Paving the way with smokefree messaging

Paving the way with smokefree messaging

We’re trying something new with how we communicate smokefree and vapefree spaces and places across the city.  In the lead up to World Smokefree Day on 31 May you will see the new ‘proud to be smokefree’ pavement stickers being rolled out across suburban centres...
The Pacific Series 2020

The Pacific Series 2020

Over the weekend, at Hoon Hay Park in Christchurch, and alongside our Healthy Families Ōtautahi whānau, we had the opportunity to be a part of the Pacific Series 2020.  An event, shining a light on sport as a vehicle to bring the community together to share, embrace...
Local club influences national smoke-free law

Local club influences national smoke-free law

This story is a great example of local leadership and collective impact amongst partners. Wainuiomata Rugby League Club, with the backing of Regional Public Health, championed a smokefree cars campaign in their community to which the results have led to the passing of...
A shared vision for a smokefree community

A shared vision for a smokefree community

Smoking is still a major cause of preventable disease in our country and, while we are making good progress to reduce the harm from tobacco, bold leadership at all levels is still needed and we have been on that journey in the Hutt Valley. Aligned to the Government’s...