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Waikato DHB offers vouchers to smoking mums
Waikato District Health Board is offering pregnant Maori mums gift vouchers to quit smoking. The DHB has up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give Maori and Pasifika women who are 28 weeks pregnant. The offer is part of the Hapu Mama incentive programme to encourage 30 pregnant mums in the Waikato to give up smoking. That includes women living in Thames, Coromandel, Taumarunui, Te Kuiti, Kawhia, Raglan, Otorohanga, Tokoroa, Hamilton, Huntly, Ngaruawahia, and all the areas in between.