Whānau Whanui (Māori Public Health) is a regional public health collective consisting of Raukura Hauora o Tainui, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua, Te Whānau o Waipareira and Hāpai Te Hauora.

Through fortnightly meetings, the collective together advances public health and continues the legacy of our tupuna by creating environments in which whānau and communities thrive in the areas of: tihei mauri ora (reducing tobacco use), kia maarie (reducing drug and alcohol use), whai ao (improving nutrition & exercise) and tamariki ora (wellchild health promotion).

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Highlights

16 December, 2020

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

media release alcohol harm

20 November, 2020

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.

vacancy sudi national coordination

6 November, 2020

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.

media release Maori public health cannabis law reform

14 September, 2020

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

media release Māori Language Week 2020

Our Team

 Janell Dymus-Kurei

Janell Dymus-Kurei

General Manager
Najlaa Alasaad

Najlaa Alasaad

Public Health Administrator

Eva Wilson

Health Promoter
Renei Ngawati

Renei Ngawati

Researcher
Saskia Fromont

Saskia Fromont

Pia | Intern

Tiara Wilson

Pia | Intern