January
1
Fri

New Year Resolutions: Can a Smokefree Aotearoa be one?

There are people across the globe pleased to see the end of 2020. A new year for many will be a refreshing, significant, traditional or symbolic time to kick start a new way of being that better version of yourself. New eating plans, more exercise, being better spouses, spending more quality time with children or grandchildren and quit smoking goals get set around this time of year.

December
16
Wed

Voluntary advertising Code prioritises alcohol industry over community

Urgent changes are needed following the release of the new Advertising Standards Authority Code for Alcohol Advertising and Promotion, with public health groups arguing it will continue in its fail

November
25
Wed

National Tobacco Control Advocacy at Hāpai Te Hauora responds to health portfolio announcements

Hāpai Te Hauora, contract holder for National Tobacco Control Advocacy, congratulates Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall as the recipient of the tobacco control delegation in the allocation of health portfolios announced today.

November
20
Fri

Vacancy: Communications Lead National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service

This role is responsible for communications activities relating to the National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service at Hāpai Te Hauora. This includes writing copy, co-ordinating media engagement including media releases, multi-media activities as required.

November
9
Mon

Royal Society award celebrates Indigenous excellence - Hāpai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Professor David Tipene-Leach for being the recipient of the Tahunui-a-Rangi award recognising excellence in invention and creation.

November
6
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora urges for health-focused cannabis law reform

Despite the gap closing slightly through the special vote count, recreational cannabis use continues to remain illegal under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

September
14
Mon

5+ A Day celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week 2020 with New Resources

A new story book for young children that showcases kai hauora (healthy food) and traditional Māori knowledge is being launched by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust to help celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Mā

September
9
Wed

Hāpai Te Hauora press release in response to queries from media about a positive COVID-19 test among Hāpai kaimahi.

Hāpai Te Hauora is a non-clinical, non-client facing Public Health Service located in Henderson, West Auckland and delivers policy, advocacy, research and leadership services across Aotearoa.

August
20
Thu

Hāpai te Hauora warns against further dependence on gambling proceeds as new $40million Lotto Fund announced

The Lotto Community Wellbeing Fund was announced this week by Minister of Internal Affairs Tracy Martin, Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board. The new $40 million fund is targeted to community and social activities in response to COVID-19.

August
16
Sun

Covid-19: Māori Public Health echo calls for strong Māori and community led responses to second wave of COVID-19

Hāpai te Hauora is once again calling for the Government to honor its Tiriti Partnership, and echoes calls for strong Māori leadership to spearhead response to second wave of COVID-19, as Aucklander’s brace for 12 more days at Level 3, whilst the country navigates the second wave of COVID-19 community transmission.