Policy Statements

The PHA is actively involved in influencing public health policy. One way we do this is by developing evidence-informed Policy Statements. Our current statements are linked below.

PHA Position Statement on Cannabis Policy in NZ 2020

PHA Policy Position on Institutional Racism 2020

PHA Smokefree Aotearoa New Zealand by 2025 Policy Statement, 2019

PHA Sunbeds - Artificial Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Tanning Devices Policy Statement, 2019

PHA Sustainable Development Goals Policy Statement, 2019

PHA Transport and Health Policy Statement, 2019

PHA Sunscreens Policy Statement, 2019

PHA Ultraviolet Radiation Protection Policy Statement, 2018

PHA Preventing Gambling Harm Policy Statement, 2017

PHA Equally Well Policy Statement, 2017

PHA Community Water Fluoridation Policy Statement, 2017

PHA Election Priorities 2017

PHA Inequality and Health Policy Statement, 2016

PHA Trade Agreements & Health Policy Statement, 2015

Trade and health: Background paper for PHA Policy Statement, 2015

PHA Institutional Racism Policy Statement, 2014


Policy Statements for PHA's 2019 Policy Forum & AGM


We have a suite of Policy Statements to be presented to our members at our 2019 AGM for ratification.

Draft Smokefree Aotearoa New Zealand by 2025 PHA Policy Statement

Draft Sunbeds - Artificial Ultraviolet Radiation (UVR) Tanning Devices PHA Policy Statement

Draft Sustainable Development Goals PHA Policy Statement

Draft Transport and Health PHA Policy Statement

Draft Sunscreens PHA Policy Statement



For more information on the PHA Policy Statements, please email us.

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