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COVID-19 vaccination open for tamariki aged 5-11 years, booster rollout continues

Our vaccine rollout remains our key defence against all variants of COVID-19, including Omicron.

If you are eligible to be vaccinated but haven't yet taken up the opportunity, please do so that you, your whānau and your community are well protected against COVID-19. 

Child vaccine

The child (paediatric) Pfizer vaccine is now available for 5–11 year-olds at vaccination sites across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region.

Walk-ins are available at some sites but parents are advised to book an appointment where possible via or by calling the COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26.

A full list of vaccination sites providing the child vaccine can be found on HealthPoint here. The number of sites will increase over the coming weeks. 


People over the age of 18 who had their second dose at least four months ago, are now eligible for their booster shot.

Walk-in to one of our main vaccination centres or pop-up vaccination clinics. You can also book an appointment via the website or by calling the COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline on 0800 28 29 26 at a time and location that suits you.

More information

For more information on the vaccine rollout in Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough, see Our COVID-19 vaccination programme page.