Much of our work uses marketing approaches aimed at achieving behaviour change. Promoting health and wellbeing, working with communities and communicating health messages to priority audiences are major parts of our work.
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AI – Let’s Talk About Sex
1 Sep 2022
No one talks about sex! We wanted to change that by helping to normalise sexual health talk and by creating a space that empowers rangatahi to connect, learn and express themselves. AI – Let’s Talk About Sex is about providing supportive and informative kōrero about sex for rangatahi by rangatahi.
Stick it to hep C
12 Aug 2022
Over 200 New Zealanders continue to die each year from hepatitis C even though we now have an easy test and an easy cure. Every single one of these deaths could have been prevented by earlier diagnosis and treatment.
He Tuinga Aroha
22 Jul 2022
He Tuinga Aroha is a campaign for rangatahi Māori and their whānau, highlighting the protective benefits of strong communication within families.
Minimising gambling harm
22 Jul 2022
Gambling causes harm in our communities. How do we support people who may be on an unsafe path but don’t realise it? We help them see the warning signs. Doing this well requires a direct message that’s also mana-enhancing. Nan’s Song is a campaign drawing on Māori and Pasifika culture but grounded in universal truths. Nan is the matriarch, a pillar of strength.
Amohia Te Waiora - We're stronger without alcohol
8 Jul 2022
Minimising alcohol related harm is an important step towards growing a health and equitable society in Aotearoa. Raising awareness of the impact that alcohol has on all sectors and across communities is an important place to start in this journey towards change.
How To Do Nothing
13 Apr 2022
How To Do Nothing is a campaign developed with young people, for young people - to remind them that they can help by just being there and by doing nothing together.
First 1,000 Days
Manaaki Tamariki: Kia au tō moe
8 Sep 2021
Manaaki Tamariki: Kia au tō moe promotes the importance of sleep for young pēpē and tamariki aged 0 to 2-years-old, by offering tips on safe and healthy sleep. The development of good sleep patterns begins in childhood and can lay the foundation for good sleep through later childhood and into adulthood.
Oral health - Baby teeth matter
1 Jun 2021
The 'Baby teeth matter' campaign encourages parents to protect their children’s teeth by ensuring their teeth are brushed twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
Drive Smokefree for Tamariki
21 Apr 2021
Drive Smokefree For Tamariki delivers an empowering message to promote smokefree cars. Meeting smokers in the moment of getting into the car, Drive Smokefree for Tamariki acknowledges it can be tough but it can be done, and the rewards are worth it for healthy tamariki.
9 Apr 2021
Te Hiringa Hauora | Health Promotion Agency has a new website, Small Steps, featuring locally developed digital wellbeing tools. It is funded by the Ministry of Health and developed in partnership with social enterprise Clearhead.
29 Jul 2020
Most people who smoke want to give up, but they need help and support to have the best chance at becoming smokefree.
Start to screen - Give your cervix some screen time
20 Feb 2020
The cervix is tucked away, out of sight, out of mind. It’s easy to ignore and forget. But we want to change that.
Stroke FAST campaign
23 Jul 2018
Stroke is the leading cause of disability in Aotearoa New Zealand, with over 9,000 Kiwis experiencing a stroke every year. A stoke is brain attack and is caused when a blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. A stroke can happen to anyone at any time and is always a medical emergency.
12 Feb 2018
HPV (Human papillomavirus) infection can cause cancer in both men and women. Immunisation protects against most cancers caused by HPV. We work with the Ministry of Health’s immunisation team to provide communications and marketing support for its National Immunisation Programme, including vaccinating against HPV.