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Kick Ash South Canterbury

Mental Health & Addictions Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.


Kick Ash is South Canterbury DHB and Arowhenua Whānau Services' free specialist smoking cessation service. Kick Ash provides 1 to 1 support and advice face to face, by phone, txt or email.  We can provide free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) - patches, gum, lozenges and support for other stop smoking medications. We provide specialised support and advice for women who are pregnant. There are several incentive programmes to encourage people on their journey to becoming smokefree. 


Face to Face Smoking Cessation Support

Programme Areas

Maternal & infant - mental health & addictions, Smoking cessation

Programme Type

Face to face smoking cessation, Maternal smoking cessation


South Canterbury

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

You can contact Kick Ash directly via phone call, text or via GP referral.


Kick Ash provides accessible, free and effective smoking cessation services.

We provide home visits, community based clinics & support groups, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), 1-on-1 support and advice, and resources for general practice & community health agencies.

Kick Ash also provides support and advice for women who are pregnant.


The Kick Ash team is made up of two staff members ready to support you on your journey to becoming smokefree.


No fees apply


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Public Transport

Myway bus service is available to Talbot Park.  Phone 688 5544.   $2 one way trip.


Free parking available onsite.

Contact Details

156 Otipua Road, Timaru

South Canterbury

Arowhenua Whānau Services
Phone: (03) 6155 180 
Mobile: 027 407 6866


156 Otipua Road
Timaru 7910

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156 Otipua Road
Timaru 7910

This page was last updated at 9:48AM on November 9, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Kick Ash South Canterbury.