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January
1
Mon

2024 New Year’s resolution for Aotearoa: Smokefree 2025 goal to be back on track - Hapai Te Hauora

As we enter 2024, many will take the opportunity to reflect on the achievements, the challenges & life lessons of 2023.

December
1
Fri

Hāpai Te Hauora 'leads the charge' for safe sleep practices

As Aotearoa prepares to observe Safe Sleep Day - Te Ra Mokopuna Ora on December 1st, Hāpai Te Hauora issues an urgent call to action to address safe sleep practices for infants.

November
27
Mon

'New Government ignores health evidence and moves to repeal Smokefree legislation'

National Māori Public Health Organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, calls on the new government to reconsider repealing critical, world-leading ,smokefree legislation.

November
27
Mon

Put our People over Profit - Stop the Repeal of the Smokefree Legislation

We urgently call on the Government to stop the repeal of the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Act.

November
24
Fri

'Catastrophic impact' on Māori communities following incoming government's recent decisions

In response to the New Zealand Government's recent coalition announcement, Hāpai Te Hauora's CEO Jason Alexander, expresses profound concern regarding the potential detrimental effects on Māori com

November
7
Tue

Whakamānawatia Ngā Mokopuna - SUDI Prevention Training App

Whakamānawatia Ngā Mokopuna aims to update the SUDI prevention sector including Te Ao Māori approaches, the health sector changes, SUDI research, national promotion and advocacy campaigns.

October
26
Thu

Whakanoa with Ann-Margaret Strickland

Ko Ann-Margaret Campbell-Strickland ahau. Ngā uri ahau o Hokianga Te Roroa te iwi ki te Tai Tokerau me Taranaki Ngāti Ruanui te iwi ki te tonga. E tipu ake au ki Tamaki Makaurau.

October
12
Thu

Smokefree Generation

We are supporting a Smokefree Generation by sharing the details of the Smokefree Generation Policy that looks to keep tamariki and rangatahi safe from the harms of tobacco. This policy looks to stop the sale of cigarettes to anyone born on or after January 1 2009, with the age limit increasing each year.

October
12
Thu

'Hapai Te Hauora welcome the implementation of a Smokefree generation policy'

National Māori Public Health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes the implementation of a Smokefree Generation policy. Interim CEO Jason Alexandar of Hāpai Te Hauora says, ‘The world is looking to Aotearoa as we implement world leading Smokefree legislation.

September
27
Wed

'Maori Health should not be a Political Football'

It has been just over a year since Te Aka Whai Ora, the Māori Health Authority, came into effect and yet as we lead into the election a running theme from some parts of the political sphere is to a