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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 >>

Tamariki to plant harakeke for Safe Sleep day

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 1:21 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Weaving experts, community leaders and Hāpai te Hauora are coming together with students from Māngere Bridge school to plant a pā harakeke (plantation of harakeke) during Safe Sleep Week. The National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service from Hāpai ... More >>

Smokefree sector underwhelmed by message on vaping

Friday, 23 November 2018, 2:37 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Today the Associate Minister of Health, Jenny Salesa, delivered a much-anticipated response from the government to the introduction of vaping products to New Zealand. Vapes have been a contentious subject in the health sector, sparking debate between ... More >>

Build on wāhine resilience and watch the statistics change

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:27 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A new Ministry of Health report was released today which identified insights generated from initiatives which empowered young Maori women to become smoke free, including building trusting relationships, dismantling complex life contexts and building financial ... More >>

Build on wāhine resilience and watch the statistics change

Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:01 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A new Ministry of Health report was released today which identified insights generated from initiatives which empowered young Maori women to become smoke free, including building trusting relationships, dismantling complex life contexts and building financial ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora condemns Phillip Morris International

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 2:43 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora condemns the latest activity by Phillip Morris International (PMI) to associate with indigenous peoples, by requesting pōwhiri and kapa haka support for a corporate event. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora joins the Health Not Handcuffs Coalition

Monday, 19 November 2018, 7:10 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora joins the Health Not Handcuffs Coalition to petition the Prime Minister to invest $150m in drug harm reduction More >>

Community members prevented from taking action

Monday, 29 October 2018, 6:55 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

A TVNZ story this week raised concerns held by Manukau Ward Councillor Alf Filipaina that weak legislation is shutting out local communities from participating in civic processes to address gambling harm. Alf told TVNZ that his community lost more than ... More >>

Great strides made in new council smokefree regulations

Friday, 26 October 2018, 2:36 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

New council policy in Tāmaki Makaurau and Whangarei will see smoking prohibited outside of hundreds of cafes and bars, but more consistent regulations are needed. More >>

Misleading headlines cause unnecessary hype over vaping

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 3:15 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Recent findings from a vaping study contribute to growing evidence for vaping as a harm reduction tool in smoking cessation. The study also encourages the need for stronger regulations in the sector. More >>

Communities connect with Mātauranga Māori

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:26 am | Hapai Te Hauora

From waka ama to māra kai and Māori movement, Māori workshops are being held this Mental Health Awareness Week to promote positive community wellbeing. More >>

Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option

Monday, 24 September 2018, 5:04 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora - Increased Tobacco Tax Not The Only Option Source: Hapai Te Hauora More >>

 

 

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