Media releases
Media releases
November 11, 2022
Nov 11, 2022
NZ study shows value of vaccination during pregnancy

Vaccination has been found to reduce preterm birth, low birth weight and stillbirth in a New Zealand study published and promoted by the highly reputable Centre for Disease Control today.

Media releases
Media releases
July 21, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
WHO and UNICEF raise alarm on drop in childhood immunisation, so do we

Child immunisations have dropped so far during COVID that the World Health Organisation and UNICEF are raising the alarm, as is the Immunisation Advisory Centre, IMAC. Internationally 25 million children have missed out on life-saving vaccinations and here in New Zealand Aotearoa we are seeing a similarly concerning trend

Media releases
Media releases
May 1, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Provisional Authorised Vaccinator update course

All authorised vaccinators are required to attend an update course every two years. Some Provisional Authorised Vaccinators are approaching two years since they completed their Provisional Vaccinator Foundation Course in 2020 and due to an administrative change their authorisation does not expire until 2023.

Media releases
Media releases
September 1, 2021
Sep 29, 2022
Removal of spacing requirements between COVID-19 vaccine and other Schedule vaccines

All the vaccines on the National Immunisation Schedule can now be given concurrently, immediately before or after the mRNA-COVID-19 vaccine, Comirnaty, with the exception of the shingles vaccine (Zostavax). This includes MMR, influenza, HPV (Gardasil 9), tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Boostrix) and the meningococcal vaccines (Bexsero and Menactra).