Vaccines advised to ALL New Zealand visitors

Vaccination
Course
Per Dose

Vaccines advised to SOME New Zealand visitors i The vaccines you need will depend on where in the country you are visiting, how long you will stay and what activities you will undertake during your trip. During your consultation our nurse will advise if you should consider any of the following vaccinations.

NOTE: British travellers should also ensure they have adequate protection from MEASLES, MUMPS and RUBELLA and TUBERCULOSIS, which are normally given as part of the childhood vaccination schedule.

Destination Information for New Zealand

High on the wish list for many a travel enthusiast, New Zealand is an incredible destination, and one of the most fascinating and awe-inspiring countries in the world. From mountains and valleys to beaches, lakes and forests, from ancient Maori culture to contemporary cosmopolitan cities, New Zealand has it all. The two islands, North and South, are easy to navigate, welcoming of visitors and filled with attractions to keep the most demanding tourist entertained for months.

New Zealand’s North Island is where most of the country’s residents are based and is home to the majority of the big cities, including the capital, Wellington, and Auckland. Head to the South Island for stunning scenery; mountain ranges, vast open expanses, glaciers and fjords. Here’s where you’ll find unbeatable opportunities for adventure sports, including bungee jumping, skydiving, hiking, white water rafting and much more, in locations of unparalleled beauty.

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New Zealand boasts 14 national parks, a fascinating culture and history, excellent roads and public transport, and wildlife and natural beauty in abundance. There’s so much to see and do here, it would be impossible to cover everything, so plan carefully, write a detailed itinerary and leave yourself plenty of time.

The climate of New Zealand is mild, with distinct seasons – there’s no time of year during which the weather means the country is closed down or inhospitable. Whether you time your trip for waterfall season in the Spring (September – November), or to make the most of the Summer sun (December – February), there’s plenty to do and see all year round.

Malaria and regions within country:

Malaria is not normally present in New Zealand.

Useful Links

International travel clinic locator: www.istm.org

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office: www.fco.gov.uk

British Embassy

British High Commission New Zealand
44 Hill Street
Thorndon
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Telephone: +64 (0) 4 924 2888

Vaccine Information for New Zealand

Disease & Source
Vaccination Details
Course
Price
Disease: Hepatitis A
Source: Contaminated food and water
Vaccination Details

One of the following vaccination courses may be recommended:

  • A single course injection of Havrix Monodose to cover against Hepatitis A
  • A course of three injections of Twinrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
  • A single dose of Hepatyrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Typhoid fever
Course
Varies
Price
Varies
Disease: Hepatitis B
Source: Infected blood and bodily fluids
Vaccination Details

One of the following vaccination courses may be recommended:

  • A course of three injections of Energix B to cover against Hepatitis B
  • A course of three injections of Twinrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
Course
Varies
Price
Varies
Disease: Diphtheria
Source: Person to person
Vaccination Details

A single injection of Revaxis will protect against Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio. In the UK, the TDP vaccination against Diphtheria infection is part of the childhood immunisation schedule.

Course
1 dose
Price
£50.00
Disease: Tetanus
Source: Puncture wounds, burns and intravenous drug use
Vaccination Details

A single injection of Revaxis will protect against Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio. In the UK, the TDP vaccination against Diphtheria infection is part of the childhood immunisation schedule.

Course
1 dose
Price
£50.00
Disease: Polio
Source: Contaminated food and water
Vaccination Details

A single injection of Revaxis will protect against Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio. In the UK, the TDP vaccination against Diphtheria infection is part of the childhood immunisation schedule.

Course
1 dose
Price
£50.00

Non-Vaccinated Diseases

Disease
Source
Our Advice
Disease: HIV/AIDS
Source: Bodily Fluids
Our Advice: Use a condom for sex and to never share needles or other injecting equipment (including syringes, spoons and swabs).

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