World Smokefree Day is celebrated annually, For our May 2020 World Smokefree Day campaign we asked you to answer the question “What does smokefree mean to me?” Tamariki, you told us you want to make long-lasting memories with your loved ones. Whānau, you told us you want to be healthy and happy.
#WSFD 2020 Media:
Te Ao Māori News - What does 'auahi kore' mean to Māori communities?
Date: Wednesday 3 June 2020
Te Ao Māori News - More effort needed to support Māori communities
Date: Sunday 31 May 2020
Northern Advocate - Sharing the vision
Date: Tuesday, 26 May 2020
World Smokefree Day
Infrastructure firm’s smokefree pledge shows community spirit
Thursday, 4 June 2020
Civil infrastructure firm Dempsey Wood today signed a Smokefree Pledge with Stop Smoking Service Ready Steady Quit at Dempsey Wood’s Penrose, Auckland offices. The pledge affirms Dempsey Wood’s commitment to creating a smokefree workplace by 2025.
Community voices share a smokefree vision
Date: Tuesday, 2 June 2020
Hāpai Te Hauora has engaged with communities most affected by smoking and asked the question: What does Smokefree mean to you? Between the 1st of May and the 31st of May - World Smokefree Day - Hāpai received a range of answers from families and workplaces that were willing to make and share short 20-60 second videos about the meaning of Smokefree.
Pacific stories for a smokefree future - World Smokefree Day, May 31
Friday, 29 May 2020
Talanoa -- sharing stories -- is an essential part of the life of Pacific people, and an essential part of our journey to becoming smokefree together.
Smokefree Cars means more to celebrate on World Smokefree Day May 31
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Associate Minister of Health Hon. Jenny Salesa and the people of Aotearoa for promoting the rights of all children to breathe smokefree air.
Community voices add fresh air to World Smokefree Day - 31st May
Wednesday, 27 May 2020
To mark the day this year, Hāpai Te Hauora shares what ‘smokefree’ means to the people of Aotearoa. Hāpai is leading a campaign that asks Facebook users, whānau and friends to answer the question "What does smokefree mean to me?"
#WSFD 2020 Videos
"It's about not waking up coughing! It means breathing better and a future where her tamariki don't have the opportunity to smoke!"
"No more BUTTS whānau"
"It means being healthy, being happy and being cool."
Tobacco Control in Aotearoa
Tobacco Control in Aotearoa has come a long, long way since the passing of the Smokefree Environments Act in 1990.
Check out our brief timeline, highlighting the journey over the last 30 years!
"Its about being happy, healthy and living in fresh air."
"It means fresh air, smokefree country that our children deserve"