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Stop Smoking Service – for Auckland & Waitemata

Programme Areas

Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation


North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland

Age Groups

Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

To access the free service you can either:

  • Phone 0800 500 601
  • Email:

  • Complete the ‘Stop Smoking Referral Form’

  • Seek help from your GP/Family Doctor, friend or whānau member to contact the service on your behalf.

Stopping smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health and for your family, so contact the service today!

If you live in Counties Manukau:

  • email  

  • text "NOW" to 226

  • Care Connect eReferrals: Smokefree (CMDHB)


ProCare, The Fono and Asian Smokefree Communities- Comprehensive Care are providers of the FREE Stop Smoking Service in Auckland & Waitemata. This face-to-face service is free to people who have decided to stop smoking who ‘live, work, learn or play’ in the Auckland or Waitemata DHB regions (Central, East and West Auckland, as well as the North Shore and up near Wellsford) and who are eligible for publically-funded health services.

The free service consists of a personalised, face-to-face programme in which people are supported through their quit journey by a qualified expert in stop smoking techniques. The programme provides choice and is flexible to meet the individual’s needs. For example, people can choose either group-based sessions with peer support and expert advice or one-to-one sessions.

To see our FAQs please click here.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 3:42PM on April 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Ready Steady Quit.