Vision, Mission, Values


New Zealanders know how to keep their lungs healthy and they investigate symptoms of lung disease.


To increase survival for lung cancer

Our Values

  • Accountable – Responsible for all actions and accountable to stakeholders.
  • Integrity – Upholds strong moral principles and ethical standards.
  • Trustworthiness – Reliable, honest and fair.
  • Excellence – Professional and ethical with all endeavours.
  • Leadership – Provide leadership to the sector with all aspects of health promotion, education, research, advocacy and philanthropic fundraising.
  • Independence – An autonomous organisation that is impartial and free from the influence of others.


Lung Foundation New Zealand is a non-government organisation which maintains political neutrality.

Lung Foundation New Zealand supports a government commitment to making Aotearoa New Zealand a Smokefree nation by 2025.

Lung Foundation New Zealand does not endorse or make donations to any political party.