Project snapshots

All across New Zealand communities are getting involved in Smokefree 2025. These smokefree project snapshots are examples of how you can get involved in your local community to be smokefree. You can use these snapshots for ideas, examples, or inspiration and adapt them to suit the community or group you are working with.

Featured Project
South Canterbury
Cessation
Legislation & Regulation
Public Support
Second-hand smoke
Smokefree cars

To demonstrate the dangers of smoking in cars with children and young people, and collect public views on smokefree car legislation to protect children and young people.

Waikato
Cessation
Public Support
World Smokefree Day

The snapshot from the TOAST group (Te Kuiti Taumarunui Otorohanga Action Smokefree Team) highlights some of the projects happening within Maniapoto during Smokefree May and World Smokefree Day 2015. Thanks to the support of local schools, sporting groups/associations and organisations we have a varied snapshot of activities to share. As a group TOAST is also proud to have made their first ever written and oral submission to the Otorohanga District Council Long Term Plan to encourage a local smokefree policy.

Manawatu-Wanganui
Cessation

Kua takoto te manuka lays down the challenge to whānau who smoke to take the opportunity to access free support and guidance through their journey of quitting. This journey includes finding about how they came to think, feel and believe what they do about tobacco and its use within their whānau. 

Southland
Public Support
Second-hand smoke
Smokefree cars
World Smokefree Day

The aim of the project was twofold: it was to promote smokefree cars messages and generate local evidence of public support for smokefree cars carrying children. Smokefree Otago, Smokefree Murhiku and Smokefree Central Otago and Wakatipu were involved in the project.

Hawkes Bay
Cessation
Public Support

This project is about increasing youth smokefree status through providing Smokefree information and brief advice on smoking cessation to youth between the ages of 15 and 25. The project aims to do this in a positive fun way at community events that the youth connects with. The goal is to reduce smoking initiation by promoting a smokefree lifestyle to youth and encouraging current smokers to quit.

South Canterbury
Cessation
Public Support

The Local Quit Service Support project was to encourage smokers to make quit attempts. This involved connecting people aged 20 to 40 to connect with the local cessation providers.

Waikato
Cessation
Public Support

‘Rowing Together” is the theme to promote smokefree awareness to the Pacific people living in the Waikato region. The goal was to support Pacific people to make quit attempts. This included providing free cessation services by reducing barriers to accessing cessation services.

Taranaki
Cessation
Public Support
World Smokefree Day

The World Smokefree May 2015 project was to increase the awareness of the smokefree 2025 goal and the number of people trying to quit smoking. Two major rugby league events in May were selected to promote the Smokefree 2025 goal and to encourage people to quit smoking. 

Marlborough
Cessation
Public Support
World Smokefree Day

The World Smokefree Day Promotion was to promote Smokefree to the Marlborough Girls’ College students. This was lead by the senior students. WSFD resources were provided to the senior students to engage with the students.

Eastern Bay of Plenty
Cessation
Public Support
World Smokefree Day

The Eastern Bay of Plenty projects is a Smokefree Coalition centred on events around It’s About Whānau. A range of events and activities were aimed at reducing smokers in their community.

Western Bay of Plenty
Cessation
Public Support
World Smokefree Day

The Western Bay of Plenty projects is about events and activities aimed at promoting smokefree messages and access to local Aukati KaiPaipa services. The project was aimed at a range of ages and ethnicities.

Page last updated: 19 Apr 2016