Inspiring all New Zealanders to lead healthier lives

  • Alcohol

    Alcohol-related work forms a major part of HPA’s work programme.

  • Tobacco control

    Smokefree/Auahi Kore is about all New Zealanders, including youth, whānau and communities, living a smokefree life.

  • Minimising gambling harm

    Gambling harm can affect relationships, whānau, finances and hopes for the future. Is your gambling still just for fun? 

  • Mental health

    Good mental health and wellbeing are key aspects of the ways we live, work and play.

  • Nutrition and physical activity

    We want New Zealanders to attain and maintain a healthy weight through improved nutrition and increased physical activity.

  • Skin cancer prevention

    New Zealand has the highest rates
    of melanoma skin cancer in the world.

  • Immunisation

    HPA works closely with the Ministry of Health's immunisation team to provide communications and marketing support for its National Immunisation Programme. 

Our new depression.org.nz campaign promotes small steps that New Zealanders can take on the path to recovery from depression and anxiety, and encourages help-seeking by visiting the website.

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Is your gambling still just for fun? HPA’s new campaign encourages people to check whether their gambling is okay by taking an easy quiz.

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