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2019 PHA Policy Forum

  • 10 Sep 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre 58 Waipuna Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland

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2019 PHA Policy Forum

Nau mai, haere mai!

You are warmly invited to our 2019 Policy Forum.

This year's Policy Forum is a chance to hear about policy–making in action, listen to a number of engaging speakers, hear about our latest policy statements (see links below) to be presented at our AGM and participate in our policy workshop café (not forgetting the delicious morning tea).

We are delighted to announce that our guest speaker this year is Dr Nicki Jackson, Director of Alcohol Healthwatch since 2017, and a tireless advocate for better policy on alcohol in NZ.

Nicki has extensive academic and practice experience in health promotion and alcohol harm reduction. She has been involved in developing and delivering training in evidence-based public health in Australia, she lead the AUT Health Promotion undergraduate degree, and managed the alcohol and tobacco regulatory and health promotion activities of the Auckland Regional Public Health Service.

In 2016, she completed her PhD investigating adolescent alcohol use in New Zealand and won the University of Auckland Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award for best Doctoral thesis. She is also an Honorary Academic at the University of Auckland.

All welcome, including non-PHA members.

Please read our draft policy statements awaiting member ratification to be presented at the Policy Forum:
Draft PHA policy statement on the Sustainable Development Goals
Draft PHA policy statement on A Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025
Draft PHA policy statement on Sunscreens
Draft PHA policy statement on Sunbeds
Draft PHA policy statement on Transport and Health

Date: Tuesday 10 September
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Conference Rooms 2 & 3, Waipuna Hotel & Conference, Auckland

If you can't make it in person you can join us by Zoom:
9:00 - 10:30 am    
10:30 - 12:00 pm    

If you can't attend and would like to send your apologies please email

We look forward to seeing you.

See the events page for details and to register for the other events we are holding on 10 September.
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