skip to main content

I want to...

Current filter:

Facilities

Have your say on being smokefree

Smokefree

It has been nearly four years since Napier City and Hastings District Councils decided to share a smokefree policy – now it’s time for you to tell us how we’re doing and if we could be doing more.

The policy was adopted in support of the Government’s goals for a smokefree New Zealand by 2025.

Since then, both Councils have encouraged café premises with tables on publicly owned land to become smokefree, aka fresh air zones. All parks, playgrounds, sportsgrounds and reserves (apart from beach reserves), the Hastings City Square/Central Plaza, and bus stops, shelters and areas around bus signs or bus stop markings are now smokefree.

NCC is working towards ensuring all its community housing is smokefree, while Kennedy Park, the NCC-owned accommodation facility, is also working towards becoming 100% smokefree. “This is part of our sustainable and guest wellbeing practice. We are happy to support the New Zealand Government’s goal of a smokefree country by 2025. Society in general is becoming very health-conscious, and we need to move with this and support the health and comfort of our guests,” says David Aflallo, Kennedy Park Manager.

What do you think?

NCC and HDC are asking their residents what they think about the councils' smokefree policies To have your say, go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/smokefree2019.

13 June 2019

Back to News Archive

Napier City Council - Copyright © 2019 Napier City Council

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© Napier City Council - www.napier.govt.nz / +64 6 835 7579 / info@napier.govt.nz