May
17
Fri

Spotlight on: Aramoana du Feu 

Aramoana is a passionate smokefree advocate. She recently shared her life journey in becoming smokefree to members of parliament at the Beehive last month.

May
17
Fri

Spotlight on: Aramoana du Feu 

Aramoana is a passionate smokefree advocate. She recently shared her life journey in becoming smokefree to members of parliament at the Beehive last month.

May
8
Wed

Vacancy: Advisory Board Member, National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service

Hāpai Te Hauora, National Tobacco Control Advisory Board have developed a new process to the election of Advisory Board members.  This voluntary role is significant to provide expertise and advice

May
7
Tue

Media Release: Another missed opportunity from The Project on vaping

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

May
2
Thu

Māori Television - Synthetics threshold to arrest suppliers not realistic – Māori health provider

Hāpai te Hauora general manager Janell Dymus-Kurei is concerned about the rising number of synthetic drug deaths, given more than half of synthetic users are Māori

May
1
Wed

NZ Herald: Concerns that police 'unconscious bias' for charging drug users could hurt Māori

A bill before Parliament that puts police discretion into law for how to handle drug users could hurt Māori unfairly because of unconscious bias, the Drug Foundation and Māori health advocates say.

May
1
Wed

Māori News - Synthetics threshold to arrest suppliers not realistic – Māori health provider

Hāpai te Hauora general manager Janell Dymus-Kurei is concerned about the rising number of synthetic drug deaths, given more than half of synthetic users are Māori

April
18
Thu

Spotlight on: Katerina Tetai

Katerina has recently joined the Hāpai whānau for placement as part of the Social Work degree she’s studying towards at Unitec.

April
18
Thu

Spotlight on: Dr. Alex Wodak

Dr Wodak is a physician and was the Director of the Alcohol and Drug Service, at St Vincent's Hospital, in Sydney, Australia from 1982 to 2012. He began advocating for drug law reform in 1987. Wodak is President of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation and was President of the International Harm Reduction Association. 

April
16
Tue

Drug law change to free up treatment funds

Waatea News: The Drug Foundation wants less money spent on drug enforcement and more on prevention and treatment, especially for Māori.