Past Submissions

Monday, 31 May 2021 Issue Area: Tobacco

It is a decade since New Zealand adopted the goal to reduce smoking prevalence and tobacco availability to minimal levels, essentially making Aotearoa New Zealand smoke-free by 2025.

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 Issue Area: Other

The Bill provides a regulation-making power to set up safe areas around specific abortion facilities, on a case-by-case basis.

Friday, 16 April 2021 Issue Area: Alcohol and other Drugs

This bill proposes that drivers who fail two consecutive oral fluid tests would incur an infringement penalty, aligned to the drink driving infringement penalty.

Thursday, 1 April 2021 Issue Area: Gambling Harm

Council is proposing to amend the current ‘Sinking Lid’ policy in favour of a ‘Controlled Increase in Venues’ policy, citing an increased opportunity for business growth in the Ōtorohanga District.

Wednesday, 24 March 2021 Issue Area: Other

He Ara Oranga: report of the government inquiry into mental health and addiction found that significant shifts were needed to enable better mental wellbeing outcomes for people. It set out a clear and aspirational vision for the future – mental health and wellbeing for all.

Monday, 22 March 2021 Issue Area: Nutrition and Physical Activity

Have Your Say: Do you know what Auckland Council is planning for sport and recreation in your community?

Monday, 15 March 2021 Issue Area: Tobacco

The Ministry of Health is seeking views on a number of regulatory proposals that will provide the operational detail to help achieve the intent of the new provisions of the Act. That intent is to: