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July
20
Wed

Pass the Bill platform launched

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)

July
19
Tue

'Pass the Bill' campaign calls on MPs to support alcohol law change

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.

July
12
Tue

Support for alcohol law review shows it's 'long overdue', says Māori health advocate

“For too long now, our Māori and PI (Pacific Island) communities bear the burden of problematic drinking and the subsequent harms.”

July
12
Tue

'Stars are aligning' - Alcohol Minimisation bill leaps out of biscuit tin

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. 

July
11
Mon

Rangi McLean heads to Canada to showcase the Māori model of care to indigenous peoples

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.

July
7
Thu
June
29
Wed

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.

June
21
Tue

Taking the right action to Smokefree 2025

National Māori Public Health organisation Hāpai Te Hauora applaud Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall and the team behind the legislative work taken to get the Smokefree Bill introduced today.

June
5
Sun

NewstalkZB - Selah Hart: "It's a silent addiction that many people suffer from"

Hapai te Hauora CEO, Selah Hart joined the Weekend Collective to discuss what adding more Lotto games would mean for New Zealand. 

June
2
Thu

Budget 2022: Māori health gets drop in bucket of wider spend

At first glance, the Budget looks good for Māori - $1 Billion over four years including $580 million across the health, justice and social sectors.