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19 Jul 2018

The Health Star Rating (HSR) system was developed through a collaborative process between the Australian state and territory governments, the New Zealand Government, the food manufacturing and retail industry, and public health experts.

13 Jul 2018

This one page infographic contains results from the 2015 International Alcohol Control Study about the supply of alcohol to under 18s in New Zealand.

29 Jun 2018

Te Kaveinga presents results from the New Zealand Mental Health Monitor and the Health and Lifestyles Survey related to the mental health and wellbeing of Pacific peoples.

27 Jun 2018

There are anecdotal reports of alcohol misuse by doctors and nurses in New Zealand, but little quantitative analysis on the extent of alcohol-related harms in health professionals.

22 Jun 2018

The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour, as well as students’ interests, lifestyles, activities and media use, and responses to tobacco control initiatives.

22 Jun 2018

The Youth Insights Survey (YIS) collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour, as well as students’ interests, lifestyles, activities and media use, and responses to tobacco control initiatives.

20 Jun 2018

The Health Promotion Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, delivered a national marketing campaign ‘Baby Teeth Matter’ to improve the oral health of children under five years. This ran between November 2016 and April 2017, and again from October to December 2017.

15 Jun 2018

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes, vaporisers) are electronic devices that release a vapour through the heating of e-liquid (or e-juice) as people inhale from them. They do not contain tobacco, but can contain nicotine and flavourings.

14 Jun 2018

In response to a rapid growth since 2005/2006 in the number of mental health related events the New Zealand Police committed resources to the aim of improving the response to people who experience mental distress.

20 Apr 2018

Increasing the price of cheap alcohol, such as through excise taxes or minimum pricing schemes, is an important tool in a package of measures that governments can use to reduce alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm.

11 Apr 2018

The Health Promotion Agency commissioned Colmar Brunton to gain feedback from community members about their experience taking part in activity under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012).

11 Apr 2018

This report examines the early experiences (within the first year) of six local government regions implementing Local Alcohol Policies under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

9 Apr 2018

This report examines the impacts on and relationships between alcohol outlets and crime patterns in post-quake Christchurch between 2009 and 2014.

9 Apr 2018

This report provides information about the extent to which drinkers think about and attempt to reduce their alcohol consumption, and how they might achieve this.

4 Apr 2018

This report estimates the numbers of diagnoses and the incidence rate of Non-Melanoma Skin (Keratinocytic) Cancer (KC) in New Zealand based on data extracted from a regional collection of pathology records of skin biopsies taken in 2009 to 2013.

16 Mar 2018

This report combines a range of administrative information from 2013 and 2014 on licensed premises that sell alcohol, including electronic transaction data (i.e. EFTPOS and credit cards).

6 Mar 2018

This snapshot report summarises key findings from the 2016 Mental Health Monitor and 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey.

23 Feb 2018

This report describes behaviours and contexts around the most recent occasion that drinkers consumed at least two alcoholic drinks (the ‘last drinking occasion’).

22 Feb 2018

In New Zealand, adolescents under the minimum purchase age (18 years) are commonly supplied alcohol via social sources including parents/guardians, friends and others (social supply).

21 Feb 2018

This report uses data from the 2016 Health and Lifestyles Survey to assess experience, knowledge and opinions about gambling and gambling-related harm among New Zealand adults, both overall and among different social and population groups.

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