COVID-19: Vaccine policy statements and clinical guidance

Guidance and policy standards for the COVID-19 Vaccine Immunisation Programme.

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Service standards

To assure consumer safety and a high-quality service, these New Zealand COVID-19 Vaccine Immunisation Service Standards (the Standards) have been prepared to specify the minimum requirements of the COVID-19 Vaccine Immunisation Programme.

COVID-19 Vaccine Immunisation Service Standards (PDF, 444 KB)
COVID-19 Vaccine Immunisation Service Standards (Word, 354 KB)
Version 1.0 – last updated October 2021


COVID-19 Immunisation Policy Statement

The National Immunisation Programme (Te Whatu Ora) has prepared this document as a comprehensive COVID-19 Immunisation Policy Statement outlining the operational minimum requirements for the safe use of COVID-19 vaccines. This policy document replaces all other COVID-19 policy documents and combines all relevant COVID-19 immunisation policies.

COVID-19 Immunisation Policy Statement (PDF, 407 KB)
COVID-19 Immunisation Policy Statement (Word, 221 KB)
Version 2.0 – last updated November 2022

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