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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 >>

Phase out the Fizz in 2019

Monday, 4 February 2019, 5:03 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora calls for a universal ban on the sale of non-water beverages in New Zealand schools. More >>

Anti-tobacco advocates suspicions confirmed by investigation

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:34 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Tobacco control advocates' suspicions have been confirmed as a recent investigation has revealed that the NZ Taxpayers’ Union accepted funding from British American Tobacco (BAT). In an investigation into the ties between "free-market think ... More >>

Waka Ama NZ recognised for role in promoting Māori health

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 12:20 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates the Ngā Kaihoe o Aotearoa (Waka Ama New Zealand) for its commitment to Māori wellbeing during the national championship festival. First established in 2000, this year will be the 30th year for the festival, and ... More >>

Why we need a reality check on dairy robberies

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 11:58 am | Hapai Te Hauora

"There would be no cigarettes to steal if they weren’t available": Why we need a reality check on dairy robberies More >>

Wāhine Māori say vaping is the way to beat tobacco

Tuesday, 1 January 2019, 4:54 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Wāhine Māori across Aotearoa are paving the way by encouraging other wāhine to switch to vaping following the annual tobacco excise tax increase on January 1st. More >>

Myth busting the effects of vaping

Friday, 21 December 2018, 2:44 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

"I want to quit cigarettes for my pregnancy, does that mean I can vape?": Myth busting the effects of vaping More >>

South Auckland communities ripped off twice by pokies scam

Friday, 21 December 2018, 9:38 am | Hapai Te Hauora

This week the Department of Internal Affairs achieved a successful prosecution of four men and an incorporated society for misusing the proceeds from pokie machines. They will be sentenced in the new year. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora applauds ‘significant step’

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:39 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora applauds ‘significant step’ towards reducing drug-related harm by Government Source: Hapai Te Hauora More >>

Māori health advocates say ASA lacks cultural awareness

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:14 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The Advertising Standards Authority recently decided not to uphold a complaint from public health collective Healthy Auckland Together (HAT) about advertising junk food to children. The complaint was targeted at a YouTube advertisement for Kinder Surprise. More >>

Hapai Te Haoura release on tobacco and vaping

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 1:12 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora hold the national contract for tobacco control, and after having listened to a recent interview on RNZ regarding rangatahi uptake of vaping, we would like to offer our perspective on this issue, which is informed by both evidence and ... More >>

Report praised for acknowledging historic trauma

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 12:27 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

"How do we stop getting in the way of Maori and Pasifica flourishing, and reverse the trauma of colonisation and disadvantage?" More >>

 

 

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