Quitline has launched a new Facebook page to coincide with this year’s World Smokefree Day. The page aims to connect and support people who are quitting smoking.
The Quit Group (Which operates as Quitline) is please to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Hirst to its Board of Trustees.
Recent quitter and one of the stars of Quitline’s new advertising campaign, Luke Slotemaker, was so motivated by his new sense of vitality that he embarked on a 674km cycle around the South Island.
To help reach the Government’s goal of a Smokefree New Zealand by 2025, Quitline has today launched a major new television, outdoor and online campaign to inspire more people to get in touch with them for support to quit smoking.
Quitline has launched a new mobile version of its website www.quit.org.nz The new website offers a slimmed down version of the existing site, focussing on key tools and advice to help people quit smoking whilst on the move.
2,422 people from around the country have signed up to our telephone and web-based support in the first seven days of 2012.
With the last of the three tiered increases on tobacco tax coming into effect on the 1 January 2012, Quitline is getting ready for another busy January.
We are pleased to announce that His Excellency Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand has become the organisation’s inaugural patron.
Quitline’s new quit-smoking resource will help smokers beat their addiction in five steps.
Quitline has published its 2010/2011 Annual Review. Click here to view it.
Rugby commentator Keith Quinn visited the Quitline office to judge the office pod with the best rugby decorations this month. more...
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As the prisons go Smokefree this July, Mount Eden prison management company Serco, has held a poster competition for prisoners. more...
The Smokefree Environments (Controls and Enforcements) Amendment Bill passed by Parliament on the 14 July 2011 means that tobacco products and advertisements will have to be kept out of sight in all retail outlets. more...
Dying For A Smoke is an in-depth investigation into New Zealand’s smoking problem, specifically focusing on smoking among Māori but also looking at trends within the wider community. more...
Quitline Chief Executive, Paula Snowden has been one of two New Zealanders selected to be part of the American Cancer Society’s global cancer ambassador programme, ‘We Can, We Should, We Will Conquer Cancer Campaign’. more...
Join Quitline staff, schools from around the country, health professionals and Ministers as we challenge smokers to quit this Matariki. more...