Hāpai welcomes the announcement and has formally invited the Prime Minister to receive a wahakura for her new baby.
Hāpai Te Hauora a national public health organisation congratulates Rotorua based Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, for reconsidering their student drug testing policy.
Drug testing should not be a barrier for young people considering a career in the trade industry . Although Hāpai understands the need for drug testing for safety reasons, a compassionate approach is recommended , where any positive drug test results are followed up with offers of counselling and other appropriate supports to move students away from possible addiction, and into there chosen career pathway.
Community and public health groups working to reduce alcohol-related harm are thrilled that community calls to halt the proliferation of alcohol outlets in Auckland have been heard.
After years of being neglected, Anthony Thompson's teeth came back to bite him.
The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Public Health Champion Award
The Public Health Association is inviting nominations for this year's Māori Public Health Tū Rangatira mō te Ora Award.
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 said "The haka makes a stance against all the bad publicity making us look like the centre of harm in New Zealand. So we want to paint a picture that this is not our house, this is not the house left to us by our tupuna."
Hāpai applaud those who have been elected to represent our District Health Boards across Aotearoa.
The focal point for ‘Rapu Ora, Whai Ora’ Kaupapa will be about changing the perceptions of whanau around engagement in physical activity and nutrition. Through this kaupapa we attempted to assist whanau in recognising their historical connection to the environment, especially as a form that has sustained Māori for centuries.
This week in Auckland Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Te ORA), the Māori Medical Practitioners Association, is the host for the Pacific Region Indigenous Doctor’s Congress PRIDoC. PRIDoC was first held 15 years ago and has formal membership from the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association, Association of American Indian Physicians, Association of Native Hawaiian Physicians, Indigenous Physicians of Canada and the Medical Association for Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan.