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Vaping education and regulation still urgently needed

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 11:09 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

A major study of youth smoking between 2014 and 2019 by ASH New Zealand and the University of Auckland shows that while some young people are experimenting with vaping, daily use of an e-cigarette is occurring overwhelmingly in existing smokers. More >>

Hāpai Te Hauora supports Māori communities

Monday, 23 September 2019, 8:56 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

The Mental Health Foundation theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is ‘Explore Your Way to Wellbeing. Whāia te ara hauora, whitiora’ More >>

Vaping in Schools Highlights Need for Legislative Change

Friday, 30 August 2019, 2:48 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

News reports that vaping is increasingly being used in schools in Auckland is cause for real concern, Hāpai Te Hauora’s CEO Selah Hart said. More >>

Philip Morris Back to Old Tricks

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 3:05 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Trying to get back-door access to a major Auckland poverty group as well as lobbying key figures in the Ministry of Health and approaching a senior manager at Counties Manukau DHB to have their devices included in its stop smoking programmes shows that ... More >>

Today we celebrate our smokefree future

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 9:14 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

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 raise concerns after legislation rushed

Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 3:47 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai Te Hauora raise concerns after racing legislation rushed through Parliament More >>

Hāpai supports new SUDI prevention resources

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 3:27 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

The Hāpai Te Hauora SUDI (Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy) Prevention Coordination Service supports the release by the Ministry of the Health of the National SUDI Prevention Programme: Needs Assessment and Care Planning Guide and the National Safe Sleep Device ... More >>

Another missed opportunity from The Project on vaping

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:53 am | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai te Hauora is calling for TV show, The Project, to seek expert advice on vaping before developing unhelpful media content. More >>

American Interference in New Zealand Public Health

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:31 pm | Hapai Te Hauora Tapui

Hāpai Te Hauora, New Zealand’s largest Māori public health collective, is disappointed at the recent media coverage of a lab-based scientist flown to our shores which created unnecessary confusion among communities around the use of vaping devices. Last night ... More >>

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 >>



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