The HPA is a Crown entity established on 1 July 2012 under legislation to lead and support national health promotion initiatives. It has a board appointed by the Minister of Health, and staff in Auckland, Wellington (head office) and Christchurch.
In addition to national health promotion initiatives, the HPA performs all functions previously undertaken by the Alcohol Advisory Council (ALAC) and the Health Sponsorship Council (HSC).
The 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey is happening now.
The Health and Lifestyles Survey is a national in-home survey that measures New Zealanders’ behaviours, attitudes and knowledge on a range of health and lifestyle topics including food and drink, smoking, gambling and being out in the sun.
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