October
3
Mon

Men who smoke are THREE times more likely to have children with asthma

Children whose fathers smoked before they were even conceived are more than three times more likely to develop asthma, according to new research.

September
25
Sun

Don’t Believe the Illicit Tobacco Trade Hype

Hāpai Te Hauora the voice of Tobacco Control warns New Zealanders to be prepared for a probable tobacco industry onslaught of exaggerated illicit tobacco trade claims.

September
20
Tue

Stoptober 2016 is here

Last year, Stoptober involved a record number of smokers and supporters signing up for the challenge. In particular, many Māori smokers successfully completed the challenge and even remained Smokefree.

September
19
Mon

Calls for a review of Roll Your Own Tobacco Availability

Hāpai, the voice of Tobacco Control Advocacy, calls for a review of whether Roll Your Own Tobacco should remain available in New Zealand.

September
13
Tue

Dumping tobacco industry investments

Hāpai Te Hauora, the voice of Tobacco Control in New Zealand are pleased with the investment dump of at least $109 million in controversial tobacco industry and weapons investments following a Herald investigation into responsible investment policies. The Insights series Dirty Secrets of Your KiwiSaver sparked a public outcry and intensified debate after the story broke a few weeks ago.

September
9
Fri

No trust for tobacco giant's e-cigs

Our General Manager of National Tobacco Control Advocacy - Zoe Hawke spoke to Radio Waatea in regards to claims by a tobacco giant that it is developing a lower risk alternative to conventional cigarettes

September
9
Fri

Cancer Society, National Advocacy Service, and leading researchers applaud standardised packaging legislation

A major milestone towards achieving New Zealand’s smokefree goal has been achieved in Parliament with the Third Reading of the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco standardised Packaging) Amendment Bill. This means that standardised (plain) cigarette and tobacco packs will almost certainly hit the shelves during 2017.

September
6
Tue

A Regional voice of support

Hāpai Te Hauora are proud to support the first-ever Gamble Harm Awareness Week and a national focus on whānau as the key ingredient to reducing gambling related harm.

September
6
Tue

Gamble harm awareness week comes to Otara

For a long time, Otara has been involved in the movement in reducing and minimising gambling related harm and this event will look to strengthen the work that has already been achieved by the community. It will focuses on giving youth a space to be involved in supporting gambling harm awareness.

August
31
Wed

Live discussion on the MoH E-Cigarettes Consultation document

On Tuesday 30th August 2016 Hāpai and the Cancer Society hosted a live panel discussion on the MoH E-Cigarettes Consultation document.