News

15 Nov 2021

IMAC COVID Immunisation Facilitators Aimee Brass and Sally Schnauer presented a webinar to help unvaccinated staff consider vaccination.

Webinars

15 Nov 2021

IMAC COVID Facilitators Aimee Brass and Sally Schnauer present this webinar on behalf of the Health Quality & Safety Commission New Zealand.

News

11 Nov 2021

Medsafe has approved booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine for people aged 18 and older.

News

09 Nov 2021

A new COVID-19 vaccination exemptions process has now been announced by the Ministry of Health.

News

08 Nov 2021

Dr. Jin Russell, a developmental pediatrician in Auckland and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Auckland's School of Population Health, shares some insightful information regarding the COVID-19 Delta outbreak, its impacts on children, and the value of vaccination of 5 – 11-year-olds.

News

29 Oct 2021

Medsafe has now renewed the provisional approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 2 years, until 3 November 2023.

Insights

29 Oct 2021

On Monday 4th of October, we had the first national pilot of the face-to-face Immunisation support worker training. 

Webinars

04 Nov 2021

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

Webinars

03 Nov 2021

Title: Additional COVID-19 vaccine for severely immunocompromised people

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

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

28 Jul 2021

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

News

26 Jul 2021

It started with a connection made between the Immunisation Advisory Centre’s (IMAC) Pasifika Engagement Advisor Siufofoga Matagi and Whitireia New Zealand’s Bachelor of Nursing Pacific Programme Manager Tania Mullane.

News

07 Jul 2021

The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine now joins the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine with provisional approval from Medsafe in New Zealand.

News

21 Jun 2021

All New Zealanders can have confidence in the safety and efficacy of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and Medsafe’s provisional approval of the Pfizer/BioNT

News

17 Jun 2021

What we’re hearing: 0800 IMMUNE FAQs 

Written by Jennifer Andrews

News

16 Jun 2021

The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has been working alongside Māori Health Providers and DHBs in the North Island to prepare and educate the workforce for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

News

15 Jun 2021

The Immunisation Advisory Centre’s (IMAC) Pasifika Engagement Advisor Siufofoga Matagi is conscious of the need to support more Pasifika vaccinator

Last updated: 07 April 2021