March
6
Wed

Community and smokefree sector calling on councils for smokefree beach regulations

Community members and the smokefree sector are advocating for councils to prioritise smokefree beach regulations.

March
5
Tue

One News - Vaping shouldn’t be included in potential smoking ban for Wellington beaches, expert argues

Hāpai Te Hauora’s Mihi Blair says vaping can sometimes be a pathway for smokers to quit. 

February
28
Thu

Pacific Health Governance Research Network - Workshop Report

In February, Hāpai te Hauora Senior Manager Stephanie Erick attended the 2nd workshop for the Pacific Health Governance Research Network (PHGRN) in Fiji hosted by the University of Queensland, the Pacific Community and Fiji National University. 

February
27
Wed

One News - 'It's hitting them young' - too much screen time risks exposing children to harmful advertising, expert warns

Children that spend too much time engaging with digital screens risk being exposed to harmful advertising, an expert warns.

February
26
Tue

Scare-mongering Whanganui Chronicle opinion piece: experts and community respond

Community members and the smoke-free sector are calling into question a 

February
25
Mon

Gambling is not a harmless pastime: get gambling out of sports says Māori public health organisation

We are only now beginning to understand the extent to which children are exposed to harmful advertising including alcohol, tobacco and fast food.

February
19
Tue
February
13
Wed

Spotlight on: Te Mania Kapa

Te Mania Kapa currently works as a quit coach at Te Kaha o Te Rangatahi and is passionate about enabling rangatahi to lead smokefree, healthy lives.

February
10
Sun

Tamariki at the centre of new Smokefree Cars bill

In a long awaited announcement today, Associate Health Minister, Jenny Salesa, stated that a new law would be passed to ban smoking in cars carrying children.

February
4
Mon

Phase out the Fizz in 2019

Hāpai Te Hauora calls for a universal ban on the sale of non-water beverages in New Zealand schools.