Covid 19 Vaccine Information

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29 October 2021 Update: 

The traffic light framework: Here is some information to help explain the new proposed Government traffic light framework.

Proof of Vaccination: Find out how to access your COVID-19 vaccination records through My Covid Record, and about digital vaccination certificates

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Home Vaccinations: Home Vaccinations as well as a Taxi Service to and from a vaccination centre or drive-through vaccination site are available to those who require. If you need help with your booking or have questions about the vaccine, please call the COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26 between 8:00am - 8:00pm, 7 days or email 

Group Vaccinations at Royal Oak: Our accessible Conference Room at Independent Living Royal Oak will also be available for those who would like to arrange a small group to be vaccinated together. Simply call us with the details of your group, and we will arrange for vaccinators to assist you on an agreed day. To make an appointment, or to learn more, please call us at 0800 625 100 or email at


Independent Living are proud to be supporting the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 response by being an accredited information partner for our communities.

Below are some useful links – including Covid-19 information in many languages - and frequently asked questions

Vaccine Facts - what are vaccines, are they safe?

Covid-19 Information for disabled people and their family and whanau

How to get a vaccination: phone, email and online

Latest vaccine updates

Help and Advice in NZ Sign, Large print, Audio and Braille

Help and Advice in Other Languages

Help and Advice for Pacific Peoples

Useful Covid-19 Resources in Other Languages (downloadable fact sheets and guides)

Frequently asked questions


Vaccination Reactions and Vaccine Survey:

Ministry of Health is monitoring vaccine reactions. Whilst many people have a slight reaction, reactions vary in people and some people react more than others. 10% of those being vaccinated are sent a phone questionnaire.

Learn more about the Vaccine Survey here

If you do have an adverse reaction, you can proactively complete a survey here

If you have any concerns regarding vaccination reactions, contact your health professional or ring the Covid-19 Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26.