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.

April
1
Thu

Smokers unimpressed with push to decrease tobacco outlets: "I’m really pissed off"

Hāpai Te Hauora CEO Selah Hart, speaks to Te Karere supporting the Cancer Society's petition to reduce the number of outlets selling tobacco.

March
24
Wed

‘Irresponsible and out of touch’: food delivery giant, UberEats joins growing number of ‘alcohol on demand’ delivery services

In an announcement made this week, from Tuesday 23rd March, Aucklanders will be able to order alcohol on demand using the new feature on the UberEats app, with Christchurch and Wellington to follow in the coming weeks. With alcohol outlet density a major issue, this service makes it even easier for our whānau and communities to access alcohol.

March
22
Mon

CMDHB Wānanga Wahakura

A series of workshops for beginners to learn to weave a three whiri wahakura from local master weaver Shelley Bell.

March
22
Mon

Māori NGOs give their perspective on proposed Health & Disability System changes

Repositioning Health & Disability Non-Government Organisations for the Future (A perspective for Māori NGOs) is a snapshot report by the NGO Council on behalf of the NGO Health and Disability N

February
12
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes new tenancy rules providing additional security for renters

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 is being rolled out in three phases, with phase 1 changes in effect since 11 August 2020. 

February
2
Tue

Fizz Free Whānau health promotion campaign calls for community to "phase out the fizz"

Back for the fifth year, Fizz Free Whānau, is a multifaceted public health campaign to engage whānau to be involved in the healthy lifestyles kaupapa by taking a pledge to go without Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB’s) throughout the month of February and beyond.

January
28
Thu

Community voices needed for Vaping regulations public consultations - Hāpai Te Hauora

Public consultation on the vaping regulations opened on Monday, seeking feedback from all New Zealanders to ensure the regulations have the right attributes to best support and protect communities.