News

July
12
Mon

Radio NZ: Māori 'up against it' battling liquor store licensing in local communities

Māori 'up against it' battling liquor store licensing in local communities

July
12
Mon

Radio NZ: Iwi-led study to investigate alcohol harm in Māori communities

Those behind a new iwi-led study hope it will tip the scales in favour of vulnerable communities trying to oppose liquor outlets. 

June
23
Wed

Big Tobacco exploit dairy owners in cynical attempt to derail smokefree policy

Late yesterday afternoon, Hāpai Te Hauora sent a tweet in response to NZ Herald’s article: Revealed: Big Tobacco behind dairy owners postcard protest at Parliament. The response from Hāpai says "Disappointed - yet not surprised, that Big Tobacco are using dairy owners to lead their agenda to continue to kill New Zealanders.

June
7
Mon

Tupeka Kore Aotearoa National Hui

After a number of years without, Hāpai Te Hauora in collaboration with Māori Leaders in Tobacco Control, hosted a national Hui Māori with one focus point being the consultation document for a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan in Te Whanganui-a-Tara last month.

May
31
Mon

World Smokefree Day Today

'Commit to Quit' is the theme for 2021 and 'Whakamutu' being the te reo Māori encapsulation of the theme.

May
19
Wed

Hāpai Te Hauora Budget Wishlist for 2021

Hāpai Te Hauora, the largest Māori public health collective in Aotearoa, outlines key priority areas it hopes to see for Budget 2021 Health.

May
4
Tue

Whakanoa with Haylee Koroi

Here at Hāpai our mission statement is "Oranga Whenua, Oranga Tangata" - This means healthy environments sustain healthy lifestyles. During the month of April, World Earth Day was observed. In honour of this kaupapa, we talked with Haylee Koroi – a taiāo and kai ora advocate in Tāmaki Makaurau.

April
21
Wed

Māori communities prepared and waiting for Health system reform

This morning the Government announced a proposal for a suite of changes to the composition of the New Zealand Health Sector

April
16
Fri

Smokefree Action Plan needed for underserved communities

Tala Pasifika; Pacific Action For Change congratulate Associate Minister of Health, Dr. Ayesha Verrall for today’s release of a strong comprehensive action plan to achieve a Smokefree Aotearoa.

April
15
Thu

Governments Smokefree Action Plan Announced - bold moves to end Tobacco Harm in Aotearoa begins now

Hāpai Te Hauora applauds the government and today’s announcement by Associate Minister of Health, Dr. Ayesha Verrall on their proposals for a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan. The three key goals are to eliminate inequities in smoking rates and smoking related illness; increase the number of children and young people who remain Smokefree; and, increase the number of people who successfully quit smoking.