Help and support

Support is a big part of quitting smoking. Quitline is a nationwide phone or online service, and there are local stop smoking services for face-to-face support.

Quitline

24/7

Quitline is a 24/7, phone and online, nationwide service of Quit Advisors who work with smokers to help make a plan to quit.

Phone or text

Call Quitline free on 0800 778 778 or text 4006.

Online

Join the Quitline blog or facebook page for online support from others going through the same thing.
www.quit.org.nz/blogs
www.facebook.com/quitlinenz

Register

You can register free on the website for supportive phone calls and regular text messages, with tips to keep on track.
www.quit.org.nz

Worth a good go

People who use Quitline’s services and support are more likely to successfully quit than those who try to quit alone.

Local stop smoking services

Local stop smoking services are there to help people face-to-face with support, tools and advice. Call or email to get in touch.

North Island

Northland
Toki Rau Stop Smoking Services Northland
referrals@tokirau.co.nz
0508 TOKIRAU (0508 8654 728)

Auckland & Waitematā
Ready, Steady, Quit
info@readysteadyquit.org.nz
0800 500 601

Counties-Manukau
Counties Manukau Health Living Smokefree
smokefree@middlemore.co.nz
0800 569 568

Waikato and Tairāwhiti
Once and For All Stop Smoking Service
stopsmoking@pinnacle.health.nz
0800 Once4All (0800 6623 4255)

Bay of Plenty
Hāpainga Stop Smoking Service
hapainga@ebpha.org.nz
0800 HĀPAINGA (0800 427 246)

Taranaki
Taranaki Stop Smoking Service
stopsmoking@tuiora.co.nz
06 759 7314

Taupo & Rotorua
Tipu Ora Stop Smoking Service
referralhub@tipuora.org.nz
0800 348 2400

Whanganui
Ngā Taura Tūhono – Whanganui Stop Smoking Service
sss@wrhn.org.nz
0800 200 249

Hawke's Bay
Te Haa Matea
register@ttoh.iwi.nz
0800 300 377

MidCentral - Palmerston North
Te Ohu Auahi Mutunga
toam@tewakahuia.org.nz
0800 40 50 11

Wellington, Wairarapa, and Kāpiti Coast
Takiri Mai Te Ata
takirimaiteata@kokiri-hauora.org.nz
0800 WAN AKP (0800 926 257)

South Island

Nelson Marlborough
Stop Smoking Service Nelson Marlborough
smokefree@nmdhb.govt.nz
0800 NO SMOKE (0800 667 665)

West Coast
Oranga Hā - Tai Poutini: Stop Smoking West Coast
StopSmokingGreymouth@cdhb.health.nz or StopSmokingWestport@cdhb.health.nz
0800 456 121

West Coast DHB Stop Smoking Service
Westport: (03) 788 9238
Greymouth-Hokitika: (03) 769 7488

Canterbury
Te Hā - Waitaha
smokefree@cdhb.health.nz
0800 425 700

South Canterbury
South Canterbury Stop Smoking Services – District Health Board
smokefree@scdhb.health.nz
0800 542 527

South Canterbury Stop Smoking Services – Arowhenua Whānau Services
richard@aws.health.nz
027 407 6866

Southern
Southern Stop Smoking Service
admin@stopsmoking.nz
0800 925 242