Promotion Agency (HPA)
The HPA is
a Crown entity established on 1 July 2012 under legislation to
lead and support national health promotion initiatives. The HPA
also performs all functions previously undertaken by the Alcohol
(ALAC) and the Health Sponsorship Council (HSC).
Drug Association New Zealand
ADANZ is a community
organisation with a statement of purpose to "challenging
thinking and stimulating action on alcohol and drug issues".
The site contains information on ADANZ's main activities - the
Helpline and Directory of Services.
& Public Health Research Unit
APHRU's aim is
to "enhances knowledge about public health issues and is responsive
to the health promotion needs". This site contains information
on current issues. projects and past publications from APHRU. While
the focus is on alcohol APHRU has also carried out some important
work on cannabis.
Research Council of New Zealand
The major government-funded agency responsible for purchasing and
co-ordinating health research and fostering the health research
workforce in Aotearoa New Zealand. This site provides information
on currently funded projects, upcoming grant rounds, research
priority areas and scholarships.
Drug Policy New Zealand
This site aims
to promote and communicate work being undertaken under the National
Drug Policy and contains information and links to important documents
on a wide range of drug issues.
Zealand Drug Foundation
objective is minimising (licit and illicit) drug related harm. The
site hosts an number of forums on current drug related issues and
maintains an excellent, up-to-date record of media page listing
recent drug-related items.
Zealand Health Information Service
NZHIS is a group
within the Ministry of Health responsible for the collection and
dissemination of health-related data.
Medsafe is the
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority. It
a business unit of the Ministry of Health and is the authority
responsible for the regulation of therapeutic products in New Zealand
the administration of the Medicines Act 1981 and Regulations 1984,
and parts of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and Regulations 1977.
The site provides information for professionals and consumers.
A wide range
of information, publications consultation/discussion groups.
Drug and Alcohol Practitioners' Association of Aotearoa-New Zealand (dapaanz)
The Drug and Alcohol Practitioners' Association of Aotearoa-New
Zealand is a society incorporated in 2003 to represent the professional
interests of its members: the practitioners and clinicians
working in addiction treatment.
Matua Raki is the National Addiction Workforce Development Centre
within Te Rau Matatini Ltd, funded by the Ministry of Health.
National Centre of Mental Health Research, Information and Workforce