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New study finds tobacco industry delayed plain packs

Monday, 16 April 2018, 11:10 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

A new study has suggested that threats of lawsuits given by the tobacco industry contributed to the stall in New Zealand’s plain packaging legislation by at least three years. More >>

Tobacco companies resist excise tax increase

Friday, 26 January 2018, 2:39 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

The excise tax on tobacco products increased on January 1 2018, but the increase hasn't been passed on to all retail products. New Zealand's largest Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, is concerned that this will limit the effectiveness ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates PM and Clarke Gayford

Friday, 19 January 2018, 11:47 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Mōkori anō a mihi ka rere ki a Jacinda Ardern katahi anō ka whakamōhio mai kua hapū ia. Ka tika rā te kōrero he taonga te tamaiti, nō reira, ka rere ngā whakaaro ki a koe Jacinda, otirā ki tō whānau. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora urges action on smoking in cars

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:54 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai Te Hauora supports the recommendations from a study into New Zealanders’ attitudes towards banning smoking in cars carrying children. The authors are researchers from the University of Otago and the University of Auckland. They state that, by ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Welcomes New Government

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 8:38 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Māori public health organisation Hāpai Te Hauora today welcomes the new Government. "As a public health organisation we want to extend our congratulations first to the new Minister of Health, David Clark," said Lance Norman CEO of Hāpai ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora takes Māori Voices to Council doorstep

Friday, 30 June 2017, 4:39 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Press Release: Hāpai Te Hauora takes Māori Voices to Council doorstep Today Hāpai Te Hauora delivers the voices from Māori communities on the local board plans in Tāmaki Makaurau to the doorstep of Auckland Council. The three owner organisations ... More >>

New Tobacco Tax Increases encourage Smokefree New Year

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:59 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

In March 2011 the New Zealand Government committed to a goal of becoming smoke free by 2025. Recently the government re-committed to a further four 10% annual tobacco tax increase to nudge more people to quit so we can all reach the Smokefree 2025 ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora is fighting the fizz for whānau

Sunday, 1 January 2017, 1:57 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

MEDIA RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 9AM JANUARY 1 2017 Hāpai Te Hauora is fighting the fizz for whānau this New Year Hāpai Te Hauora is encouraging whānau to go 'fizz free' this summer by launching #FizzFreeWhānau on New Year's Day 2017. This campaign ... More >>

Call for review of Roll Your Own Tobacco Availability

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 7:00 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai, the voice of Tobacco Control Advocacy, calls for a review of whether Roll Your Own Tobacco should remain available in New Zealand. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora and National Tobacco Control Advocacy

Friday, 1 July 2016, 1:00 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

This year marks 20 years of service delivery for Hāpai Te Hauora (Hāpai) a Māori public health provider who has led both national and regional work to increase health outcomes across all population groups, with a particular focus on reducing inequalities. ... More >>

Supporting the hard to reach to quit

Monday, 30 May 2016, 1:51 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Smoking prevalence remains high amongst people using mental health and addictions services, with a prevailing attitude that they are already under enough stress and smoking is a great way to relieve that stress. This attitude was fostered by a past ... More >>

Iwi smoking on the decline but still more work to be done

Monday, 5 October 2015, 1:03 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Iwi smoking on the decline but still more work to be done According to the latest census, all iwi have seen a significant drop in their numbers of regular smokers with an average decrease of around nine to ten per cent from 2006-2013. 81 per cent ... More >>

Papakura Whanau Fun day

Friday, 11 September 2015, 12:59 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

For the fourth consecutive year the Papakura Whānau Day will celebrate and support the wellbeing, development and self-determination of the Papakura community. Ants Hawke – Kaiwhakahaere of the Preventing Gambling Harm team at Hāpai Te Hauora ... More >>

Tariana Turia's contributions to smokefree Aotearoa

Monday, 11 August 2014, 5:29 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

After a long career in NZ politics, the Honourable Tariana Turia will be stepping down from her parliamentary duties. Tariana has been a vocal opponent of the tobacco industry and has become a powerful driving force in supporting the aspiration of ... More >>

All smiles for World Oral Health Day 2014

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 5:41 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

New Zealand is gearing up to mark World Oral Health Day on 20th March with activities and events at early childhood centres across Auckland. Celebrated around the world, the day’s focus is on reminding young and old about the importance of protecting ... More >>

Royal health appointment for Dame June Mariu

Friday, 31 January 2014, 11:03 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Esteemed Maori leader Dame June Mariu is to be appointed by King Tuheitia as the patron for Maori public health provider Hapai Te Hauora. After 18 years of ongoing support and advocacy Hapai Te Hauora continue to support improved health environments ... More >>

Marae and Kohanga Commend Child Health Findings

Monday, 25 November 2013, 3:46 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Marae, Kohanga Reo and Māori Health Providers in Auckland commend the Health Select Committee on its findings that investment in children in the first three years of life is needed. More >>

New Maori Service Supports World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 5:02 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

The new Maori Tobacco Control Leadership Service to be run by Hapai Te Hauora Tapui and ASH supports World Smokefree Day this Friday 31 May. This new service has been established to reduce tobacco related harm inequalities for Māori. More >>

New Maori Service Supports World Smokefree Day

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 4:03 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

The new Maori Tobacco Control Leadership Service to be run by Hapai Te Hauora Tapui and ASH supports World Smokefree Day this Friday 31 May. This new service has been established to reduce tobacco related harm inequalities for Māori. More >>

Whānau to Lead Change On Alcohol Policy In Auckland

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 4:29 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Whānau and Māori communities are leading change to address alcohol harm in Auckland starting with an alcohol policy forum on Thursday 23rd May 2013. The forum will give attendees an insight into the Auckland alcohol policy. Community health worker, Hemi ... More >>

 

 

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