COVID-19 Vaccination Information
Credible sources and resources
Videos about the vaccine
This short video from the Immunisation Advisory Centre explains how the COVID-19 vaccination works
The following videos provide answers to common vaccination questions; each video is about 2 minutes long.
Further videos are available at NZ Vaccine Facts | Unite against COVID-19 (covid19.govt.nz) and on the Unite Against COVID-19 YouTube Channel.
Resources for Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most commonly asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and its safety and side effects are available here:
Further fact sheets are available here.
Addressing vaccine misinformation
These leaflets provide information on responding to false and misleading information and scams.
Posters and flyers
Resources are available to download at Vaccine posters, videos and flyers There are a range of posters and flyers available to download. These can be shared as digital files or printed in any size, in black and white or in colour. You just need to adjust your printer settings.
Information for Māori communities
The Karawhiua campaign, from Te Puni Kōkiri, aims to help whānau, hapū, iwi, and Māori communities make an informed choice about the COVID-19 vaccine. Information is provided in Te Reo Māori and English.
The Te Puni Kōkiri website has a one-stop portal to COVID-19 and vaccine information.
Information for Pacific communities
The Ministry for Pacific Peoples has information on their website about the COVID-19 vaccination for the Pacific community.
Information in other languages
COVID-19 vaccine information and advice is also available in different languages and alternate formats at these links:
Booking a vaccination
Everyone in New Zealand aged 12 years and over is eligible to get the vaccination for free. Vaccination appointments can be made online or by phone.
Online — Book My Vaccine
By phone — 0800 28 29 26 (8 am to 8 pm, seven days a week)
Pamphlet: Booking a COVID-19 vaccination
Further information can also be found at the sources below: