Smokefree 2025

Smokefree 2025

The Government has set a goal for New Zealand to be smokefree by 2025 (in essence this means less than 5% of the population will smoke).

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Smoking and cancer

Smoking and cancer

The evidence is very clear that there is a link between smoking and some types of cancer. These cancers are caused by the many added ingredients in cigarettes.

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Let's be Smokefree

Let's be Smokefree

We all can play a part in helping make the places where we work, learn, play and live smokefree.

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Our stories

Our stories

The following pages contain videos of real life stories about smoking, how it affects children, how it affects your health, and about quitting.

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Current campaigns

Current campaigns

Tobacco Control agencies around New Zealand work closely together co-ordinating both local and national work.

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Health and Education Professionals

Health and Education Professionals

Information, resources, and facts that education and health professionals can use to help them in their work.

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Research

Research

There is a vast amount of research around cancer, tobacco control, cigarettes, smoking, quitting and everything else around tobacco both here in New Zealand and internationally.

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Tobacco control NZ

Tobacco control NZ

New Zealand has been at the forefront of tobacco control internationally for some time and has made steady progress in reducing smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption.

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