We are excited to introduce you to an emerging Tongan researcher, Linda Palavi. Over the last few years, Linda has transformed her upbringing and lived experience supporting fanau in becoming smokefree, by undertaking a thesis which explores the experiences of Tongan women in cessation support services
Daffodil Day is Cancer Society’s most important annual fundraiser. The money raised is used to support patients with cancer and their families, fund breakthrough cancer research and help reduce the incidence of cancer for our children and grandchildren.
Gambling Harm Awareness week takes place on the first week of September, this event is help to help raise awareness around the dangers of gambling, to encourage and enspire people to slow down/quit and to try put gambling addictions to an end in our communities. This years theme is still yet to e announced.
Hāpai are leaders in Public Health, Policy, Advocacy, Research and Evaluation and Infrastructure services.
We hold a number of Ministry of Health contracts both regionally and Nationally.
We provide a strategic focus that is underpinned by evidence based research for the advancement of health and well being for communities.
The Mission of Hāpai is to increase opportunities for Māori to enjoy good health and to be sustained by healthy environments.