It’s been a rewarding, challenging 20 months for Mihi Blair. As she steps down as GM of Tobacco Control Advocacy at Hāpai she tells us how the support of wāhine Māori, the voices of her tamariki and watching her beloved dad die from lung disease gave her strength and determination in her work.
With news of the latest tobacco tax increase, dairy owners are calling for extra help to protect them from robberies.
Wide-ranging public health strategies and leadership needed to get all New Zealanders to a Smokefree2025
Tobacco prices are set to go up by just over 11 per cent on January 1, in the last of a series of annual tax-based price rises announced in the 2016 budget.
This week a collective of mana whenua, Māori health providers, advocates and community take their concerns about alcohol harm inequities to a symposium held at Middlemore Hospital.
As Team Leader Leader at ProCare, MIKE POCKLINGTON mentors stop-smoking practitioners. He tells us how quitting his habit, years in education and a Māori world-view have shaped his work.
We are concerned at delays to the introduction to the House of the Smokefree Environments Amendment (Vaping) Bill. This delay is not in the best interests of children or smokers who want to stop
Today Hāpai Te Hauora’s Māori Public Health Team launches "Tobacco is Not Our whakapapa" a series of video clips which seeks to re-center whakapapa in the narrative of tobacco harm minimisation.
Today leading Māori health and public health organisations called on the Crown to meet its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi as it drafts legislation for the regulation of cannabis.
This month, we highlight Sue Taylor, the recipient of the Dame Tariana Turia award which she received at the Oceania Tobacco Control conference in Sydney, Australia. Sue was nominated for her decades of tireless work championing the health and wellbeing of whānau, hapū, iwi- particularly drawing attention to the equitable improvement of Māori and tikanga within the tobacco control sector