai Te Hauora announce inaugural Tariana Turia Award for tobacco control open for nominations

This year marks the inaugural year of the Dame Tariana Turia Award for tobacco control. Hāpai Te Hauora and the Cancer Society of New Zealand – Te Kahui Matepukupuku Aotearoa have launched the award in honour of our most fearless and untiring advocate, who championed the most significant tobacco control legislation in our country’s history, all from a minority party position within Government.

May
10
Wed

Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People released

The Ministry of Health has today released the updated physical activity guidelines for children and young people aged 5 - 17 years in conjunction with Sport New Zealand and the Ministry of Education.

May
10
Wed

Australia leads by example in gambling harm reduction measures in the 2017 Budget

Australia leads by example in gambling harm reduction measures in the 2017 Budget. Hāpai Te Hauora and The Salvation Army urge Communications Minister Simon Bridges to consider similar regulatory interventions here. 

April
26
Wed

Nominate the Tū Rangatira mō te Ora 2017

The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Māori Public Health Tū Rangatira mō te Ora Award.

April
26
Wed

Nominate our next public health champion

The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Public Health Champion Award

April
26
Wed

Public Opinion on the Expected Difficulties of Receiving End-of-Life Care

University of Auckland are currently conducting a study that explores people's thoughts on the possibility of someday being cared for by others when they are no longer able to care for themselves.