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Health Promotion Agency: HPA

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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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Commissioned
Jan 2017
This research examines the relationship between alcohol outlets and social harm measured by Police activity and road traffic crashes. The analysis uses a longitudinal panel data set for the period 2007-2014 covering all of New Zealand. This version 2 report includes a small number of corrections to the original report released in November 2016. 
Completed
Dec 2016
The New Zealand Mental Health Survey (NZMHS) is a nationally-representative survey of New Zealand adults aged 15 years and over, aimed at providing regular and robust quantitative data on key mental health issues in New Zealand. The NZMHS is managed by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and aims to assess depression rates, monitor community-based stigma towards those suffering mental distress,...
Completed
Nov 2016
This report presents descriptive results about the alcohol-related behaviours, attitudes and experiences of people aged 15 years and over living in Auckland.
Completed
Nov 2016
This is the methods report for the combination of three datasets - the 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 - from the Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS).
Commissioned
Nov 2016
This research focused on observations of behaviour in and around licensed premises in Wellington and Queenstown undertaken within the second half of 2014.
Completed
Nov 2016
This is the methodology report for HPA’s Attitudes and Behaviour towards Alcohol Survey (ABAS), a nationally representative survey on the attitudes and behaviour of New Zealanders to alcohol aged 15 years.
Commissioned
Nov 2016
This research examines the relationship between alcohol outlets and social harm measured by Police activity and road traffic crashes. The analysis uses a longitudinal panel data set for the period 2007-2014 covering all of New Zealand.
Completed
28 Oct 2016
This research report outlines the findings of an online survey of consumers to assess the effectiveness of the current voluntary pregnancy warnings on alcohol containers. Undertaken in June 2016, the survey focused on awareness and recall of labels, understanding the message of labels and impact on behaviours.
Completed
14 Oct 2016
In 2016 the AUT Centre for eHealth completed a review of the online self management tool The Journal and the depression.org.nz
Completed
Oct 2016
The Health Promotion Agency undertakes the Sun Exposure Survey every three years. The purpose of this ongoing research is to collect consistent information on attitudes and behaviours towards sun exposure, to facilitate comparison with historical survey data, and to inform future decision making in the sun safety and skin cancer prevention sector.

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