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The Government Sees Through The Vape Haze

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 10:44 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand has been calling for tougher regulations to tackle our youth vaping epidemic since 2018. Letitia Harding, Chief Executive says, "it is great to hear that Labour recognises this is a major problem in ... More >>

Laps For Lungs

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 12:28 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

In an extraordinary display of endurance and commitment to a cause, Victoria University marketing professor and ultra-marathon runner, Nick Ashill is challenging himself to beat his 2021, 24-hour non-stop run for Breathe Better September, by embarking ... More >>

Vape Signals Are A Call For Help From Our Tamariki

Friday, 11 August 2023, 6:47 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

To protect our rangatahi, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) and Life Education Trust NZ are calling for a complete stop to any more new Specialist Vape Retailers (SVRs) from setting up, and no front of store advertising or visibility ... More >>

Government Soft On Vapes

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 10:33 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ has been calling for a ban on vapes being sold within one kilometre of schools and marae for years, and a complete stop to any more Specialist Vape Retailers (SVRs) from setting up. The recently announced ... More >>

Winners Announced For National Teen Art Competition Highlighting The Harms Of Vaping

Monday, 17 July 2023, 9:09 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ and the Life Education Trust are thrilled to announce the winners in the first ever Don’t Get Sucked In Poster Challenge: a national art competition for young people highlighting the harms of vaping. Entrants ... More >>

Vape Retailers Still Coming To A Community Near You

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 12:11 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New regulations from Government restricting the location of Specialist Vape Retailers (SVRs) are too little, too late say the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation. With 1315 SVRs currently listed on the Health Advisory Regulatory Platform, and 15 added in ... More >>

Survey Reveals Worrying Findings About The Experiences Of New Zealanders With Asthma

Thursday, 15 June 2023, 12:18 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Findings from the Asthma in New Zealand Survey, released today by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand, show that more than half of respondents were living with poorly controlled asthma and that many of these people were not receiving ... More >>

Government Moves On Youth Vaping Inadequate

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 1:26 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is disappointed by the new vaping regulations announced by the Government yesterday, saying they are inadequate to address the scale and seriousness of youth vaping in Aotearoa. "While we are pleased that ... More >>

Trans-Tasman Respiratory Groups Call For Ban Of Disposable Vapes In New Zealand

Monday, 22 May 2023, 6:25 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ), the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and the Lung Foundation Australia are joining forces to call for a ban of disposable vaping products in New Zealand. "Disposable vapes are ... More >>

Urgent Action Needed On Respiratory Health By Next Government, Following Years Of Damning Reports

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 11:24 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is calling for the next government to take long-overdue action to improve the respiratory health of New Zealanders, with successive reports showing extreme inequity in care and outcomes for those living with a respiratory ... More >>

Improving Indoor Air Quality Vital For New Zealanders’ Respiratory Health

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 9:47 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

New Zealanders need to be more aware of indoor air quality and its impact on health, particularly over winter, caution the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ, the Indoor Air Quality Research Centre of New Zealand (IAQRC) and NIWA. "Many people don’t ... More >>

Consider The Environment When Choosing Asthma Treatments

Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 9:27 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is urging healthcare practitioners and people with respiratory conditions to discuss the environmental impact of different inhalers when considering treatment options. "Many people may not be aware of the impact ... More >>

World Asthma Day: Getting Asthma Emergency Kits Into Kiwi Primary Schools

Tuesday, 11 April 2023, 8:53 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

This World Asthma Day, Tuesday 2 May, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is aiming to get Asthma Emergency Kits into New Zealand primary schools. "The theme for World Asthma Day 2023 is Asthma Care for All," explains Foundation Chief Executive ... More >>

Foundation Chief Executive Letitia Harding Receives Prestigious Honour

Tuesday, 28 March 2023, 4:54 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ’s Chief Executive Letitia Harding has been named as the recipient of the 2023 President’s Award by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand’s (TSANZ) for her advocacy and education around the ... More >>

Greater Vaping Restrictions Should Be A Public Health Priority For The Next Government

Monday, 13 March 2023, 10:11 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is calling for greater vaping regulations to be a priority for political parties this election year. "The Foundation is one of many voices, which includes doctors’ groups, respiratory specialists, public ... More >>

Government Proposals On Vaping A Step In Right Direction, But Help Needed In Communities

Friday, 27 January 2023, 8:37 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand is welcoming recent proposals from Government to further restrict vaping, but says action is urgently required in communities with the greatest need. "The proposals set out by the Ministry ... More >>

Parents And Educators Need To Prepare For ‘Return To School’ Asthma Flare Ups

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 10:45 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

As the new school year approaches, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is advising parents and educators to be prepared for return to school asthma flare ups. "Return to school asthma flare ups are well-documented both in New Zealand and overseas. ... More >>

Look After Your Respiratory Health This Summer

Thursday, 15 December 2022, 8:47 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

With the summer holidays almost upon us, the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation is reminding Kiwis to take some simple actions to look after their respiratory health over the next months. "For those 700,000 New Zealanders with respiratory conditions, ... More >>

Finalists For The Respiratory Achievers Awards 2023 Announced

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 10:42 am | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand is thrilled to announce the finalists for its Respiratory Achievers Awards to be held on 23 February 2023. The awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding New Zealanders living with respiratory conditions. ... More >>

Youth Vaping And Smoking Trends Moving In Right Direction, But Sustained Effort Is Needed

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 1:05 pm | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is welcoming findings from the latest youth smoking and vaping survey which shows a continual decline in smoking rates. "The findings from the ASH Year 10 survey are very encouraging. Smoking rates in this ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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