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Group 2 and Group 3 vaccination information

Information on when and how you can expect to be vaccinated for people in the Waikato District Health Board rohe.

We are currently vaccinating Group 2. You are in this group if you:

are a high-risk frontline healthcare worker
work in a long-term residential environment
live in long-term residential care
are an older Māori or Pacific person, whānau that live with them and their carers
Our current focus, within Group 2, is on vaccinating frontline healthcare workers from the primary, secondary a...

COVID-19 vaccination

​"Amohia ake te ora o te iwi, ka puta ki te wheiao."
​"To protect the wellbeing of our people is paramount."
Kiingi Tuuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero Te Tuawhitu

For Group 2 and Group 3 information, click hereThe Ministry of Health is leading the COVID-19 vaccination programme and is working closely with district health boards to carefully plan and deliver the roll-out across New Zealand. 

The vaccine being used is the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine (sometimes also referred to as...

Who gets a vaccination and when?

Over time, everyone in Aotearoa New Zealand who is 16 years and older will have access to a vaccine. The aim is to protect as many people as possible during the coming year so that the population immunity becomes effective.

The lists below show the order in which people will receive the vaccine to ensure the right people are vaccinated at the right time.

The dates for Waikato may change depending on progress - we will regularly update this information.

Group 1 (February - March 2021)

Border...