Our surveys

We manage surveys to monitor key health indicators, behaviours and attitudes of New Zealanders.

 

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, vaping, gambling, wellbeing and being out in the sun. This is a biennial monitor and it has been carried out since 2008.

CBG Health Research Ltd, an independent research company, is currently carrying out the 2020 survey for Te Hiringa Hauora. To find out more about the 2020 survey please call CBG Health Research on 0800 478 783.

For more information regarding the 2018 HLS survey results.

Alcohol Use in New Zealand Survey

The Alcohol Use in New Zealand Survey, also known as What you think about drink, is new survey for Te Hiringa Hauora. The survey covers alcohol consumption and behaviours, attitudes and beliefs about drinking, and experiences of short-term harm from alcohol. Results from the survey will be available in late 2020.

Nielsen, an independent research company, is carrying out the survey. Nielsen can be contacted on 0800 400 402.

Te Hiringa Hauora has undertaken an annual alcohol monitoring survey in some form since 2005, most recently the Attitudes and Behaviours towards Alcohol Survey. Reports from earlier surveys can be found on the research publications page.

New Zealand Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey

The New Zealand Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey (MHWS), also known as the Mental Health Monitor, is a national in-home survey of New Zealanders’ views and experiences relating to mental health and wellbeing. The survey was carried out in 2015, 2016 and 2018.

The 2018 MHWS questionnaire can be found here.

The 2018 MHWS method report can be found here.

Analysis and outputs from the MHWS can be found here. 

New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor

The 2020 ASH Year 10 Snapshot survey has been postponed until further notice due to COVID-19.

The New Zealand Youth Tobacco Monitor (NZYTM) is a national school-based monitor comprising the ASH Year 10 Snapshot and Te Hiringa Hauora 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. The NZYTM is conducted annually while the YIS is a biennial monitor.

Download the information sheet for researchers.

Download the information sheet for people working with schools.

Please contact research@hpa.org.nz for further information about our surveys.

Search for previous surveys and corresponding reports on our research publications page.

 

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