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HPA leads and delivers innovative, high quality and cost-effective programmes that:

  • promote health, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles
  • prevent disease, illness and injury
  • enable environments that support health and wellbeing and healthy lifestyles reduce personal, social and economic harm.

It also undertakes functions specific to providing advice and research on alcohol issues.

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Research projects

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Completed
20 Dec 2017
The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is a national survey of people aged 15 years and over about alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol-related behaviour, consequences of consuming alcohol, and attitudes. Results from the 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 surveys were combined to allow analysis of sub population groups such as those living in geographic regions. This report...
Commissioned
18 Dec 2017
The objective of this report is to examine the changes in alcohol use in young New Zealand men and women aged between 15 and 24 years old, and the association with socio-economic and deprivation factors, family structure and education. The report uses data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and Employment (SoFIE) and the SoFIE-Health sub-study, covering the period from 2002...
Commissioned
18 Dec 2017
This review focuses on the drinking behaviour of young New Zealanders (aged 12 to 24 years), and supports the analysis of alcohol data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and Employment (SoFIE) and the SoFIE-Health sub-study, conducted from 2002 to 2010. This report presents findings from literature published around this time period to provide context for understanding...
Commissioned
13 Dec 2017
The ClubCHAMPS project operates in the King Country and Waipa regions and aims to reduce alcohol-related harm by supporting clubs that serve alcohol to develop effective approaches for controlling their environments. HPA supported this evaluation of ClubCHAMPS to assess the impact of the project. 
Commissioned
7 Dec 2017
Very little is known about the role of alcohol in older people’s lives over the lifespan, patterns of alcohol use over older adulthood, and how the drinking patterns of older New Zealanders compare with patterns in older adults in other countries. Using data from the New Zealand Health, Work & Retirement Longitudinal Study (NZHWR), this report explores the patterns of drinking in...
Commissioned
27 Nov 2017
This report contains results from the Home Safety Study on alcohol and risk of injuries from unintentional cutting, piercing and falls at home. 
Completed
Nov 2017
The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is a national survey of people aged 15 years and over about alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol-related behaviour, consequences of consuming alcohol, and attitudes. Results from the 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 surveys were combined to allow analysis of subpopulation groups such as those who are non-drinkers. This report presents...
Completed
30 Oct 2017
The Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS) is a national survey of people aged 15 years and over about alcohol consumption patterns, alcohol-related behaviour, consequences of consuming alcohol, and attitudes. Results from the 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 surveys were combined to allow analysis of subpopulation groups such as those living in geographic regions. This report...
Completed
17 Sep 2017
Presentation showing the findings of Rotorua focus group discussions by Dr Lynne Russell, Senior Researcher. Kāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Kāti Māmoe, Ngāti Porou.
Completed
Aug 2017
This series presents the results of the 2015 Mental Health Monitor (NZMHM). The 2015 NZMHM collected data related to overall mental health and wellbeing, connectedness and support, mental distress (depression, anxiety and psychological distress), knowledge of depression and anxiety, help-seeking behaviour and intentions, and attitudes towards people experiencing mental distress. Measures...

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