Influenza Vaccination | E te iwi kia Mataara | Northland DHB

Influenza Vaccination | E te iwi kia Mataara

Protect yourself, and your whānau, from getting influenza (Flu) this winter  by getting a flu vaccination. 

Who can get a FREE Influenza Vaccine?   

People in these groups are eligible for a FREE Flu vaccination:

  • Pregnant people (any trimester)
  • People aged 65 years and over
  • Māori and Pacifica peoples aged 55 and over
  • People aged six months + with eligible conditions such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory diseases, diabetes or cancer
  • Tamariki aged 3-12 years
  • People with serious mental health or addiction needs 


Where can I get an Influenza Vaccine?

The influenza Vaccination is available FREE for all eligible people four years and over at our Northland Vaccination Clinics - check dates/times here 

For those under four years only at Northland Event Centre and Whangārei and Kaikohe drop-in clinics (details below), until further notice.

  • Kaitaia - Whare Rapu Ora Atawhai - Kaitaia Hospital (access via driveway off Redan Rd opposite Okahu Rd)
  • Kerikeri - 1 Sammaree Place (entrance off Mill Lane)
  • Dargaville - 22a Normanby Street
  • Whangārei - Northland Events Centre - 51 Okara Drive
  • Northland DHB Drop-in Immunisation Clinics (No appointment is needed at any of these Drop-In clinics):
    • 16 Commerce Street, Whangārei - Thursdays, 8.30am-4pm
    • 29 Rankin Street, Kaikohe - Thursdays, 9am-3.30pm 

Or you can get it from General Practices (GP), Māori Health Providers and participating pharmacies - NOTE Bookings are essential

General Practitioner Information

GPs / Accident & Urgent Medical Care • Northland - please call ahead to make a time.

Local Hauora Health Clinics

Hauora Hokianga

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Ki A Ora Ngatiwai

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Click here for Ngapuhi


Te Ha Oranga

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Te Hau Awhiowhito

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ō Otangarei Trust

  Ngati Hine Health Trust

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Health Trust

Te  Hiku Hauora

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Whakawhiti Ora Pai

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Click here for Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa


List of participating pharmacies - NOTE Bookings are essential.  

Kaitaia: Shackletons Kaitaia Pharmacy

Kerikeri: Unichem Kerikeri Pharmacy

Kaikohe: Unichem Orrs Pharmacy Kaikohe

Whangārei: David’s Pharmacy, Unichem Kamo Pharmacy, Unichem Buchanan’s Pharmacy, Unichem Kiripaka Buchanan’s Pharmacy, Unichem Mansfield Buchanan’s Pharmacy, Kensington Pharmacy, Countdown Pharmacy Whangārei – Okara Park, Chemist Warehouse Okara Park, Unichem Whangārei Pharmacy, Orrs Kowhai Pharmacy, Maunu Pharmacy, Unichem Onerahi Pharmacy, Otaika Pharmacy

Bream Bay:  Marsden Cove Pharmacy & Mangawhai Pharmacy

More information    

For more advice on how to Stay Well This Winter, as well as What To Do If You Have A Cold Or Flu,  click here.


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