Pass the Bill aims to raise awareness of the need for stronger alcohol laws and to support communities and organisations to have their say on the Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation)
New Zealanders are being urged to throw their support behind a new campaign "Pass the Bill" that calls on Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote in support of proposed alcohol law changes that will save lives and reduce harm. The campaign is a partnership between Alcohol Healthwatch and Hāpai te Hauora.
“For too long now, our Māori and PI (Pacific Island) communities bear the burden of problematic drinking and the subsequent harms.”
The days of alcohol-sponsored sports events could be numbered after Green MP Chlöe Swarbrick's private member's bill was drawn from the ballot today.
Community advocate Rangi McLean is leading a Māori delegation to Canada to present the Māori experiences of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to the indigenous peoples of that land.
Hāpai Te Hauora’s National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service reiterates the need for every new māmā to be given wahakura.
The National SUDI Prevention Coordination Service (NSPCS) is dismayed to once again see a Coroner’s ruling that the death of an infant was preventable had the whānau been given a pēpi-pod or wahakura at birth.
Hapai te Hauora CEO, Selah Hart joined the Weekend Collective to discuss what adding more Lotto games would mean for New Zealand.
At first glance, the Budget looks good for Māori - $1 Billion over four years including $580 million across the health, justice and social sectors.