This section of our website contains information on many aspects of immunisation.

Immunisation overview

For a quick tour of what immunisation is and how it works.

Making an informed decision

In New Zealand, parents and caregivers can choose whether or not to immunise. This section provides some guidance around informed decisions and choosing sources of information.

The NZ National Immunisation Schedule

The Schedule shows which free vaccines have been chosen for all New Zealanders  and when you get them.

The Immune System and Vaccination

In depth information on the way the immune system works and how vaccines interact with it.

The Immunisation Visit

Tips for the new and not so new parent or caregiver.