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Lotto warned about using cultural appropriation

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 10:18 am | Hapai Te Hauora

The Lotteries Commission (Lotto) recently released an augmented reality (AR) app to coincide with Chinese New Year. The app links to an instant kiwi 'scratchie' which is purchased at retail outlets. More >>

Māori doctor to present link between childhood diseases

Sunday, 11 February 2018, 1:59 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Māori doctor to present link between childhood diseases of poverty and pokies at international gambling conference More >>

Emotional attachment to cigarettes a barrier in switching

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 9:59 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A New Zealand study has found that some people still find quitting smoking difficult, even when vaping is offered as a smoking cessation intervention. The Otago University study involved in-depth interviews with 20 vapers who still smoked traditional cigarettes ... More >>

Stopping smoking key reason for e-cigarette use

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 5:36 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

New research has been released which shows that vaping in New Zealand is a popular alternative for those wanting to quit smoking tobacco. A recent survey on vapers was conducted by Dr Penny Truman and colleagues at Massey University. The study found ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora warns of risks of online gambling products

Monday, 22 January 2018, 5:40 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora warns of risks of online gambling products supplied by the Lotteries Commission More >>

E-cigarettes now available in leading supermarkets

Friday, 19 January 2018, 11:55 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Some major supermarkets across Aotearoa are now selling e-cigarettes. Meanwhile excise tax on tobacco products have increased by a further 10 percent this month. More >>

Government needs to support communities to Ditch the Fizz

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 5:28 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

A Waikato University study has found that sugary drinks in New Zealand contain proportionally more sugar than their overseas counterparts. Māori Public Health Organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, says that this highlights the need for the government to step up to protect ... More >>

Govt urged to remain committed to tobacco tax increases

Monday, 1 January 2018, 12:24 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Today the Government will increase excise tax on tobacco by 10%. This is in support of Smokefree 2025, and sits alongside other complementary measures such as smoking cessation programmes, regulation of e-cigarettes to enable their use as a harm-reduction ... More >>

Celebrities and Community Leaders say "Ditch the Fizz"

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 9:51 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

On New Year’s Day 2018, the second Fizz Free Whānau challenge will begin. With the support of some big stars and high profile community leaders, the challenge promises to be even more successful than the inaugural challenge to go sugary drink free for ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate Toi Ohomai on compassion

Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 11:24 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate Toi Ohomai on compassionate approach to student drug testing policy More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Slams Auckland Transport Subcontractors

Thursday, 21 December 2017, 10:00 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora Offers to Educate Auckland Transport Subcontractors on Breastfeeding Rights After Appalling Incident More >>

Smokefree 2025 At Risk: Government Urged to Listen to Māori

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:31 am | Hapai Te Hauora

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ could be putting the Smokefree 2025 goal at risk through their scare-mongering tactics and attempts to influence the new Government to turn their backs on a sensible, harm reduction approach to smoking cessation. ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Celebrates Emerging Māori Leaders

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:20 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Te Whare Hukahuka and the graduates of the rangatahi into governance programme Ka Eke Poutama. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora urges community action on kauri crisis

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 1:49 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora urges community action on kauri crisis in the Waitākere Ranges More >>

SUDI prevention is everyone’s responsibility

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 3:56 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Te Rā Mokopuna, National Safe Sleep Day, is celebrated on Friday 1 December. This is the first time the annual event will be supported by the leadership of the new National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service at Hāpai Te Hauora. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora welcome Minister Jenny Salesa

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 5:12 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Ka tuku mihi a Hāpai Te Hauora ki a Jenny Salesa kua whai tūranga hei minita e hāngai ana ki ngā mahi auahi kore. More >>

Rangatahi paving the way for a Gamble Free future

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 7:51 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Over a third of those seeking support for problem gambling are Māori. That’s a statistic that doesn’t sit well with 20-year-old Brooke Stilwell. Passionate about creating positive change in her community, Brooke has championed an innovative ... More >>

Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 4:44 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes towards Smokefree Outdoor Policies (SFOP). Māori leadership in creating ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora launches new SUDI prevention service

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 9:00 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora has been awarded the Ministry of Health contract to deliver the national SUDI prevention coordination service for the newly designed national SUDI prevention programme. More >>

Small pokie venues disappoint in mystery shopper report

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 3:07 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

This week the Department of Internal Affairs released the results of the "mystery shopper" audit of pokie venues. Casinos and smaller clubs and societies known as 'Class 4' venues were visited by actors trained to mimic problem gambling behaviour. ... More >>



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