Ka whakahuatau te rangatahi mō te Toiora / Youth wellbeing insights report

Young people speak out about Wellbeing: An insights report into the Wellbeing of Rangatahi Māori and other Young People in Aotearoa This report grows our collective understanding of the systems and determinants that affect rangatahi Māori and young people’s wellbeing, which in turn, influences mental health. It elevates the voices … Read more

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine

Of all diseases, measles is one of the most dangerous and contagious. It’s so infectious that, if you’re not vaccinated and come into contact with someone who has measles, you’re very likely to catch it and pass it on to others. Measles spreads through coughing and sneezing. It can cause … Read more


Symptoms Prodrome, can include: Day 3 to 7 of illness A generalised maculopapular rash, starting on the head and neck and then spreading to the rest of the body. Notify public health immediately Notify the Medical Officer of Health as soon as you suspect measles – do not wait for … Read more

Breastfeeding. Naturally.

All expectant and new mums, whether its your first baby or your 10th! Partners, families, whanau, aiga and other supporters who play a role in supporting and encouraging mums to breastfeed. Maternity carers and other health professionals and support groups who have a role in supporting and encouraging mums to … Read more

NZ Sign Language videos

Health Navigator – NZ Sign Language videos

Videos about NZ Sign Language and videos using NZ Sign Language to help Deaf people with your health care. Click here to read more at the original web page at www.healthnavigator.org.nz

About the Assisted Dying Service

Overview information November 2021 This information sheet provides an overview about the assisted dying service that is available in Aotearoa New Zealand from 7 November 2021.   Assisted dying is a sensitive topic and may be difficult for some people. If reading this information raises some distressing feelings for you, please … Read more


Grief can be very painful. You may feel a range of emotions such as sadness, shock, anger and distress. There is no correct way to grieve or time it should take: your grief is unique to you. Ways of grieving may also vary in different cultures and religions. Be kind … Read more

Influenza vaccine information 2021

The Flu is a virus. It can make some people very sick. Each year, lots of people go to their doctors and pharmacists to get the flu vaccine. This is an injection that can protect you from catching or spreading flu and you can’t get the flu from the injection. … Read more

Mā Te Rongo Ake / Through Listening and Hearing

About this report Mā Te Rongo Ake (Through Listening and Hearing) is a report from the Initial Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission to the Minister of Health. The report assesses progress of the Government’s response to He Ara Oranga, the inquiry into mental health and addiction. The report also describes … Read more

COVID-19: Information in NZSL

External link: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-resources-and-tools/covid-19-accessible-information/covid-19-new-zealand-sign-language