Aukati KaiPaipa is a free face-to-face stop smoking service that is available in various locations
around New Zealand and is based on a Māori framework. All current smokers are welcome to access Aukati KaiPaipa services as we work from a model of inclusion.

The service will help you to stop smoking using a range of tools including stop smoking medicines and weekly support to help you beat the craving and manage those difficult situations.

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Smokefree 2025

In March 2011 the New Zealand Government committed to a goal of New Zealand becoming smokefree by 2025. You ca read more about this here.

What does Smokefree New Zealand 2025 mean?

  • Our children and grandchildren will be free from exposure to tobacco and tobacco use
  • The smoking prevalence across all populations will be less than 5%. The goal is not a ban on smoking.
  • Tobacco will be difficult to sell and supply.
  • Aukati KaiPaipa are committed to a smokefree future


"He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!"

"What is the most important thing in the world? It is people! It is people! It is people!"