Influenza information for health professionals

Kia ora, this website supports New Zealand health professionals to promote and deliver annual influenza immunisations.

This website will be updated with 2023 information as it becomes available.

For healthcare worker clinical queries: call 0800 IMMUNE (466 863) or email
Consumers: call Healthline on 0800 611 116

2022 Influenza Immunisation Programme

Everything you need to know about FLU 2022 (also known as the flu kit booklet or toolkit)
UPDATED to include July 1 changes to eligibility criteria.
Note: For eligible tamariki who require two doses of the vaccine, both doses are funded.

Providers can email queries about the Influenza Immunisation Programme to the Ministry of Health at

Latest updates and news

June 27, 2022

Influenza vaccination - expanded eligibility criteria

The expanded eligibility covers for Children 3 to 12 years of age, and people under 65 with a range of serious mental health conditions.

June 14, 2022

See your DHB's age 55+ flu vaccination coverage

The Ministry of Health now have a webpage with data and statistics about the rollout of the 2022 flu vaccination campaign.

June 10, 2022

Influenza, MMR and NIS update webinar

Are you interested in early June influenza immunisation coverage or do you want to find out the new name for the National Immunisation Register?