COVID-19 vaccination: Your questions answered
We all need accurate and reliable information when we make a decision for ourselves and our whānau. Here you can learn from the experts and get answers about popular topics.
NZ Vaccine Facts
Learn about the COVID-19 pandemic, getting vaccinated, and what the future holds for Aotearoa New Zealand.
What you need to know about the Pfizer vaccine
Find out how COVID-19 vaccines were developed, how we know they are effective, and how the Pfizer vaccine works.
What you need to know about the AstraZeneca vaccine
If you are 18 years of age or older and either you cannot get the Pfizer vaccine or you want a different option, you can get the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Vaccination for children aged 5 to 11
Children and young people aged 5 and over can get a free COVID-19 vaccination now. Learn about the effectiveness and safety of COVID-19 vaccines, providing consent, and what to expect at the appointment.
Vaccine advice if you have a health condition
Information about getting the COVID-19 vaccine if you have an underlying health condition or are taking medication.
Vaccine advice if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Learn about getting the COVID-19 vaccine if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying for a baby.
How to talk to your friends and whānau about the COVID-19 vaccine
How to have a positive and respectful conversation when someone you care about has fears or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine.