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  1. Video for What does 'auahi kore' mean to Māori communities?
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    What does 'auahi kore' mean to Māori communities?

    Hāpai Te Hauora has engaged with communities most affected by smoking to ask what Smokefree means to them.

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    Construction Giant to sign pledge for a smoke-free worksite

    Dempsey Wood, one of NZ's most successful civil contractors - will sign a pledge tomorrow with specialist quit smoking service Ready Steady Quit to become a smokefree workplace by 2025. 

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    More effort needed to support Māori communities

    Smoking is still the leading cause of preventable deaths in New Zealand and remains an underlying health issue for Māori.  Today marks World Smokefree Day, with 490,000 New Zealands still smoking daily the question is in 2025 will the country become smokefree?

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    Smoking in cars with children ban passes into law

    A ban on smoking in cars with children present has passed into law.   

  5. Video for Programme that encourages whānau to smoke kai, not cigarettes
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    Programme that encourages whānau to smoke kai, not cigarettes

    "Smoke Kai, not Ciggies" is a campaign run by Mike Pocklington (Ngāpuhi) and his team from Ready Steady Quit - a free service based in Auckland. The campaign aims to help clients avoid idleness during this lockdown period by providing them with weekly tutorials on how to smoke their own kai at home. 

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    David Seymour: "Māori are the national champions of smoking"

    New legislation to regulate vaping was introduced to Parliament today by Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa in an effort to balance helping smokers quit while not encouraging new users. ACT Leader David Seymour says, "Labour's plan to regulate vaping in the same way as cigarettes is the most damaging public health policy in a generation".

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    Tobacco tax "a raid on the wallets of Māori"

    The annual cost of tobacco tax to Māori is approximately $120 million more than the combined annual budget of the entire Vote Māori Development portfolio and the average annual amount spent on Treaty Settlements, says the Executive Director of the Taxpayers Union Jordan Williams, as tobacco prices went up by 11% today. Williams describes the latest tax hike as 'a raid on the wallets of Māori'.   

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    2025 smokefree goals ‘a long way off’

    Arnah Rewha, a full-time smoker is adamant she will switch to vaping if the Government addresses urgent knowledge gaps around the effects vaping products have on people in New Zealand. This comes as anti-smoking experts look for better outcomes for vapers.  

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    "Stop the smoking thing, and sing"

    Tūranga Healths’ new 'Auahi Kore-oke' programme encourages locals to quit smoking by using the medium of singing and competition.

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    Philip Morris NZ official statement to Te Ao with Moana

    Māori Television's current affairs programme Te Ao with Moana invited Philip Morris New Zealand corporate communications manager Peata Melbourne to appear on the programme, but she declined and provided this statement.

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