The National Immunisation Schedule

The National Immunisation Schedule

HE Code: 
HE1308
Language: 
Format: 
Card A4
Publication date: 
5 May 2010
Revision date: 
June 2020
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A summary of vaccine information for vaccinators and health professionals. Shows photos of the vaccines given at each age, plus the range of diseases covered by the immunisation schedule.
This resource has been updated for the 1 October 2020 change to the new National Immunisation Schedule.
Further details at: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/preventative-health-wellness/immunisation/new-zealand-immunisation-schedule/2020-immunisation-schedule-change

Vaccines for the National Immunisation Schedule

A reference card for vaccinators and other health professionals.

Age Vaccines
Pregnancy
6 weeks
3 months
5 months
12 months
15 months
4 years
11 and 12 years
45 years
65 years

The National Immunisation Schedule

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Table: National Immunisation Schedule

Age Disease to protect against Vaccine
Pregnancy

Tetanus + diphtheria + whooping cough (pertussis)

Influenza

Boostrix®

Brand varies.

6 weeks

Rotavirus (first dose must be given before 15 weeks)

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough (pertussis) + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Pneumococcal disease

Rotarix® (oral)

Infanrix® hexa

Synflorix®

3 months

Rotavirus (second dose must be given before 25 weeks)

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Rotarix® (oral)

Infanrix® hexa

 

5 months

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Pneumococcal disease

Infanrix® hexa

Synflorix®

12 months

Measles + mumps + rubella

Pneumococcal disease

Priorix®

Synflorix®

15 months

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Measles + mumps + rubella

Chickenpox (varicella)

Hiberix®

Priorix®

Varilrix®

4 years

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough + polio

Infanrix® IPV

11 and 12 years

Tetanus + diphtheria + whooping cough

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Boostrix®

Gardasil® 9
(2 doses, 6 months apart)

45 years

Tetanus + diphtheria

ADT® Booster
65 years

Tetanus + diphtheria

Influenza

Shingles

ADT® Booster

Given annually
Brand varies

Zostavax®