Latest update 19 March 2021

During these uncertain and difficult times, we're working with the medical community and partners to provide you with date information about the coronavirus (COVID-19).

KHNZ will ensure the needs and concerns of patients are being heard, and that the information we bring you is up to date and backed by the clinical community.Kidney Health New Zealand has in partnership with ANZSN and the RSA written to the New Zealand Governement to make them aware that kidney patients and their whanau or household contacts/papakainga are priority groups.

Kidney Health NZ supports the Covid-19 vaccine for New Zealanders living with kidney disease.It is best advised that you speak with your treating doctor about the COVID-19 vaccine and what will be best for your health.

Kidney patients organisations,kidney doctors,nurses and tranplant teams around the world support the Covid-19 vaccine for people living with kidney disease.Click here to read the main reasons why:

Click here for Covid-19 vaccine information A3 poster.

See our videos about Covid vaccination :

We also share with you the launch of the navigational tool, #CatchOn. This community-led app is to aid the process of making an informed decision on the national vaccination roll-out to defend ourselves against Covid-19.With thanks to Le Va.

To see the CatchOn app Click here

Karawhiua is for whānau, hapū, iwi, and Māori communities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.Karawhiua is led by Te Puni Kōkiri (Ministry for Māori Development), co-delivered by Te Hiringa Hauora (Health Promotion Agency) and supported by the Ministry of Health and the Unite Against COVID-19 teams.

To read more about the Karawhiua campaign click here