The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Public Health Champion Award

University of Auckland are currently conducting a study that explores people's thoughts on the possibility of someday being cared for by others when they are no longer able to care for themselves.

Yesterday Auckland Council decided to exclude investments in tobacco manufacturing from their updated Responsible Investment Policy.

Why is the concept of tobacco taxes and punishing families continually dangled in NZ media? Because that is exactly what the tobacco industry and their associates use to ensure cigarettes are kept affordable and accessible.

Today the Government announced changes which will improve the quality of E-cigarettes available in New Zealand and increase access to these successful smoking cessation products.

This week the Bank of New Zealand confirmed a new responsible investment policy which will exclude companies involved in unethical activities.

Hāpai Te Hauora strongly support MP Marama Fox and the Māori Party calls for subsidising vape devices as an alternative to cancer and ill health causing cigarettes. “We see this (vaping) as a viable treatment option that should be considered to stop tobacco related illness. The fact is that vaping devices like electronic-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoked cigarettes.

Alcohol Healthwatch is an established Charitable Trust with a mission to reduce alcohol-related harm through effective health promotion.

Te Whānau o Waipareira Research Unit are conducting research regarding physical activity amongst our whānau and your contribution is needed. Fill out the quick, simple survey (don’t worry whānau, it will take 2mins max!). To thank you for your time you will go in the draw to win one of the $50 vouchers for Westfield Westcity.

Kapa haka favourites Muriwhenua will unveil a special new haka at the national kapa haka championships Te Matatini next week."Ko te wharetapu o muriwhenua” Thomas Strickland, Kaihaka of Muriwhenua