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28 Feb 2012
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Food, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Healthcare, Pacific People, Quality of Life
This report presents key findings for Pacific peoples from the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey, including energy and nutrient intake, dietary supplement use, dietary habits and eating patterns, food security, and nutrition-related health (eg, body size, blood pressure and diabetes). This report also includes...
2 Aug 2011
The Health Impact Assessment (HIA) carried out for the Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme in 2008 was one of the first stand-alone project-level HIAs (ie, within the context of the Resource Management Act 1991) in New Zealand, and it received a critical reception. This paper describes useful lessons...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Economic Growth, Education & Training, Environment, Natural Resources, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Population Shifts, Quality of Life
The Local Government Act 2002 requires all local authorities to facilitate a process, at least once every six years, to identify community outcomes. This identifies the social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes that communities want for their future well-being. The Department of Internal Affairs...
4 Mar 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Natural Resources, Local Government, Policy, Healthcare, Biotechnology, Science & Technology
This report describes the microbiological and chemical quality of water in New Zealand drinking-water supplies serving populations of more than 100 people, and progress towards meeting the requirements of the Health Act 1956, from July 2012 to June 2013.
20 Jun 2012
This report describes the microbiological and chemical quality of water in New Zealand drinking-water supplies serving populations of more than 100 people, and progress towards meeting the requirements of the Health Act 1956, from July 2010 to June 2011. The report comprises the following: the level of...
2 Mar 2010
This report contains the results of the investigation into possible public health effects resulting from the Mapua contaminated site remediation. The report was written by the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board phs following a request by the Ministry. The report assesses the public...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Emissions, Environment, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Drugs & Alcohol, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
The Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA’s) Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) provides insight into New Zealanders’ tobacco-related behaviours and attitudes, including their awareness of the Government’s goal for reducing the smoking prevalence to less than 5% by 2025. In the 2012 HLS, 43% of respondents reported that they were aware...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also...
8 May 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Emissions, Environment, Food, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Science & Technology
Results of the Ministry of Health's environmental radioactivity monitoring programme are published annually in the Environmental Radioactivity in New Zealand and Rarotonga - Annual Report. The atmosphere was monitored for radioactivity at Kaitaia, the Chatham Islands and Rarotonga; deposited radioactivity...
The Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working in clinical and population health settings. It is also used as the basis...
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