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Our COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The Government has decided on a staged rollout for the COVID-19 vaccine. This means that different people will be able to be vaccinated at different times of the year.

There are enough vaccines for everyone aged 12 or older in New Zealand to get the two doses needed. All people will have the opportunity to be vaccinated before the end of 2021.

Unite against COVID-19 have built an online tool to find out which group you are in.

Find out when you can get a vaccine

Group 1 – now vaccinating

People who work at the border (Wellington Airport and Centreport) or at one of the Managed Isolated and Quarantine facilities in Wellington.

This group also includes the people who live with (all or some of the time) with those above.

Most of this group has already been vaccinated, but new employees and their household contacts will continue to be vaccinated as they become eligible.

More detail about Group 1

Group 2 – now vaccinating

People working in the health system – in hospitals, GPs, pharmacies and the community – who interact with patients.

Frontline emergency service workers, such as police, fire and ambulance.

Everyone living in long-term residential care, including aged care, disability care and mental health care.

Older Māori and Pacific people living in the community, and the people who live with them.

Many of this group have already been vaccinated, and we are continuing to vaccinate all remaining eligible people. New employees in eligible jobs will continue to be vaccinated when they contact us.

More detail about Group 2

Group 3 – now vaccinating

All people aged over 65 are eligible in this group.

Anyone who is disabled can also be vaccinated as part of Group 3, as can the people who care for them.

Several health conditions that put people at higher risk if they were to catch COVID-19 can also be vaccinated in this group.

View the list of health conditions eligible for Group 3

If you are pregnant, you are also eligible for a vaccine here.

More detail about Group 3

Group 4 – now vaccinating

Everybody else who is at least 12 years old is now eligible to be vaccinated.

Parents or guardians can also book for any 12 - 15-year olds in their whānau. Find out more

More detail about Group 4