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

B4 School Check

If your child has turned 4, they are due for their B4 School Check now. The B4 School Check is a free health and development check that helps give your child the best start at school. Read more


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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