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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 >>

Hāpai applauds first tobacco-free dairy in South Island

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:18 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Waikuku Beach General Store is paving the way in becoming the first dairy in the South Island to go smoke-free. Store owner, Cathy Farrell, explained that staff, customer and community safety compelled her to remove tobacco products from their ... More >>

Honouring Te Reo Māori could save lives

Monday, 10 September 2018, 5:00 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Honouring Te Reo Māori could save lives: A Māori Language Week collaboration between Hāpai Te Hauora and the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand More >>

Tightening rules on who sells tobacco could reduce smoking

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:55 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Tighter tobacco measures could lead to a 50% reduction in stores selling cigarettes by 2032, a new study has found. More >>

Gambling Harm Minimisation workforce raises awareness

Monday, 3 September 2018, 4:08 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Gambling Harm Awareness Week (GHAW) kicks off today, providing an opportunity for increased awareness of problem gambling in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Fighting smoke with smoke

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 9:05 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora calls for tobacco tax to be reinvested into protecting communities, not cigarettes. More >>

Health group left disappointed at confusing advocacy

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:28 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora is calling for sensibility and improved focus on smoked tobacco cigarettes given its devastating history and continued harm on Māori health. More >>

How can dairy owners support the Smokefree2025 goal

Monday, 23 July 2018, 6:44 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora's answer to this question is ‘to remove the supply of tobacco from convenience stores nationwide’. This may seem like an unrealistic goal in today’s context but we believe it is achievable. It will simply take some brave ... More >>

Smokefree future out of reach for Māori

Friday, 20 July 2018, 2:36 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

New Zealand's Smokefree 2025 goal is looking increasingly unachievable, as the Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report highlights smoking rates among Māori are decreasing at a far slower rate than projected. The report was released ... More >>

Māori community groups lead by example in tackling obesity

Monday, 9 July 2018, 4:16 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Māori community groups lead by example in tackling obesity New research by the University of Otago has highlighted the dominance of unhealthy food at sporting venues in New Zealand. Two thirds of food sold at netball and rugby venues is considered ... More >>

   

 

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