HEALTH INFORMATION & RESOURCES

HEALTH INFORMATION & RESOURCES

This section will provide you with some of the important website links to a range of online resources and service providers for public healthcare and social support services. The following links will connect you to health information for child & youth, women, peopl with disabilities, older people that provide support for some specific issues. 

To start with this, please take a look at health education website which will provide you with a catalogue of resources about key public health topics. Through this website the New Zealand Ministry of Health Manatu Hauora makes the health education resources available to the public, including health professionals, to promote a better understanding of public health and preventive measures that contribute to maintaining health and wellbeing for you and your family. This website also has some resources in Asian languages.
 

Child & Youth Health

 Well Child Tamaraki Ora Programme: A series of health assessment and support services for children and their families from birth to five years. It is free service funded by Ministry of Health. 

Immunisation for Infants
Immunisation is recommended by the World Health Organisation, the New Zealand Ministry of Health and medical authorities. Immunisations are free to all children in New Zealand. Talk to your GP or Practice Nurse to book your immunisation.

 Health education resources for Children
 Healthline
 Plunket: Free parent helpline, home & clinic visit, B4 School check, parenting education
 Asthma NewZealand
 Allergy New Zealand

Auckland Regional Dental Sevice: Free dental assessment and care for those under 18 years old

Autism New Zealand

Banardos: Child & Family services, early learning services

Burns Support Charitbale Trust
 

Women’s Health

The public health service for childbirth in New Zealand for PR and NZ citizens is free. You can choose where you have your baby-at home, in a birthing centre or small maternity unit, or in hospital. Please see here for more information.

Resouces for pregnant women and new partents

Birthing facilities

BIrthcare: Public service maternity, birthing facilities, and postnatal stays

Immunisation while Pregnant
Immunisation against influenza (the flu), and pertussis (whooping cough) during pregnancy is recommended by the Ministry of Health and is free. Influenza immunisation is free for pregnant women during the influenza season, usually early March to the end of July. Talk to your midwife, GP or Practice Nurse to book your immunisation.

Postnatal Depresssion information

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa

Cervical Screening information
Cervical Screening information in different languages
“What Women Need to Know” in Korean
“What Women Need to Know” in Japanese
“What Women Need to Know” in Hindi
“What Women Need to Know” In Traditional Chinese
What Women Need to Know” in Simplified Chinese 
“What Women Need to Know” In English
HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Vaccine information
HPV Promotion, Auckland DHB
Health education resources for women

Well Women & Family Trust: Provide culturally appropreate cervical and breast screening for all.

Women's Health Action Trust: Women's health promotion, information and consumer advisory service
0800 Mum to be: Nation phone line for information
Child, Women and Family Service – Waitemata DHB
Asian Health Support Service
Maternity Services Consumer Council: information of maternity care
Family Planning
Auckland Sexual Health Service: treatment for sexually transmitted infection
Health and Disability Commissioner: Your right for health and disability

Disability Services

 Autism NZ
 Information of disability support services within Ministry of Health
 Children disability information
 Elderly disability services
 Intellectual disability services

Spectrum Care: Provide support for children, young people and adults with disabilities

Stroke Foundation: Provide education and working close with stroke survivors

IHC New Zealand: Services for people with intellectual disabilities and their families

Meals on Wheels: Delivering hot meals to elderly and disabled people

Carers New Zealand: Provides  information and support for carers and supporters
 Health and Disability Commissioner: Your right for health and disability
 Bay Audiology:Start Your Hearing Journey

Elderly Services

 Health education resources for the elderly
 Asian Health Support Service
 Age concern: information, education, referral and support
 Arthritis NZ
 Alzheimer NZ
 Cancer Society
 Hibiscus Coast Hospice Charitable Trust
 Starting your hearing journey