The PHA is actively involved in influencing public health policy. One way we do this by making submissions to Select Committees, government departments and/or other government bodies to encourage sensible and effective public health legislation and policy.

Our recent submissions are linked below.

National office

Government Policy Statement on land transport for 2018/19 – 2027/28 (GPS2018), March 2017

Letter of support for Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill, March 2017

Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill, February 2017

Proposal to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products, February 2017

Replacing the New Zealand Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2011-2016, February 2017

Policy options for the regulation of e-cigarettes, September 2016

New Zealand Health Research Strategy Discussion Document, July 2016

Resource Legislation Amendment Bill, March 2016

Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, January 2016

Branch submissions

Canterbury/West Coast branch - Reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 consultation, October 2018

Wellington branch - Greater Wellington Regional Council Long Term Plan 2018 January 2018

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