Stopping smoking can be tricky but as these success stories show, people on the West Coast are doing it all the time! You can do it to – just contact us and we’ll make a stop smoking plan just for you (we can even feature your success story on this website if you’d like!)


$50 a week better off after quitting a 30-year habit

Greymouth mum Catherine Jermyn has kicked her smoking habit of thirty years.

“Financially I knew I just couldn’t keep smoking - every week I was blowing $50 a week on smokes. I was definitely ready to quit,” says Catherine.

Read more about Catherine

Teaming up to kick the habit

Nikki and Robbie’s first step towards becoming smokefree was clicking on a Oranga Hā - Tai Poutini: Stop Smoking West Coast Facebook advert.

Stop smoking coach Trish Hunt soon got in touch and the rest is history.

Read more about Nikki and Robbie

If you or someone you know would like help to quit, register here online or phone 0800 456 121.

As part of celebrating World Smokefree Day on 31 May, everyone we support to be smokefree during May will be into win one of five $100 New World vouchers*. Sign up now!

*Voucher winners will be drawn on 3 July 2017. To be eligible to win you need to have been supported by Oranga Hā - Tai Poutini: Stop Smoking West Coast to become smokefree during May. Participants will need to be smokefree by 31 May 2017, and remain that way until the winners are announced on 3 July 2017.