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General health topics and self-care

General health topics and self-care

These are New Zealand websites that we recommend for reliable information on a wide range of health topics, conditions, medications and health advice. 

Health Navigator

Provides New Zealanders with a suite of trusted online health resources and information on health topics, diseases and conditions, medications, health services and healthy living advice.


The aim of this website is to provide New Zealand parents, caregivers, family/whānau with accurate and reliable information about their children's health.

KidsHealth has been created by a partnership between the Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) and the Starship Foundation, supported and funded by the Ministry of Health.

Ministry of Health

The government ministry responsible for health and disability funding and policy: improving, promoting and protecting the health of all New Zealanders. They have a very comprehensive section on health topics/conditions. and particularly the sectionYour health A-Z

This is not a complete list. It includes some of the main topics of health concern in Waikato and New Zealand, and reliable websites that cover a good range of support, resources and information.

  • HPA - Programmes and resources around alcohol, immunisation, mental health, minimising gambling harm, nutrition and physical activity, skin cancer prevention, tobacco control/smokefree, and workplace wellbeing.
  • Health Ed - Health Ed is a catalogue of free health resources brought to you by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Ministry of Health.