Lavinia Ngatoko

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Drop in smoking welcomed
Results from the 2021/22: New Zealand Health Survey showing that adult daily smoking rates have fallen to a historical low of 8%, down from 9.4% a year ago has been welcomed by smoke-free advocates.  …

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AGM 2022
HPF's milestones highlighted at AGM
This year, like the last, has been just as challenging for HPF but there were many opportunities to contribute to the advancement of health promotion in Aotearoa and at the global level, said HPF’s Bo…

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Webishop free for HPF members
HPF is inviting our valued members to join us for a free webishop on Tues, Dec  6 to discuss how Aotearoa is shaping world health promotion. This special offer is our ‘2022 loyalty gift’ to our most …

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Past eight years hottest on record, says UN
The past eight years have been the ‘warmest’ on record, according to a new United Nations (UN) Report released at the UN climate conference COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt on Nov 6. The report by the…

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Alcohol health reforms welcome
The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand welcomes Government’s proposed amendments to alcohol legislation that will help communities to reduce alcohol harm by giving them more control over the sale o…

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Protect the Promise UN report 2022
Global crises have devastating impact on women and children
  A new UN report shows that women’s and children’s health has suffered globally, as the impacts of conflict, the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change converge with devastating effects on prospects f…

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Marine report paints sobering picture
Ocean acidification, rising sea levels and increased sea surface temperatures are part of the sobering picture of Aotearoa’s marine environment painted in a recent report. ‘Our Marine Environment 202…

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Study finds children exposed to harmful outdoor marketing
 An end to outdoor marketing of gambling, alcohol and junk food is urgently needed to protect children from harm, according to new University of Otago-led research. The research revealed that childre…

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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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Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 whanau v2
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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