- About us
About the Ministry
What we do
Manatū Hauora is the chief steward of the health system.
Legislation and regulation
The Ministry of Health’s regulatory responsibilities within the health and disability system include administering legislation and associated regulations.
The Ministry is made up of directorates and business units, each with its own functions and areas of responsibility.
The Ministry is led by an Executive Leadership Team. There are also specialist health professional and advisory roles to provide clinical and technical advice to the Minister of Health, the Ministry and the sector.
CareersInformation on applying for roles and working at Manatū Hauora (Ministry of Health).
- Policy roles at Manatū Hauora
- Benefits of working at Manatū Hauora
- Current vacancies
- Gender Pay Gap Action Plan
This section is where the Ministry publishes information considered to be of interest to the public. This includes our responses to Official Information Act (OIA) requests and general information.
Publications produced to fulfil statutory requirements.
- Annual reports
- Health and Independence reports
- Implementing the NZ Health Strategy
- Mental health annual reports
- Strategic Intentions
The Ministry’s library is open to health professionals and members of the public who are researching health-related issues.
Health Consultation Hub
Links to current and recent Ministry of Health consultations.
Current job vacancies
When you work at the Ministry of Health you’ll play an active role in improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders.
Official Information Act requests
How to make an Official Information Act request to the Ministry, and where to look in case the information you're looking for has already been published.
A list of other Ministry of Health websites.