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Environmental Health Indicators Programme

What we do

The Environmental Health Indicators New Zealand (EHINZ) team is a research and consultancy group, specialising in environmental health information.  

We are based in the College of Health, Massey University, Wellington. Our work is primarily funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Health. 

Our work has two core elements

The programme of Monitoring New Zealand's Environmental Health has two core elements: 

  • We conduct research into the effect of environment factors on the health of the animal and human populations.
  • We provide a consultancy service, providing data and analytical services, and dissemination of fit-for-purpose information products.

 Our surveillance systems for environmental health

We have five surveillance systems for monitoring environmental health in New Zealand, which are integrated and concept-driven. These surveillance systems are:

 

RELATED PUBLICATIONS

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Shanthakumar M, Borman B. (2011) Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Hair Dye).Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Shanthakumar M, Borman B. (2011) Survey of Low Cost Cosmetics (Lipstick).Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Fyfe C, Shanthakumar M, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment. Northland District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health, Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Waitemata District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Auckland District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Counties Manukau District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Waikato District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Lakes District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Bay of Plenty District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Tairawhiti District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Taranaki District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Hawkes Bay District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Whanganui District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, MidCentral District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Capital and Coast District Health Board. Health. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Wairarapa District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Nelson Marlborough District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, West Coast District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Canterbury District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, South Canterbury District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Southern District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health.Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Marsters H, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Borman B, Dayal S. (2012) Health Needs Assessment, Hutt Valley District Health Board. Report for the Ministry of Health. Centre for Public Health Research (CPHR), Massey University, NZ. pdf icon
Borman B, Poynter M. When enough is not enough: folic acid fortification in New Zealand. NZ Med J, 2014; 127(1399): 83-84. link icon
Tisch C, Pearson A, Kingham S, Borman B, Briggs D. Environmental Health Indicators: A review of initiatives worldwide. Management of Environmental Quality, 2014; 25(4): 446-466. link icon
Beban J, Cousins W, Mason K. (2014) Potential for ground water bores to meet Lower Hutt’s emergency water needs after large earthquakes. GNS Science Report 2014/61. link icon
Briggs D, Mason K, Borman B. Rapid assessment of environmental health impacts for policy support: The example of road transport in New Zealand. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2016; 13(1): 61. link icon
Mason K, Borman B. Burden of disease from second-hand smoke exposure in New Zealand. NZ Med J, 2016; 129(1432): 16-25. link icon
Read D, Marsters H, Xu F, Borman B. (2017) Plugging the gap-Surveillance on hazardous substances-related morbidity in primary care in New Zealand. 15th World Congress on Public Health, 3 -7 April, Melbourne, Australia. no link icon
Matheson A, Walton M, Gray R, Lindberg K, Shanthakumar M, Fyfe C, Wehipeihana N, Borman B. Evaluating a community-based public health intervention using a complex systems approach. Journal of Public Health, 2018; 40(3): 606-613. link icon
Mason K, Lindberg K, Read D, Borman B. The importance of using Public Health Impact Criteria to develop environmental health indicators: The example of the indoor environment in New Zealand. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018; 15(8): 1786. link icon
Borman B, Read D. (2010) Birth Defects in the New Plymouth District. Technical Report No 32. Wellington: CPHR. link icon
Mason K. (2016). The Burden of Disease from Second-hand Smoke in New Zealand. Wellington: Environmental Health Indicators Programme, Massey University. link icon
National Health Indicators Programme . (2016). National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notifications Report. Centre for Public Health Research, Wellington, Massey University. link icon
National Health Indicators Programme . (2016). Annual Hazardous Substances Injury Report. Wellington, Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University. link icon
National Health Indicators Programme . (2018). National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notifications: Annual Report 2017. Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University. link icon
National Health Indicators Programme . (2017). National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notifications: Annual Report 2016.
Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University.
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National Health Indicators Programme . (2015). National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notifications: January - December 2013. Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University. link icon
National Health Indicators Programme . (2015). National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notifications: January - December 2014. Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University. link icon
Borman B, Xu F. (2015) Occupational Disease Surveillance Report, 2000-2013.Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University, Wellington, NZ. link icon
Environmental Health Indicators Programme . (2017). Annual Hazardous Substances Injury Report.
Wellington, Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University.
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Environmental Health Indicators Programme . (2015) Annual Hazardous Substances Injury Report 2015.Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University. link icon
Environmental Health Indicators Programme . (2014) Annual Hazardous Substances Injury Report 2013. Wellington: Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University link icon

January 2010