After a number of years without, Hāpai Te Hauora in collaboration with Māori Leaders in Tobacco Control, hosted a national Hui Māori with one focus point being the consultation document for a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan in Te Whanganui-a-Tara last month.
Hāpai Te Hauora, contract holder for National Tobacco Control Advocacy, congratulates Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall as the recipient of the tobacco control delegation in the allocation of health portfolios announced today.
Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate the Associate Minister for Health Hon. Jenny Salesa on the successful passage of the long-awaited Vaping Bill last night.
Civil infrastructure firm Dempsey Wood today signed a Smokefree Pledge with Stop Smoking Service Ready Steady Quit at Dempsey Wood’s Penrose, Auckland offices. The pledge affirms Dempsey Wood’s commitment to creating a smokefree workplace by 2025
We are excited to introduce you to an emerging Tongan researcher, Linda Palavi. Over the last few years, Linda has transformed her upbringing and lived experience supporting fanau in becoming smokefree, by undertaking a thesis which explores the experiences of Tongan women in cessation support services
Hāpai Te Hauora GM for the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service, Mihi Blair, is concerned that recent media coverage of vaping has the potential to harm whānau.
In a first for a Gull petrol station, Kaukapakapa branch owner, Brett Peachy, has today pledged that tobacco will no longer be sold at his petrol station.
Hāpai te Hauora is calling for TV show, The Project, to seek expert advice on vaping before developing unhelpful media content.
In a recent hui with the Counties Manukau smokefree team, we were struck by their enthusiasm and passion for our kaupapa. With this, we wanted to interview one of their ‘newcomers’, Saini Semisi, for whakawhanaungatanga, and her team mate, Gloria Onelino, who brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. It’s always really exciting to welcome new colleagues to our smokefree whanau, full of passion and ideas, working alongside those who have the experience and insight.
After an increase in excise tax on tobacco on January 1st, communities and smokefree advocates are calling for greater protection of those most affected by thefts from dairies. There has been a reported rise in dairy robberies over the last few months, purported to be in response to the increase in cigarette prices.