August
9
Tue

Bylaw business unusual for anti-smoking push

The Hāpai National Tobacco Control Advocacy service welcomes the new proposal by Auckland Council to ban smoking in public places.

August
9
Tue

Welcome Luncheon and Inaugural Workshop for the New Tobacco Control Services

Welcome Luncheon Event and Inaugural Workshop for all the New Tobacco Control Services

August
3
Wed

Auckland Council neglects Maori smokers with shoddy smokefree policy, review says

Maori smokers have been let down by Auckland Council's 'Smokefree by 2025' policy, a damning review has found.

August
2
Tue

Vacancy: Kaiwhakahaere Maori Public Health Leadership

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role will contribute to the leadership of the organisation and the development of annual issues based work plans and associated planning tools. 

August
2
Tue

Hāpai Support E-Cigarette Announcement by Associate Minister of Health

Hāpai Te Hauora as the National Tobacco Control Advocacy Service have always prioritised listening to what consumers using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are saying, and now they are thrilled that the Associate Minister of Health Peseta Sam Lotu-liga seems to be taking their views into consideration too.

August
1
Mon

ASH and Hāpai Te Hauora question Auckland Councils investment in soft drink, alcohol and tobacco companies

Action and Smoking on Health (ASH) and Hāpai Te Hauora (Hāpai) as the National Tobacco Control Advocacy are disappointed with the news that Auckland City Council has investments in soft drink, alcohol and tobacco companies. Both organisations say, It’s a lesson to be learnt by anyone who is advocating for the health of New Zealanders to “make sure your own organisation's backyard is clean first”.

July
28
Thu

Cancer Society and Hāpai te Hauora hosted Kylie Lindorff at a seminar on standardised tobacco packaging.

This seminar was around the effectiveness of plain packaging, sharing learnings from Australia’s experience and pointed out various ways to improve the proposed NZ legislation.

July
27
Wed

Minister welcomes Auckland Council’s support of the local Healthy Families NZ initiative

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today welcomed Auckland Council’s commitment to the local Healthy Families NZ initiative by removing sugar sweetened beverages from vending machines at their leisure sites.

July
22
Fri

Home Grown tobacco claims about protecting profits

Home Grown tobacco claims made by Industry are all about protecting profits.
It is common practice for the Tobacco Industry to play on fears about illicit trade as they have done recently here in New Zealand with home grown tobacco.

July
20
Wed

New Zealand ready to move on standardised tobacco packaging

The New Zealand government’s consultation on the draft standardised tobacco product packaging will close at the end of July.