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Handy Links

New Zealand Links

Health Protection Agency – Inspiring all New Zealanders to lead healthier lives

Ministry of Health – the Government’s principal advisor on health and disability

Health Navigator New Zealand – a non-profit community initiative combining the efforts of a wide range of partner and supporter organisations overseen by the Health Navigator Charitable Trust.

HealthEd – Helping New Zealanders stay well

Family Doctor – Produced by doctors who share a vision of providing the best possible information to everyone involved in their own health care.

Kid’s Health – Striving to provide accurate and reliable information about children’s health for New Zealand parents, caregivers and family.

DermaNet NZ – authoritative information about skin diseases, conditions and treatments

Pharmac – providing funded access to pharmaceuticals for New Zealanders

ACNEM – Australasian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine

Infectious Diseases - downloadable chart of important infectious disease information (.pdf, 166Kb)


Tips and Tricks

Swallowing Difficulties -  having problems swallowing your pills? Check out this great website with tips and advice.


Travel Health

Safetravel – Official advice for New Zealanders living and travelling overseas


Free Phone Advice

Healthline – 0800 611 116

Plunketline – 0800 933 922

Seniorline – 0800 725 463

Disability Support – 0800 373 664