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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 Māori Development

Families Commission numerous publications including, 'What works with Māori', "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

Heath workforce

Ministry for Pacific Peoples

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 Study Similar to the CHDS researchers at the Dunedin Study have been following a group of 1037 babies born in Dunedin between 1972-73.

Centres for health research at Canterbury

Canterbury University


Health Sciences

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.