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.

April
13
Thu

Hāpai endorses Auckland Council's stance against the tobacco industry

Yesterday Auckland Council decided to exclude investments in tobacco manufacturing from their updated Responsible Investment Policy.

April
4
Tue

Tobacco Tax increases punishing families? Not really!

Why is the concept of tobacco taxes and punishing families continually dangled in NZ media? Because that is exactly what the tobacco industry and their associates use to ensure cigarettes are kept affordable and accessible.

March
29
Wed

Hāpai Te Hauora backs legislative progress on E-cigarette availability

Today the Government announced changes which will improve the quality of E-cigarettes available in New Zealand and increase access to these successful smoking cessation products.

March
23
Thu

Bank of New Zealand puts health before profit

This week the Bank of New Zealand confirmed a new responsible investment policy which will exclude companies involved in unethical activities.

March
8
Wed

Subsidised vaping to save lives and money

Hāpai Te Hauora strongly support MP Marama Fox and the Māori Party calls for subsidising vape devices as an alternative to cancer and ill health causing cigarettes. “We see this (vaping) as a viable treatment option that should be considered to stop tobacco related illness. The fact is that vaping devices like electronic-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoked cigarettes.

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.