Public Health Association of NZ supports Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 announcements by Associate Minister of Health, Dr Ayesha Verrall


New CEO for the Public Health Association of New Zealand announcement Oct 2020

PHANZ Cannabis Policy and Referendum Position Sept 29th 2020

PHANZ calls for Minister of Health to intervene and support the Māori Health Authority alternative commissioning framework

Budget 2020 must tackle climate crisis say health organisations May 2020

Government urged to prioritise access to COVID supplies and vaccine ahead of trade rules, 22 April 2020

Public Health Association defends government’s approach to COVID-16 April 2020

Equality Network: Equity of coronavirus outcomes is worth watching out for March 2020

Call from Chair of PHA's Asian Caucus to work together to combat COVID-19 March 2020


Obituary for Dr Fran McGrath December 2019

Leadership strong in Public Health Advocacy Group October 2019

Obituary for George Salmond April 2019

New beginnings for PHA 18 February 2019


PHA applauds MenW campaign 19 December 2018

WFPHA calls for integrated action on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) 23 May 2018

NZ Government commitment to CPTPP without independent assessment of health and climate change impacts would be grossly negligent. 26 January 2018

Staying cool and healthy in rising heat. 30 January 2018


Proposed drinking water solutions need careful due diligence.15 December 2017

Pressure on as Freshwater Rescue Plan gains support. 18 July 2017

Sick of too many cows. 28 June 2017

Freshwater Rescue Plan. 9 June 2017

Budget 2017: Action needed on poverty, housing and sustainability. 24 May 2017


Child Poverty Monitor 2016: poor progress. 13 December 2016.

Your kids are sweet enough – hold those sugary drinks. 9 December 2016.

PHA tells Government that fraught TPP process has lessons for the future 14 April 2016

Battle for fluoridation not over, says Public Health Association. 13 April 2016

The TPP: Why rush in where angels fear to tread? 14 January 2016


Time to give New Zealand children choices 15 December 2015

Lack of health focus at Paris Climate talks a serious concern 27 November 2015

Politicians call for cross-party agreement to improve the lot of New Zealand children 23 November 2015

What New Zealanders think about sharing their personal health data 9 September 2015

New Zealand health promotion academic named Public Health Champion 2015 8 September 2015

Marae innovator named Māori Public Health Champion for 2015 8 September 2015

Exercise and obesity: the wider perspective 8 September 2015

Fad diets and mung beans: a call to action and a way forward on tackling obesity 8 September 2015

Mental health 2.0 a new population-wide approach to improving the mental health of all New Zealanders

8 September 2015

New study aims to reach out to Māori and Pasifika people affected by HIV and AIDS 7 September 2015

Southland and Otago women BURPING, thanks to a new mobile phone app 7 September 2015

Cycle Project gets South Dunedin kids onto two wheels 7 September 2015

New Zealand Research shows clear links between retail outlet density and smoking susceptibility 7 September 2015

MoveMe – Getting online to get active in Dunedin 7 September 2015

PATU programme aims to inspire Māori to lead active, healthy lives 7 September 2015

PHA salutes OCC report but says more must be done to prevent children becoming vulnerable in the first place 27 August 2015

Public Health Association conference carbon neutral to the benefit of Dunedin locals 4 August 2015

Stalled TPP a chance to take stock and give democracy a chance 6 August 2015

‘Count human health in your climate calculations,’ health groups tell Ministers 28 May 2015

Experts recommend compulsory food education in schools 13 May 2015

TPPA a threat to one of the ‘best health systems in the world’ 12 February 2015


Prime Minister’s Science Prize recognises work on housing and health 3 December 2014

Public HealthTū Rangatira mō te Ora 2014

Public Health Champion 2014 08 October 2014

NZ Population Health Congress declares commitment to action 8 October 2014

Poultry processing changes cut campylobacter and save New Zealand millions 8 October 2014

Smokefree advocate named Public Health Champion 7 October 2014

Honoured Hauraki health promoter says health for Māori means embracing who we are 7 October 2014

Climate change threatens right to health for Māori 7 October 2014

Research shows unhealthy foods don’t give kids a sporting chance 7 October 2014

Big Pharma TPPA rhetoric obscures industry self-interest 7 October 2014

Saving the world one apple at a time 6 October 2014

Māori lead the way with health solutions 6 October 2014

Treaty of Waitangi settlements help iwi address health issues 6 October 2014

Texts a world first to keep adolescents brushing 6 October 2014

Māori community action wins the battle over legal highs 6 October 2014

Coalition for kids urges bold Government action on child poverty 24 September 2014

Government’s new healthy eating and anti-obesity initiative a great first step 17 March 2014

Climate Change Policy Statement vital 14 March 2014

Children still missing out after quakes 7 March 2014

Public Health Association Logo

Get curious

Get engaged

Get involved

Upcoming events

  • No upcoming events

The PHA – a strong and informed collective voice for a healthy and well New Zealand.

Privacy | Contact

Copyright © Public Health Association of New Zealand 2016

Log in
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software