Pacific Tag

This report provides an updated overview of alcohol use by Pacific peoples and looks at drinking patterns and attitudes in various Pacific sub-populations. Pooled data from two national surveys were analysed: the Ministry of Health’s New Zealand Health Survey, and the Health Promotion Agency's Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol...

This research summarises the outcomes from a structured, church-based, culturally tailored lifestyle intervention showed a number of improvements in diabetes risk among Samoans in Sydney. The intervention, however, requires more rigorous testing in a larger randomised controlled trial over a longer time period....

This report contains topline survey results for Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency ‘Impact of COVID-19’ Survey • Results are based on a sample of n=1,190 (unless otherwise stated). This sample contains an overrepresentation of Māori and Pasifika respondents. • Results have been adjusted at the analysis stage by...

A resource to help organisations better understand the experiences and needs of Samoan adults and young people. Both Samoan adults and young people enjoy and are passionate about play, active recreation and sport. However, Samoan adults have lower rates of participation than the general population....

If whānau, fun, food and music sound like you then Creekfest should be on your calendar. Stan Walker, Three Houses Down and Ria lead the entertainment line-up in February 2018 in Cannons Creek, Porirua City. Free stage entertainment includes local and national artists and is the draw card making...

Authors:Tasileta Teevale, Joseph Kaholokula Published in Australia and New Zealand of Public Health Abstract Objectives: Paediatric obesity predicts adult obesity, and alarming new data in New Zealand reveals that obesity among the young continues to rise. In this study, we used a novel solution-focused paradigm, or appreciative inquiry...

Perise Iupeli’s enthusiasm is catching, she’s lively, energetic and at the time of sharing this story was working for Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley (PHSHV), where she was involved in the creation of Wainuiomata’s Faith Led Wellness programme. As she speaks, passion shines through her voice...