Vape Free Kids New Zealand has been trying since December to have talks with Casey Costello.
"Unfortunately that's not a one-off. We get referrals for a lot of kids who are getting vapes."
One in five high school students now regularly vape.
It comes as the first guidelines to support Kiwi youth to quit vaping will be released later on Friday.
Data showed New Zealanders were some of the most common users of vapes in the developed world.
Specialist Vape Retailer VAPO | alt. took the Ministry of Health to court in March.
She died from vaping-associated pulmonary injury which was later linked to Vitamin E Acetate.
The intended ingredients are harmful - the unintended ingredients are likely worse.
"You gonna vape that, Paddy?"