Getting Connected

The following resources will keep you in touch with colleagues, and up-to-date with the latest topics, issues and research.

NZ Research Log

This research log is a compilation of New Zealand tobacco control research that is in progress or has been completed recently. Information available in the research log includes; the researchers responsible for each project, email addresses, a brief description of the project, the type of data eg quantitative or qualitative, publications arising from the work and relevant keywords.


Tobacco Control Update

A fortnightly e-newsletter from the Smokefree Coalition. See


Smokefree2025 is an online discussion and networking forum for those with an interest in tobacco control.

Smokefree2025 members must be legitimate tobacco control stakeholders. Potential subscribers to the group will be subject to referee checks.

To subscribe, send an e-mail to the network administrator:

Include the names and email addresses of two referees, preferably tobacco control stakeholders, who can verify your email address and occupation. The email address for posting information to the discussion group is 


A members-only website for the International Tobacco Control Community.

Globalink provides tobacco news, a tobacco directory, information on smoking cessation, news and information, and more. It is an important source of international tobacco control updates.

Tobacco-free/Tupeka Kore Directory

Contact and organisation details for people working in tobacco control. See

Smokefree Contacts Map

This map lists a variety of people and services which are dedicated to helping New Zealand become free from tobacco. You will find contact details for:

  • help to quit smoking
  • advocacy and information
  • smokefree law and enforcement
  • education and training
  • health promotion
  • people working in research
  • useful smokefree services


A portal provided by HSC ( with six main sections summarising the information available on various tobacco control-related websites, and providing links to those websites. These websites include:

The Beginner's Guide to Tobacco Control

A guide for New Zealand tobacco control workers produced by a Tobacco Control Reference Group that included members from HSC, The Quit Group, Te Reo Marama, Community and Public Health (Canterbury District Health Board), and the Ministry of Health. It was last updated in August 2009.