Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Hapainga - Stop Smoking Service

Service Overview

Smoking cessation is a journey to wellness and we are here to help. Hapainga is a free service, available to Western Bay of Plenty residents wanting to stop smoking.

Our Quit Smoking Practitioner will work with individuals and/or groups to meet your needs and develop a Quit Smoking Plan that works for you. The practitioner will visit in the community, at locations convenient to you such as home, the Marae, work or drop-in clinics.

We provide free nicotine patches, gum and/or lozengers to ease the cravings and assist you achieve your smoke free aspirations.

Service Coverage

Service Coverage Area is the Western Bay of Plenty Region

Service Cost

This Service is Free of Charge for all eligible persons (please see Ministry of Health Eligibility Criteria) for more information

Service Entry

Referrals are accepted from health professionals including your GP or Specialist, other community organisations, whānau and/or self referrals

Contact Details

Phone: 0800 HAPAINGA (0800 427 246)