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HPF Co-Deputy Executive Director To Take Up Senior Māori Leadership Role At PHARMAC

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 11:51 am | Health Promotion Forum

After leading Maori health promotion for more than 10 years, the Health Promotion Forum’s Co-Deputy Executive Director Trevor Simpson will be the inaugural Chief Maori Advisor at PHARMAC, as from next month. HPF’s Executive Director Sione Tu’itahi ... More >>

Health Promotion leader honoured

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:37 pm | Health Promotion Forum

The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand’s (HPF) Executive Director Sione Tu’itahi has received the 2019 Public Health Champion Award of the Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHANZ). More >>

Conference to tackle global issues

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:33 pm | Health Promotion Forum

A global conference that will showcase “state-of-the-art” practice, research and theory in health promotion will be held in Rotorua from April 7 to 11 next year. More >>

Global conference timely for Pacific peoples

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 4:13 pm | Health Promotion Forum

Global conference timely for Pacific peoples Sione Tu’itahi is all too aware of the effects of climate change in the Pacific. More >>

HPF Wins Bid to Host World Conference in New Zealand

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:16 am | Health Promotion Forum

The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand Runanga Whakapiki Ake I Te Hauora o Aotearoa (HPF) has won the bid to host a world health promotion conference in New Zealand in 2019. More >>

NZ Health Promotion Held Up As International Best Practice

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 2:03 pm | Health Promotion Forum

Health promotion programmes in Aotearoa New Zealand are being held up as models of best practice this week at the annual conference of the world’s most highly respected health promotion organisation. Senior Health Promotion Strategists from the Health ... More >>

New Executive Director for the Health Promotion Forum of NZ

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 4:06 pm | Health Promotion Forum

Sione Tu’itahi has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand Runanga Whakapiki Ake I Te Hauora o Aotearoa. An educator, author and public health professional, Sione has been the Deputy Executive Director of the ... More >>

Ensure a strong focus on prevention of illness

Thursday, 22 October 2009, 9:51 am | Health Promotion Forum

Ensuring a strong focal point for prevention of illness is essential if the Minister’s reforms are to be effective say three leading public health organisations. The Minister of Health today announced structural changes in the health sector aimed at improving ... More >>

Essential Workforce To Improve Health

Friday, 19 December 2008, 11:14 am | Health Promotion Forum

The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand welcomes the Minister of Health's recognition that workforce issues are widespread across the health sector. More >>

Walking School Buses Help Overweight Kids

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 12:17 am | Health Promotion Forum

New Walking School Bus research shows Aucklanders are benefiting from more than just the annual reduction of 720,000 car trips Walking School Buses generate. It shows school kids and adults alike love the daily physical activity of the school walk. More >>

New Zealand health system prejudiced

Monday, 31 October 2005, 12:40 am | Health Promotion Forum

Around 80 health workers - including many national experts - will gather at Waipapa Marae at the University of Auckland on Monday, to discuss the state of New Zealand's health. More >>