Toi Ako

Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu. Do nutrition labels help us to choose healthier foods? What difference do the new Health Star Rating labels make to food choices? Callie Corrigan from Toi Tangata interviews Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu from the University of Auckland on the results of the...

Associate Professor Maui Hudson (University of Waikato) – Facilitator Professor John Oetzel (University of Waikato) Dr Nina Scott (Waikato DHB) Dr Jeff Foote (The Institute of Environmental Science and Research) Moana Rarere (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis) Global health inequities between indigenous and non-indigenous populations require innovative and...

Cameron Ormsby. Cameron Ormsby works for the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board as a health protection officer, a role which has a strong emphasis on environmental health. The focus of environmental health is to look at the link between the health of the environment and the...

Mason Ngawhika. Most of the developed world and large populations of the developing world are struggling with an obesity pandemic. Over-accessibility of energy dense foods coupled with an inactive lifestyle are the main culprits. One of the most harmful outcomes of obesity is the advent of...

Rangimārie Mules. Problem-solving and innovation has been part of our story as Māori for generations; from Tāne Mahuta who sought to bring the first human form into the world as Hineahuone, to Māui Tikitiki-a-Taranga who restrained the sun, brought fire into the world and searched for...