The He Ara Āwhina co-development phase ran from March 2021 to June 2022. A draft version of He Ara Āwhina went out for public consultation for six weeks from 8 March to 19 April 2022.
We supported many ways for people to share feedback such as via email, LinkedIn, mail, voice message, video, online survey forms, and online meetings to ensure the framework and six-week consultation process was accessible as possible to everyone, especially our priority population groups.
During our public consultation process we received over 260 submissions across all priority population groups.
What people told us, and the changes made in response, have been summarised in the following documents:
Summary of consultation with people who personally experience alcohol or other drug harm, gambling harm or addiction, and those who support people with personal experience or their whānau [DOCX, 126 KB]