This year marks the inaugural year of the Dame Tariana Turia Award for tobacco control. Hāpai Te Hauora and the Cancer Society of New Zealand – Te Kahui Matepukupuku Aotearoa have launched the award in honour of our most fearless and untiring advocate, who championed the most significant tobacco control legislation in our country’s history, all from a minority party position within Government.
The Ministry of Health has today released the updated physical activity guidelines for children and young people aged 5 - 17 years in conjunction with Sport New Zealand and the Ministry of Education.
Australia leads by example in gambling harm reduction measures in the 2017 Budget. Hāpai Te Hauora and The Salvation Army urge Communications Minister Simon Bridges to consider similar regulatory interventions here.
The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Māori Public Health Tū Rangatira mō te Ora Award.
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.