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 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.


Join the Quitline blog or facebook page for online support from others going through the same thing.


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

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.

In-person service provider

Local in-person services can help you and your whānau with the support, tools, and advice you need to quit smoking. These can include:

  • counselling
  • behavioural support services
  • Wellness and healthy lifestyle advice
  • support during treatment
  • smoking cessation

Find an in-person service provider