Haere mai, welcome to Toi Te Ora Public Health

COVID-19 public health advice and information

Information for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes community, including on immunisation, testing, self-isolating, case updates

Protect yourself, and your whānau, from the flu

Winter may be over, but you can get the flu any time of year. That's why it's important to boost your protection with a flu jab. They’re available now and are free for those most likely to get very sick. Contact your GP or local pharmacy today.

Protect yourself against Legionnaires' disease

There are easy steps you can take to protect yourself from Legionnaires' disease when you're gardening this summer. Legionnaires’ disease is an uncommon but dangerous disease.

Kia ora haere mai

Welcome to Toi Te Ora Public Health

Toi Te Ora Public Health's vision is lifelong health and wellbeing for all.

Our purpose is to improve, promote and protect the health of the communities in the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.

Established in 1996, we are the public health unit for the Bay of Plenty and Lakes districts.

We are one of twelve public health units across New Zealand and are funded by the Ministry of Health.

We focus on the achievement of health equity, in particular for Māori.


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