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Hāpai Dissapointed Govt Funded School Lunch Programme Up For Review

Friday, 8 March 2024, 9:42 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora, Aotearoa's leading Māori Public Health organisation is extremely concerned that the coalition Government has confirmed the government-funded school lunch programme, Ka Ora Ka Ako is under review. Another devastating blow, on hauora ... More >>

Undoing Progress: The Disestablishment Of Te Aka Whai Ora And The Future Of Māori Health

Friday, 1 March 2024, 1:48 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The dissolution of Te Aka Whai Ora will send Māori spiraling backward and add more pressure to a health system already buckling according to New Zealand’s largest Māori Public Health Organisation. Hapai Te Hauora CEO Jacqui Harema is disappointed ... More >>

The Repeal No One Asked For

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 1:46 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

As the Coalition Government rushes to repeal the Smokefree legislation today, Aotearoa’s largest Māori Public Health Organisation are just as concerned that they do not have an effective replacement to combat smoking in the future. Hāpai Te Hauora are ... More >>

Not All Of New Zealand On Track For A Smokefree 2025

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 9:35 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora, Aotearoa’s largest Māori Public Health organisation warns that Māori will not reach the 5% target for a Smokefree 2025. Modelling shows that unless we act with urgency, Māori will be left behind and not reach this goal until 2040 ... More >>

Māori Leaders Call For Urgent Intervention By The Waitangi Tribunal

Friday, 2 February 2024, 2:37 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Māori tobacco control advocates remain resolute in their fight to create a smokefree Aotearoa and ensure flourishing health outcomes for all whānau in Aotearoa. On the 29th of January 2024, Rōpū Tupeka Kore claimants filed an urgent application to ... More >>

2024 New Year’s resolution for Aotearoa: Smokefree 2025 goal to be back on track

Monday, 1 January 2024, 6:54 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

As we enter 2024, many will take the opportunity to reflect on the achievements, the challenges & life lessons of 2023. It’s at this time we make New Year’s resolutions and goals like committing to reconnect with your culture, family or language, ... More >>

45,000+ Kiwis Rally To Put People Before Profit - Oppose The Repeal Of Smokefree Legislation

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 10:57 am | Hapai Te Hauora

In a resounding call for public health and well-being, over 45,000 Kiwis have voiced their opposition to the new government's decision to repeal the globally acclaimed Smokefree legislation. The government and their announcement to repeal the world-leading ... More >>

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 >>





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