Webinars

22 Oct 2021

Title: Reaching those yet to get their COVID-19 Vaccine 

Webinars

22 Oct 2021

Title: Additional COVID-19 vaccine for severely immunocompromised people

News

19 Oct 2021

Following today’s 1pm COVID-19 Press Conference, The Ministry of Health has released key messaging regarding the third primary COVID vaccine dose and booster vaccine.

News

07 Oct 2021

Super Saturday is coming! This national day of action for COVID vaccination has been announced for Saturday 16th October.

News

06 Oct 2021

Today the Government announced that new COVID-19 vaccination bookings will default to a three-week (21 day minimum) interval between doses.

Insights

29 Sep 2021

1.    Think about what you wear 

There isn’t a dress code for COVID-19 vaccination clinics, but ask a vaccinator and chances are they wil

Insights

29 Sep 2021

With all the talk about COVID-19 vaccines in 2021, chances are you’ve also seen many images of needles going into arms – the classic visual represe

Webinars

28 Sep 2021

This webinar will touch on the onboarding process and planning considerations involved with setting up a COVID clinic and also provide up-to-date best practice guidance to ensure pharmacy COVID clinics are safe and successful.

Insights

27 Sep 2021

Background

There has been considerable confusion in the media, and also in some health professional circles, about which people cannot ha

Webinars

27 Sep 2021

This webinar features Professor Nikki Turner and Dr Mary Nowlan of IMAC, and hosted by College Advisor, Claire MacDonald.

News

27 Sep 2021

As more people are coming through the doors of vaccine centres, so too are the range of individual circumstances and the queries we are seeing at t

News

23 Sep 2021

As New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown in August 2021, the demand for COVID-19 vaccines and ongoing preparation of the workforce to deliver them soared. 

News

19 Oct 2021

Following today’s 1pm COVID-19 Press Conference, The Ministry of Health has released key messaging regarding the third primary COVID vaccine dose and booster vaccine.

News

07 Oct 2021

Super Saturday is coming! This national day of action for COVID vaccination has been announced for Saturday 16th October.

News

06 Oct 2021

Today the Government announced that new COVID-19 vaccination bookings will default to a three-week (21 day minimum) interval between doses.

News

27 Sep 2021

As more people are coming through the doors of vaccine centres, so too are the range of individual circumstances and the queries we are seeing at t

News

23 Sep 2021

As New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown in August 2021, the demand for COVID-19 vaccines and ongoing preparation of the workforce to deliver them soared. 

News

08 Sep 2021

As part of the Polynesian Health Corridors programme, a five-year programme led by the Ministry of Health to strengthen existing linkages between the New Zealand and Polynesian health systems, the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has been contracted to provide expert advice and education to support workforce readiness and a successful COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Niue, Tokelau and the Cook Islands. 

News

22 Aug 2021

The Government has today announced a change in post-vaccination observation period. It is now a minimum of 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes. 

News

19 Aug 2021

Following Medsafe’s approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, the Government has now extended eligibility of the COVID-

News

11 Aug 2021

Update 6 October 2021: COVID-19 vaccination bookings have now shifted back to a default three-week interval - 

News

29 Jul 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca has now received provisional approval from Medsafe for use in New Zealand.

News

28 Jul 2021

As New Zealand’s COVID-19 vaccination programme ramps up, Primary Care will have an increasing role in vaccination roll out.

Webinars

22 Oct 2021

Title: Reaching those yet to get their COVID-19 Vaccine 

Webinars

22 Oct 2021

Title: Additional COVID-19 vaccine for severely immunocompromised people

Webinars

28 Sep 2021

This webinar will touch on the onboarding process and planning considerations involved with setting up a COVID clinic and also provide up-to-date best practice guidance to ensure pharmacy COVID clinics are safe and successful.

Webinars

27 Sep 2021

This webinar features Professor Nikki Turner and Dr Mary Nowlan of IMAC, and hosted by College Advisor, Claire MacDonald.

Webinars

09 Sep 2021

This webinar covers the practical considerations involved in setting up a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at your General Practice and is followed by an opportunity for a Q&A session with representatives from IMAC, the Ministry of Health, and the Southern PHO WellSouth Immunisation Coordinator.

Webinars

28 Jul 2021

The MoH and IMAC will be hosting a joint webinar to talk about this new vaccinator role and the training pathway.

Webinars

20 Jul 2021

This webinar covers vaccine effectiveness with COVID-19 variants and current information around vaccine safety.

Webinars

20 May 2021

When: 5pm, Thursday 20 May.

Webinars

06 May 2021

When: 5pm, Thursday 6 May.

Webinars

24 Mar 2021

Presenters: Dr Helen Petousis-Harris - Associate Professor and vaccinologist; Dr Emma Best - IMAC Medical Advisor.

Insights

29 Sep 2021

1.    Think about what you wear 

There isn’t a dress code for COVID-19 vaccination clinics, but ask a vaccinator and chances are they wil

Insights

29 Sep 2021

With all the talk about COVID-19 vaccines in 2021, chances are you’ve also seen many images of needles going into arms – the classic visual represe

Insights

27 Sep 2021

Background

There has been considerable confusion in the media, and also in some health professional circles, about which people cannot ha

Insights

20 Sep 2021

Last month’s mass COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru clinic at Sky Stadium saw Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) staff work alongside the wider health workforce to vaccinate Wellington’s population. Andrea Teahan, IMAC Immunisation Education Facilitator, shares her experiences working on-site.

Insights

26 Aug 2021

We had a chat with Midlands COVID-19 Regional Immunisation Advisor Olivia Haslam to learn more about her and the work she does in her region.

Insights

10 Aug 2021

Dealla Smith, COVID-19 Immunisation Education Facilitator for IMAC, has been clocking up her

Insights

15 Jul 2021

Analysis by IMAC Medical Advisor, Prof. Peter McIntyre (from lockdown in Sydney). This quick take covers:

Insights

09 Apr 2021

By Nikki Turner, Immunisation Advisory Centre Clinical Director

Insights

13 Apr 2021

GP and Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre, Dr Nikki Turner, is taking us along on her COVID-19 vaccine journey.

Insights

08 Mar 2021

On International Women’s Day, Dr Nikki Turner, Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre, talks about the importance of vaccines and why women should never be excluded

Insights

02 Mar 2021

Opinion: In less than a year, the world has a number of available licensed Covid-19 vaccines – this is incredible progress.

Last updated: 07 April 2021