Every hour, day, week, month and year that you go without smoking, your health will improve.

You will feel immediate benefits when you quit as your body starts to repair itself. Quitting at any age is beneficial and not only increases life expectancy; it also improves quality of life.

Photo: Quitline

Support to help you quit smoking

If you or someone you know would like to begin their quitting journey and give up smoking you can contact:

Regional Stop Smoking Services

Regional Stop Smoking Services provide a free and effective service delivered by experienced and qualified quit coaches who will support your journey to quit.

Takiri Mai te Ata (Hutt Valley, Wellington)

0800 926 257

Takiri Mai Te Ata on Facebook

Whaiora Whānui (Wairarapa)

0800 494 246

Quitline (national)
0800 778 778 or text 4006

Community Health - Ora Toa

0800 672 862

(04) 237 0110


Pacific Health Service Hutt Valley

(04) 577 0394


Pacific Health Plus (Porirua and Kāpiti) 
0800 747 587
    Last updated 23 February 2024.