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Vosa Vakaviti sustains generations of Fijians
Ni sa bula vinaka and welcome to Macawa ni Vosa Vakaviti – Fijian Language Week! This year’s theme is Me vakabulabulataki, vakamareqeti, ka vakaqaqacotaki na vosa vakaviti, which means, Nurture, Pres…

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Reconnect and boost your wellbeing
 It’s time to put a spring in your step, after a tough past few years and winter, and focus on boosting your mental health and wellbeing. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) is Reconnec…

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Bill an opportunity to change our alcohol laws for the better
OPINION: Dr Nicki Jackson, Executive Director of Alcohol Healthwatch explains why it’s so important to get the Supply of Alcohol (Harm Minimisation) Amendment Bill over the line.  Community support f…

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CoA Poster Intake 4 2022
Health promotion course an eye-opener
  Students who participated in our last online short course in health promotion say the course gave them a better grasp of health promotion, as well as the skills and knowledge to help them in their …

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Celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori
  Kia Ora and Kia Kaha te Reo Māori! It's Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori/ Māori Language Week 2022, a week in which we embrace, celebrate and reclaim the Māori language and culture! This year is also extra …

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Conservation Week 2022 2
Take time out to act for nature
Aotearoa’s wildlife is still in crisis and according to the Department of Conservation more than 4000 of our native animals and plants are threatened or at risk. This Conservation Week (5 - 11 Septem…

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Tongans urged to embrace language
Mālō e lelei! Tongans around Aotearoa are being encouraged to embrace Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e lea faka-Tonga - Tonga Language Week 2022 from September 4 – 10. This will help to stop the decline in its u…

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Health Promotion and the Pandemic
Health promotion and pandemic focus of webishop
  The value and effectiveness of a health promotion approach when tackling and making sense of a health crisis like a pandemic will be highlighted at our next webishop on October 20.  The webishop w…

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Children in poverty report Aug 2022
Report paints grim picture for pre-schoolers in low-income families
A new report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child paints a stark picture of health and welfare outcomes for Kiwi pre-schoolers living in low-income families. The report, produced by Save th…

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HPF joins nation in paying tribute to Sir Toby Curtis
HPF has joined the nation in paying tribute to Te Arawa leader and long-time Māori education advocate Sir Toby Curtis who died on Wednesday at his Lake Rotoiti home. Dr Sir Noble (Toby) Curtis (Ngāti…

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