July
15
Wed

RNZ - Covid-19 response: PM Jacinda Ardern outlines what's next

Jacinda Ardern has laid out Cabinet's plan this morning for if Covid-19 manages to slip through the border and break out in the community.

June
17
Wed

National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service General Manager, Fay Selby-Law spoke to Waatea News about MoU signing between Hāpai Te Hauora and The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC)

National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service, General Manager, Fay Selby-Law spoke to Waatea News about MoU signing between Hāpai Te Hauora and The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC)

June
16
Tue

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes proposal for transformative change in health sector

This morning the government announced major changes in the strategic direction and composition of the New Zealand health sector.

June
16
Tue

Te Karere - “Māori health authority actually gives hope” – iwi health provider

The Māori health community says the recommendations show a commitment to changing the way the most vulnerable Māori are serviced but just how far it will go towards getting the funding to the areas that most need it is still to be seen.

June
4
Thu

Media Release: Infrastructure firm’s smokefree pledge shows community spirit

Civil infrastructure firm Dempsey Wood today signed a Smokefree Pledge with Stop Smoking Service Ready Steady Quit at Dempsey Wood’s Penrose, Auckland offices. The pledge affirms Dempsey Wood’s commitment to creating a smokefree workplace by 2025

June
2
Tue

More effort needed to support Māori communities

Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable deaths in New Zealand and remains an underlying health issue for Māori.  Today marks World Smokefree Day, with 490,000 New Zealands still smoking daily the question is in 2025 will the country become smokefree.

June
2
Tue

Media Release: Community voices share a smokefree vision

Hāpai Te Hauora has engaged with communities most affected by smoking and asked the question: What does Smokefree mean to you? Between the 1st of May and the 31st of May - World Smokefree Day - Hāpai received a range of answers from families and workplaces that were willing to make and share short 20-60 second videos about the meaning of Smokefree.

May
29
Fri

Whakanoa - An interview Stephanie Erick.

Whakanoa is the process of removing tapu. There are many rituals and processes to remove tapu, usually involving kai or water, and always involving kōrero. Each fortnight we whakanoa with kōrero from community leaders and Hauora Advocates. This week we celebrate World Smokefree Day and check-in with the women tasked with advocating for a Smokefree Aotearoa- Stephanie Erick. 

May
29
Fri

Media Release: Pacific stories for a smokefree future - World Smokefree Day, May 31

Talanoa -- sharing stories -- is an essential part of the life of Pacific people, and an essential part of our journey to becoming smokefree together.

May
27
Wed

Media release: Smokefree Cars means more to celebrate on World Smokefree Day May 31

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Associate Minister of Health Hon. Jenny Salesa and the people of Aotearoa for promoting the rights of all children to breathe smokefree air.