Kicking the habit in Kawerau

Date published: June 2, 2014 at 2:21 pm | Comments

This community has one of the highest rates in the country for Maori smokers, but that’s changing.

Thanks to the WERO Challenge – which is run nationwide – Kawerau is slowly turning smokefree.

Wero in the Māori language means ‘challenge’, and it’s a programme for people quitting together, rather than individuals trying to go it alone.

Anna Burns-Francis takes a look at the new and improved Kawerau.

Watch the video in the website.

Read more: http://www.3news.co.nz/Kicking-the-habit-in-Kawerau/tabid/817/articleID/346342/Default.aspx#ixzz33Ra50hZR

Source: 3 news