Welcome to the New Zealand Ministry of Health

The Government's principal advisor on health and disability: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders

Immunisation Week: 20-24 April

Across the country, the health sector is out in force to promote the importance of immunisation in tackling preventable diseases.

This video explains why it's important to get immunised during pregnancy.


Featured work

Information on Ebola


Infant formula contamination threat


Better Public Services

Increasing immunisation rates and reducing rheumatic fever are part of the Government’s 10 Better Public Services results. The Ministry's latest results show record immunisation coverage and a significant reduction in rheumatic fever. Read more

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