Stop smoking

Tobacco smoking is a major public health problem in New Zealand.

Stopping smoking is one of the most important things you can do to protect and improve your health

Help to stop smoking

Programmes to stop young people starting to smoke, encouraging smokers to quit and reducing the impact of smoking on the community are run.
Hauora Tairawhiti is also part of the Taki Tahi Toa Mano smokefree collective.

Useful links:

http://www.smokefree.co.nz/

http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/regulation-health-and-disability-system/smokefree-law