Beaches, outdoor dining areas and most public spaces in Auckland's CBD could be designated smokefree as early as this summer.

The Auckland Council is today set to sign-off the next push in its bid to make the city smokefree in eight years.

Most of its facilities and parks went smokefree four years ago when the policy was first introduced.

From next month, the smoking ban would extend to beaches, areas around sports clubs, and outdoor dining.

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