This publication provides an overview of the health of New Zealanders and explores how our health has changed over the past quarter of a century using Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) as an integrated measure of poor health and premature death.
The New Zealand Cancer Action Plan 2019–2029 sets out the actions required to achieve a sustainable system that enables New Zealanders to have fewer cancers, better survival rates and equitable outcomes.
These annually published interactive tables and graphs provide high-level data on cancer registrations in 2017. They include information about the most common cancers registered and breakdowns by common demographic variables. The data is provided in multiple formats.
On 8 August 2018, the Ministry of Health published an independent review endorsing the continued roll-out of National Bowel Screening Programme, with some improvements. The Ministry committed to publishing its progress to meet the 19 wide-ranging recommendations to support continued improvement. This is the six-month report to February 2019.