Find out when you can get a vaccine

Use the new online tool on the Unite Against COVID-19 website to find out when you can expect to get your free COVID-19 vaccine.

Get tested in Taranaki

All of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1.


If you’ve been to one of the locations of interest during the timeframes listed and you are feeling unwell, please get tested.

We advise people to call or text the testing clinics first. If you’ve been referred to the testing clinics from your doctor/GP please go home and wait for clinic staff to contact you with a test appointment time. We ask you not to show up without an appointment, as this will help us manage the waiting times better. To find out how you can get tested click here.

Symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to a range of other illnesses such as cold and flu. Shortness of breath is a sign of possible pneumonia and requires immediate medical attention.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • a cough
  • a high temperature (at least 38°C)
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • sneezing and runny nose
  • temporary loss of smell.

Having any of these symptoms does not necessarily mean you have COVID-19, but if you are feeling unwell and have been to one of the locations of interest please self-isolate and get tested straight away even if you have a sniffle or a slight sore throat. It is best to be on the safe side. Stay at home until you have been well for at least 48 hours and your test is negative.

To find out how you can get tested click here.

Important websites

For COVID-19 enquiries email

COVID-19 Healthline number

0800 358 5453