Case studies


Answering the call for social justice and equity

March 30, 2021

Dr Kate Morgaine has worked professionally in health promotion for about 15 or so years and is an academic (teaching and research) in Te Tari Hauora T...


Health promotion ‘most optimistic of health professions’

March 30, 2021

Dr Grace Wong has been an avid health promoter for many years and is a leading advocate for tobacco control in Aotearoa. A part-time senior lecturer i...


Webishop to feature world leader in health promotion

February 10, 2021

Dr Trevor Hancock has been a mover and shaker in public health for more than 30 years.The guest speaker at HPF’s webishop ‘No health without a h...


Social vaccine vital to rebuild post-Covid, says Prof Fran Baum

December 10, 2020

Professor Fran Baum, one of Australia’s leading researchers on the social and economic determinants of health has been quite vocal recently abou...


Governments must not return to business as usual after Covid, says Sir Michael Marmot

October 15, 2020

HPF caught up with leading global advocate for action on the social determinants of health and health inequalities, Sir Michael Marmot recently to get...


A few moments with Colin Tukuitonga

May 23, 2017

Without a doubt, a stand out figure from the global health, health promotion and public health sectors is Colin Tukuitonga.  Speaking from Noumea, Col...


Gerhard Sundborn: Fighting Sugar in Soft Drinks

May 16, 2017

If you look at recent news on sugary drinks and obesity in New Zealand, chances are you will come across the name Dr Gerhard Sundborn, or the advocacy...

Case Studies

Smokefree Coalition; victim of its own success

October 15, 2016

As the Smokefree Coalition prepared to wind down its operations – a victim of its own success – Hauora’s Jo Lawrence-King talked to its outgoing Execu...


Leaders pledge support for World Conference

June 29, 2016

Leaders pledge support for World Conference The leaders of two highly regarded international bodies have signalled their support of the next World Hea...


Prof John Raeburn: health promotion advocate

March 20, 2016

Health Promotion Forum was fortunate to get some time with Emeritus Professor John Raeburn recently, to ask him about his more than 40 years as a heal...


Health Promotion in Aotearoa today. Three questions for three experts

October 6, 2015

We asked three health promotion professionals three questions for the spring/summer 2015 issue of Hauora, focusing on health promotion in Aotearoa New...


First New Zealand Health Promotion book

October 6, 2015

First New Zealand Health Promotion book Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand Promoting Health in Aotearoa New Zealand was conceptualised as a text...