COVID-19: Vaccine resources

Download useful resources and information sheets on COVID-19 vaccine and the rollout programme. These are available in multiple languages.


Your questions answered

Type: Information sheet
Audience: General public
Published:  9 June 2021
Description: We've answered your most commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and its safety and side effects. 

COVID-19 vaccine – your questions answered (PDF, 109 KB)
COVID-19 vaccine – your safety and side effects questions answered (PDF, 138 KB)


Getting a vaccine

What to expect

Type: Information sheet
Audience: General public
Published: 9 June 2021
Description: An information sheet about what to expect when getting the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes what things to consider, what happens after your vaccine and the side effects.

Getting your COVID-19 vaccine – what to expect (PDF, 138 KB)

Type: Poster
Audience: General public
Published: 8 March 2021
Description: Simplified information (including illustrations) on getting your vaccination, what to expect after receiving your vaccination and COVID-19 health reminders.

Getting your COVID-19 vaccine – what to expect – simplified version (PDF, 195 KB)

What you need to know

Type: Brochure
Audience: General public
Published: 30 April 2021
Description: A brochure covering what you need to know when getting your COVID-19 vaccine. This also covers information for after your vaccination.

Getting your COVID-19 vaccine – what you need to know (PDF, 774 KB)

After your COVID-19 vaccine

Type: Poster
Audience: General public
Published: 21 April 2021
Description: The potential side effects after your vaccination, when the side effects could start and what to do. Further information on reporting reactions and who to contact if you’re concerned.

COVID-19 vaccine – after your vaccination (PDF, 86 KB)

Privacy statement

Type: Information sheet
Audience: General public
Published: 29 March 2021
Description: The personal information we collect as part of the vaccination process and what it's used for.

COVID-19 vaccine – privacy statement (PDF, 116 KB)


Vaccine rollout

When will I get my vaccine?

Type: Poster
Audience: General public
Published: 19 June 2021
Description: A one-page poster outlining the COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan for New Zealand. This includes four groups, who the groups include and why, when and where these groups will get vaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccine – When will I get my vaccine? (PDF, 278 KB)

Graph of volumes and timing of vaccine rollout

Type: Poster
Audience: General public
Published: 15 April 2021
Description: A graph estimating the volumes and timing of our COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This illustration shows planned DHB vaccine dose delivery to 30 June 2021.

COVID-19 vaccine – estimated volumes and timing of vaccine rollout (PDF, 435 KB)

Download an earlier archived version of this illustration (PDF, 414 KB)


For border and MIQ workers and the people they live with

Your questions answered

Type: Information sheet
Audience: Border and MIQ workers
Published: 8 March 2021
Description: FAQs specifically for border and MIQ workers. Information on the rollout, who household contacts are, the vaccine protection and effectiveness, how the vaccines work and its safety.

Advice about the COVID-19 vaccine – for all border and MIQ workers (PDF, 110 KB)

Type: Information sheet
Audience: People living with border and MIQ workers
Published: 25 March 2021
Description: FAQs specifically for people living with border and MIQ workers.

COVID-19 vaccine – for people who live with border and MIQ workers (PDF, 121 KB)


For the health sector

COVID-19 Vaccine Operating Guidelines

Type: Guidelines
Audience: DHBs and health providers
Published: 15 July 2021 – Version 16.0
Description: Guidance for District Health Boards (DHBs) and health providers to maintain public safety and ensure consistent and equitable COVID-19 vaccination practices are in place across New Zealand.

COVID-19 Vaccine Operating Guidelines (PDF, 4.36 MB)
COVID-19 Vaccine Operating Guidelines (Word, 4.96 MB)

When can people get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Type: Poster
Audience: Health providers
Published: 15 April 2021
Description: A flowchart to help healthcare providers manage MMR and influenza vaccinations around COVID-19 vaccines.

When can people get the COVID-19 vaccine – for health providers (PDF, 519 KB)

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