Get a free Quit Coach

A free and qualified Quit Coach can help you make a plan to get everything you need in place - so you can just get on with quitting. With a Quit Coach you've got a much better chance of quitting for good.

What is a Quit Coach?

  • A free and qualified Quit Coach can help you make plan to get everything you need in place – so you can just get on with quitting.
  • Advise you about vaping or using nicotine replacement (gum, patches and lozenges) and medications.
  • Give you free nicotine replacement (if you use Quitline you just have to pay the $5 prescription fee).
  • Be there to help you through when things get tough.

What are my options?

  • Phone/online support: Register free with Quitline.
  • Face-to-face support: Find a Quit Coach in your area.

Register free with Quitline

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Register free with Quitline
  • Open 24/7 - you can call, text, email or do it all online.
  • You decide how often you want to talk to a Quit Coach.
  • They can send you a script for free nicotine replacement (you just have to pay the $5 dispensing fee at the pharmacy).
  • They can support you with a switch to vaping if you'd rather do that.
  • Get the support of other people who are also trying to quit, by joining Quitline's blog community.

Get regular support from Quitline's friendly team. Register now

Quit coaches in your area

Find a local Quit Coach


  • You can meet your Quit Coach face-to-face - at your place or somewhere near you, or talk by phone or online.
  • You can meet a Coach by yourself or as a whānau.
  • You also have the option to join one of their free support groups to help stay motivated.
  • They can give you free nicotine replacement while you're there, or deliver it to you (no trip to the pharmacy needed so no cost at all).
  • They can support you to switch to vaping if you'd prefer or advise about stop smoking medications.
  • Many local services offer incentive programmes for some groups (for example, hapū māmā) and some have childcare facilities. Ask your Quit Coach about these.
  • There are kaupapa Māori services that provide stop-smoking support in many areas.

To find your local Quit Coach: Select a region

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