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General health topics and self-care

General health topics and self-care

These New Zealand websites provide reliable information on many health topics, conditions, medications and health advice. 

Health Navigator

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


This website aims to provide parents, caregivers and family/whānau with accurate and reliable information about their children's health.

KidsHealth has been created by the Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ) and the Starship Foundation, 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 comprehensive section on health topics/conditions. and particularly the section Your health A-Z

This is not a complete list. It covers some of the main health topics and reliable websites that offering a good range of support, resources and information.

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