Surveys in progress

HPA’s Research and Evaluation Unit has a number of research projects in progress, including national monitors.

2015/2016 Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey

The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey is a national computer-assisted telephone survey that collects information on New Zealanders’ attitudes and behaviour towards alcohol use. The next survey will be conducted between November 2015 and February 2016. This information sheet provides more information and answers to questions you may have about the survey.

2016 New Zealand Mental Health Survey

The New Zealand Mental Health survey is about New Zealanders’ views and experiences relating to mental health. This is the first time the New Zealand Mental Health Survey will be run, but we plan to conduct it every year for at least the next three years.

2016 New Zealand Mental Health Survey leaflet » [PDF, 709KB]

This information sheet » [PDF, 152KB] provides some more information and answers to other questions you may have. 

2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey

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. This is the fourth Health and Lifestyles Survey – similar surveys were carried out in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016.

For more information regarding the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey click here

The New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor

The New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor (NZYTM) is a national school-based monitor that comprises the ASH Year 10 Snapshot Survey and HPA's Youth Insights Survey (YIS). It is used to gain smoking prevalence data for year 10 students, as well as in-depth information on attitudes to tobacco and youth culture and lifestyles.

For more information about the most recent New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor click here

The New Zealand Smoking Monitor

The New Zealand Smoking Monitor is a continuous survey monitor run on behalf of the Ministry of Health to measure current and changing knowledge, attitudes and behaviours relating to smoking and quitting. It offers a unique way to monitor trends over an extended period of time.

This information sheet gives a brief overview of the survey.

This participants' information sheet might be helpful if you have been asked to take part in this survey.