The National Immunisation Schedule is the series of vaccines that are offered free to babies, children, adolescents and adults.
The schedule of vaccines listed below applies from 1 April 2018. For information about the changes that took effect in 2018, please see 2018 Immunisation Schedule Change.
Links in the table above provide more information about the diseases and the vaccines that prevent them.
Funded vaccines for high risk groups
Publicly funded hepatitis A, hepatitis B, haemophilus influenzae type b, human papillomavirus, influenza, meningococcal, pertussis (Tdap), pneumococcal, tuberculosis and varicella vaccines are available for children and adults at high risk of some diseases due to other medical conditions. For more details see Additional Funded vaccines for special groups page of the Immunisation Handbook.
Immunisation programme decisions
For information about how New Zealand's National Immunisation Schedule is determined and administered, see immunisation programme decisions.