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Library Subject Guides

Health Sciences: N.Z. Health Information

Databases for NZ health information


NZResearch - Research repositories of NZ universities, polytechnics and other research institutions.

Theses (both NZ and international)


New Zealand Ministry of Health


The Social Report 2016: Te Pūrongo oranga tangata (Ministry of Social Development)

Public Health Surveillance both communicable and non-communicable data

Te Puni Kokeri: Ministry of Maori Development

Families Commission numerous publications including, 'What works with Maori', "Family Violence Data Summaries', and 'Pacific Families and Problem Debt'

Health Informatics New Zealand (HINZ) - information about the use of IT in the health sector in New Zealand

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Health Workforce Advisory Committee

Drinking water for New Zealand information on NZ drinking-water quality including individual water supplies

Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs

New Zealand Guidelines Group ceased in 2012, however, some practice guidelines have been kept up to date and new ones have been written by the Ministry of Health

Christchurch Health and Development Study For over 35 years researchers at the CHDS have been following the health, education and lives of a group 1265 children born in Christchurch during mid-1977.

Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health & Development Study Similar to the CHDS researchers at the 'Dunedin Study' have been following a group of 1037 babies who were born in Dunedin between 1972-73.


Consumer Health

Health Navigator aims to provide useful and accurate consumer health information for New Zealanders. It is written by medical writers and reviewed by consumer health organisations and health professionals.