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Smoke-free Massey Smokefree logo

Providing a healthy and safe environment for everyone at Massey University is important. We're committed to:

  • promoting “Smokefree/Auahi kore” as the norm by encouraging staff, students, contractors, volunteers, visitors and their families/whanau to quit smoking
  • eliminate secondhand smoke exposure to non-smokers
  • promote and support the cessation of smoking due to the inherent health risks to smokers
  • support New Zealand’s commitment to being essentially Smoke Free by 2025

Effective 1 January 2018, Massey University is smoke-free. This includes all:

  • workplaces
  • student accommodation
  • campus grounds and buildings
  • farms
  • staff accommodation
  • vehicles (including personal vehicles on site).

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For more information about our smoke-free status, read our frequently asked questions.

Support services to help you quit smoking

We can help you quit smoking through support services and individualised work plans.

Nationwide services

These services are available to staff and students wanting to quit smoking.

Quiteline logo


Website: | Freephone: 0800 778 778

Smokefree NZ 


Regional services

Choose a support service closer to you. These services are available to staff and students.

Auckland - Ready Set Quit

Email: | Freephone: 0800 500 601

Manawatū - Te Ohu Auahi Mutunga

Email: | Freephone: 0800 40 50 11

Wellington - Takiri Mai Te Ata

Website: | Freephone: 0800 926 257

Staff only

Employee Assistance Programme

Website: | Freephone: 0800 327 669

Student only

Health and counselling services for students


Email: | Phone: 09 213 6700


Email: or | Phone: 06 350 5533


Email: | Phone: 04 979 3030

Temporary smoking/vaping concessions

Temporary concessions, for example vaping shelters, smoking shelters etc, are available on the Auckland and Manawatū campuses. These locations are reviewed annually.

Auckland campus

Temporary vaping shelters

East Precinct - behind the library.

Temporary smoking shelters
  • East Precinct: adjacent to car park and Pukeko Hall
  • Oteha Rohe: adjacent to student parking, Hokowhitu Place
  • Albany Village: adjacent to grassed area, west of the rear car park

Find these locations on the Auckland campus map

Manawatū campus

Temporary vaping shelters

North side of the vet pond.

Temporary smoking shelters
  • Adjacent to the Courts Laundry, off Workshop Road
  • Intersection of University Ave and Main Drive
  • Moginie Hill, off the Ruahine Path
  • Library Road – opposite Library carpark
  • Facilities Services Compound - Southern entrance

Find these locations on the Manawatū campus map