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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 16 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.

At this stage, people younger than 16 are not being offered vaccination.

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 – begins late February

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.

More detail about Group 1

Group 2 – begins late March

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.

More detail about Group 2

Group 3 – begins late May

All people aged over 65 are eligible in this group.

Anyone who is disabled can also be vaccinated as part of Group 3.

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

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

More detail about Group 3

Group 4 – begins July

Everybody else who is at least 16 years old become eligible for vaccination.

More detail about Group 4