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Wānangatia te Wahakura

Monday, 8 July 2019, 8:15 am | Hapai Te Hauora

The SUDI Prevention National Coordination Service are holding a series of national wānanga across Aotearoa, focused on connecting whānau, weavers, communities and kaupapa Māori health professionals committed to supporting the sustainability of ... More >>

Appointing Henare to associate health role - updated

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 10:38 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. More >>

Appointing Henare to associate health role

Friday, 28 June 2019, 6:34 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. More >>

Is the new gov strategy enough to address gambling harm?

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:07 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora congratulates Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa and her colleagues on today’s launch of the 3-year strategy to reduce gambling harm and their decision to increase the proportion of the gambling levy funded from the money lost by gamblers. More >>

Hāpai/ Otago University partnership secures over $3 mil

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 3:04 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

As New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 deadline draws closer, the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has just awarded $4.95 million in funding for the Whakahā o Te Pā Harakeke programme. This programme will be led in partnership by Otago University, ... More >>

Māori voices in the fight to reduce tobacco harm

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 10:06 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora cautions the health sector about silencing Māori voices in the fight to reduce tobacco harm More >>

Ministry of Health ramps up vaping support by launching site

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 12:05 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Associate Minister Jenny Salesa today announced that the New Zealand-specific "Vaping Facts" website is now live. Wairehu or vaping products are being touted as one avenue to helping Aotearoa reach its ambitious target of being smokefree by 2025. ... More >>

Petrol station takes cigarettes out of its store

Friday, 31 May 2019, 9:32 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Kaukapakapa petrol station makes history in signing smokefree pledge to take cigarettes out of its store More >>

Budget should demonstrate commitment to Māori

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 2:30 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The team at Hāpai Te Hauora, New Zealand’s largest Māori public health NGO, hold high hopes for a transformational budget from the coalition government this Thursday. More >>

Hapai Te Hauora applauds Gov for drug legislation decision

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 1:53 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hapai Te Hauora applauds Government for psychoactive substance legislation stance More >>

Hāpai support Māori midwives to enable whānau to thrive

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 3:50 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora supports the actions of two Māori midwives Jean Te Huia and Ripeka Ormsby who sought to prevent the uplifting of a seven-day-old baby from their mother last Tuesday night at Hawke’s Bay hospital. The pair, alongside a contingent of ... More >>

Planting seeds in fertile soil: New gambling ad standards

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 10:35 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Planting seeds in fertile soil: Building safer environments for tamariki with new gambling advertising standards More >>

Launch of new SUDI Prevention Workforce Development Videos

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 10:07 am | Hapai Te Hauora

On the 12th of April, the National Coordination for SUDI Prevention Service from Hāpai Te Hauora are launching SUDI Prevention video resources for those working in the health sector. The resource seeks to prioritise Māori voices within the SUDI ... More >>

Youth smoking in New Zealand continues to fall

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 10:55 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa released new data showing that daily smoking among students (aged 14-15) has dropped below 2% for the first time. Only 1.9% of students reported daily smoking. More >>

Smokefree sector calling on councils for smokefree beaches

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 2:49 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Community members and the smokefree sector are advocating for councils to prioritise smokefree beach regulations. This call to action came to a head this week as Wellington city council stated that they are proposing to extend its smoking ban to the Grey ... More >>

Scare-mongering Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 10:11 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Community members and the smoke-free sector are calling into question a Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece for giving a misleading and misguided stance on vaping. More >>

Gambling is not harmless: get gambling out of sports

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 9:13 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Gambling is not a harmless pastime: get gambling out of sports says Māori public health organisation More >>

Tamariki at the centre of new Smokefree Cars bill

Sunday, 10 February 2019, 1:18 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

In a long awaited announcement today, Associate Health Minister, Jenny Salesa, stated that a new law would be passed to ban smoking in cars carrying children. More >>

Community reflections on Te Tiriti today

Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 11:25 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Committing to truth, committing to change: Community reflections on Te Tiriti today More >>

We have the evidence, stop creating more barriers

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:20 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A new study on vaping supports community voices in showing that vaping is more effective than nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). More >>

 

 

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