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Food industry serves the waffle, government pours the syrup

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:51 am | Hapai Te Hauora

A just-released report shows that the food industry wants to stay in a business-as-usual mode with a few minor tweaks around the edges. In response, the New Zealand Government appeared comfortable with that approach, and provided no Government plans for comprehensive ... More >>

Statistics show Te Reo Māori protects against alcohol harm

Friday, 18 October 2019, 2:27 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Recently the Health Promotion Agency released a report into hazardous drinking in New Zealand. The report shows that Māori who drink alcohol and live in deprived circumstances are less likely to have a harmful relationship with alcohol if they ... More >>

1 NEWS OIA release on tobacco sales cause for hope

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:05 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Yesterday a journalist from 1 NEWS published statistics reflecting the sharp decline in tobacco sales since 2016. This information was released to 1 NEWS under the Official Information Act and it is welcome news to the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Coordination ... More >>

Smoking is Becoming A Dying Habit in Aotearoa

Friday, 11 October 2019, 8:35 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora is quietly celebrating the release of Census 2018 figures which shows a drop in the proportion of regular smokers aged 15 years and over decreasing to 13.2 per cent, compared to the 2013 Census figures of 15.1 per cent. More >>

Hāpai te Hauora secures major research grant

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 12:00 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The Health Research Council has awarded Hāpai te Hauora a Ngā Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant to explore whānau Māori experiences with an FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) diagnosis. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Welcomes Study Findings

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:42 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

The results from the largest randomised trial in the world of e-cigarette use involving Māori has been warmly welcomed by Mihi Blair, Hāpai Te Hauora General Manager of Tobacco Control Advocacy Services. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates John Marsden

Friday, 6 September 2019, 3:18 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Long-time Hāpai Te Hauora board member Reverend John Marsden will be made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit on Friday."We warmly congratulate this rangatira of Māori health and education," says Selah Hart, CEO of Hāpai. "John ... More >>

Communities come together to celebrate hauora at Ihumātao

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 3:42 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Each year, the first week of September marks Gambling Harm Awareness Week. This year Hāpai Te Hauora is hosting a day of hauora activities at Ihumātao. This initiative will showcase Māori concepts of wellbeing. It aims to confront the multi-faceted ... More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes new CEO Selah Hart

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 1:47 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora will formally welcome Selah Hart into her new role as CEO on Friday 6th September. More >>

Today we celebrate our smokefree future

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 9:00 am | Hapai Te Hauora

This morning, the tobacco control sector and community members will be welcomed onto Kōkiri marae to celebrate the launch of the Whakahā o Te Pā Harakeke research programme which aims to help reduce smoking disparities and achieve a Smokefree Aotearoa. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora Stands for Oranga Tangata

Saturday, 27 July 2019, 11:24 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora is providing support on the ground at the peaceful demonstration at Ihumātao. More >>

National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service on vaping

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 7:04 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora GM for the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service, Mihi Blair, is concerned that recent media coverage of vaping has the potential to harm whānau. More >>

Wānangatia te Wahakura

Monday, 8 July 2019, 8:15 am | Hapai Te Hauora

The SUDI Prevention National Coordination Service are holding a series of national wānanga across Aotearoa, focused on connecting whānau, weavers, communities and kaupapa Māori health professionals committed to supporting the sustainability of ... More >>

Appointing Henare to associate health role - updated

Saturday, 29 June 2019, 10:38 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. More >>

Appointing Henare to associate health role

Friday, 28 June 2019, 6:34 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora believes appointing Minister Peeni Henare, to Associate Minister of Health was a strategic move which has the potential to accelerate progress towards smokefree 2025. More >>

Is the new gov strategy enough to address gambling harm?

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:07 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai te Hauora congratulates Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa and her colleagues on today’s launch of the 3-year strategy to reduce gambling harm and their decision to increase the proportion of the gambling levy funded from the money lost by gamblers. More >>

Hāpai/ Otago University partnership secures over $3 mil

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 3:04 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

As New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 deadline draws closer, the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has just awarded $4.95 million in funding for the Whakahā o Te Pā Harakeke programme. This programme will be led in partnership by Otago University, ... More >>

Māori voices in the fight to reduce tobacco harm

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 10:06 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora cautions the health sector about silencing Māori voices in the fight to reduce tobacco harm More >>

Ministry of Health ramps up vaping support by launching site

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 12:05 pm | Hapai Te Hauora

Associate Minister Jenny Salesa today announced that the New Zealand-specific "Vaping Facts" website is now live. Wairehu or vaping products are being touted as one avenue to helping Aotearoa reach its ambitious target of being smokefree by 2025. ... More >>

Petrol station takes cigarettes out of its store

Friday, 31 May 2019, 9:32 am | Hapai Te Hauora

Kaukapakapa petrol station makes history in signing smokefree pledge to take cigarettes out of its store More >>

 

 

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