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Hapai Te Hauora - Latest News [Page 1]

Hāpai Te Hauora Leads The Charge For Safe Sleep Practices On Te Ra Mokopuna Ora - Safe Sleep Day

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:43 am | Hapai Te Hauora

As Aotearoa prepares to observe Safe Sleep Day - Te Ra Mokopuna Ora on December 1st, Hāpai Te Hauora issues an urgent call to action to address safe sleep practices for infants. The reality of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is babies losing ... More >>

Smokefree Taskforce Challenge Incoming Government's Move To Repeal Key Smokefree Reforms

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 11:13 am | Hapai Te Hauora

The Smokefree Taskforce, established by the Ministry of Health to guide Aotearoa towards a smokefree future by 2025, is expressing deep concern over the incoming Government's plans to repeal crucial amendments to the Smokefree Environments and ... More >>

New Government Ignores Health Evidence And Moves To Repeal Smokefree Legislation

Monday, 27 November 2023, 9:29 am | Hapai Te Hauora

National Māori Public Health Organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, calls on the new government to reconsider repealing critical, world-leading ,smokefree legislation. The proposed repeal by National, New Zealand First (NZ First), and ACT Government is an unconscionable ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Warns of Catastrophic Impact on Māori Communities Following Incoming Government's Recent Decisions

Saturday, 25 November 2023, 1:50 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

In response to the New Zealand Government's recent coalition announcement, Hāpai Te Hauora's CEO Jason Alexander, expresses profound concern regarding the potential detrimental effects on Māori communities. Hāpai as the leading Māori public health ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Welcome The Implementation Of A Smokefree Generation Policy

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 9:24 am | Hapai Te Hauora

National Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes the implementation of a Smokefree Generation policy. Interim CEO Jason Alexandar of Hāpai Te Hauora says, ‘The world is looking to Aotearoa as we implement world leading Smokefree ... More >>

Youth-led Campaign To Address Youth Vaping - Later Vaper Arcade Is Now Live

Friday, 22 September 2023, 10:53 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A youth-led campaign Protect Youth Breath aims to address reducing youth vaping harm launches the Later Vaper Arcade in South Auckland. Hāpai Te Hauora interim CEO Jason Alexander says, ‘The Later Vaper Arcade is an interactive way to engage ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Says "It’s About Time" - Community Participation Bill Passes Third Reading

Friday, 25 August 2023, 5:58 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hapori will have a greater say about how alcohol is sold within their communities, as the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Bill passes its third reading. Māori Public Health experts at Hāpai Te Hauora acknowledge the passing of this legislation. But, it ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Stands Alongside VapefreeNZkids Petition Calling For Stronger Actions On Youth Vaping.

Wednesday, 16 August 2023, 11:28 am | Hapai Te Hauora

National Maori Public Health organisation Hāpai Te Hauora stands in support of VapefreeKids NZ who are calling for a stronger approach to protect rangatahi from harmful vaping addiction. They are presenting their Petition today on the steps of ... More >>

Tobacco Industry's Manipulation Of Grassroots Campaigns: An Assault On Democracy

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 10:31 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Recently, Farah Hancock published "The 'corner dairy campaign' quietly backed by big tobacco" which brought to light the insidious tactics of big tobacco to keep Kiwis addicted to tobacco products and keep killing New Zealanders for profit. ... More >>

Māori Public Health Experts Call For Urgent Alcohol Law Reform

Monday, 3 July 2023, 8:15 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Māori Public Health experts, Hāpai te Hauora are calling for alcohol harm to be addressed and prioritised in the wake of alarming statistics released last week. In response to the Prime Minister's recent announcement to focus on "bread and ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Encourages Tāne Māori To "soften Up"

Monday, 12 June 2023, 1:12 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Te Wiki Hauora Tāne (Men’s Health Week) is here (12-18 June), and it’s an opportunity for the tāne in our lives to pause, reflect on their health and bring their whānau and loved ones along for the journey. Current statistics show that tāne in Aotearoa ... More >>

The Proposals To Protect Youth From Vaping Is Not Enough

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 11:41 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Te Rōpū Tupeka Kore is disappointed with what they see as a weak proposal that was put forth by the Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verall, in recent announcements, saying the government will “crack down” on vaping products. Te Rōpū Tupeka ... More >>

The Proposals To Protect Youth From Vaping Are Not Enough

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 11:00 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Te Rōpū Tupeka Kore is disappointed with what they see as a weak proposal that was put forth by the Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verall, in recent announcements, saying the government will "crack down" on vaping products. Te Rōpū Tupeka ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Respond To Minister Verrall’s Vaping Annoucement

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 8:11 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora, a leading Maori Public Health organisation, commends the announcement by Minister Verrall to strengthen regulations on vaping in Aotearoa. This is a praiseworthy commitment to safeguarding the hauora of communities, rangatahi and tamariki. Interim ... More >>

Government Makes Good On Its Commitment To Reducing Harm From Pokies

Friday, 2 June 2023, 3:35 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The Government has announced new regulations to ensure venues and gambling societies uphold their responsibilities to prevent problem gambling and gambling harm. These regulations will apply to pubs, clubs and TAB NZ venues and will come into effect ... More >>

World Smokefree Day 2023 : The Job Is Not Done Yet To Achieve Smokefree 2025 For Aotearoa

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 10:50 am | Hapai Te Hauora

As World Smokefree May draws to a close, Māori Public Health experts, Hāpai Te Hauora urge the government to maintain its Auahi Kore priority over the next two years. Hāpai Te Hauora acknowledges World Smokefree Day with Aotearoa taking significant ... More >>

Introducing TUA - Hine And Tāne, Chatbots For Those On Smoke-free Journeys

Wednesday, 24 May 2023, 8:02 am | Hapai Te Hauora

  Kei te whakamātautauhia tētahi rauemi hangarau e te hunga rangatahi e aro nui ana ki te whakamutu i te momi. Kua hanga rauemi mā te hunga rangatahi. Ko Tua - Hine rāua ko Tāne te ingoa, ā, he hoa matihiko, he pou āwhina a Tua ... More >>

2023 Budget A Budget Of Balance

Saturday, 20 May 2023, 2:23 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Māori Public Health experts, Hāpai te Hauora have touted the 2023 Budget as a "Budget of balance". Budget 2023 was announced yesterday, amidst the cost-of-living crisis which is hitting vulnerable communities the hardest, and in the wake of the ... More >>

Aotearoa Response To Australia’s Vaping Laws Announcement

Saturday, 6 May 2023, 11:23 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hapai Te Hauora shares the growing concerns of youth vaping that is on the rise following the announcement by Australia’s Minister of Health to making all vaping products prescription only. Whilst the announcement in Australia reflects a strategy ... More >>

Māori Health Experts Ecstatic On Supreme Court Decision On Alcohol Law - Welcome Relief For Communities

Saturday, 6 May 2023, 11:22 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Auckland's Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) has been upheld by the Supreme Court in a landmark decision that Māori public health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora is hailing as a victory for communities most afflicted by poor alcohol policy in Auckland and ... More >>





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