World Smokefree May – We’re Backing You!

We’re backing all New Zealanders to become Smokefree, to live a life that is free from the harms of tobacco.

The key messages focus on unity and us moving together towards reaching the Smokefree 2025 goal set for Aotearoa.

Smokefree Aotearoa

Join us for Smokefree May and be part of the new beginning towards achieving our national goal of a Smokefree future, 2025 and beyond!

Ignite Change

Make May your month to stop smoking and rally your whānau and communities to advocate for a Smokefree 2025, ensuring better health for future generations.

Empower Every Voice

Let’s unite to ensure that every individual, whānau, and community has the tools and encouragement to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal. 

Together, we’ll make sure no one is left behind on our path to a Smokefree Aotearoa.

This month we’re not just promoting Smokefree living; we’re empowering every voice in our communities. With a strong collective commitment, we’re ensuring that no one gets left behind on their journey towards a Smokefree future. Together, let’s champion each other, offering unwavering support and resources, as we stride towards a healthier, Smokefree future for all in Aotearoa.

What’s Happening

Get involved with World Smokefree May and the Smoke Free kaupapa.

There are heaps of events happening both kānohi ki te kānohi and online where you can get support as well as tautoko others in our journey to being smokefree.

Upcoming Events


In our increasingly online world, letting people know what you believe in is only a couple of clicks away.

Download these digital resources to let everyone know you’re backing them to be Smoke Free.