Everything you need to know about Shingles/Mate huaketo hei

The team here at Ropata have been run off their feet by people wanting shingles vaccinations! It’s great that you are all thinking about your health and wellbeing, and we are here to help you. To save you having to sit on hold here is some information: Zostavax – Single dose, funded only for those […]

Flu vaccines 2022

We have now received our Flu Vaccine. However, we are not able to start vaccinations until 1 April due to Ministry of Health rules. Our first Flu Vaccination clinic will be on Saturday 2 April. Please feel free to call to book your appointment. Please see the following information regarding this year’s vaccine: 4 strains […]


Flu vaccinations

We will be holding flu vaccination clinics as usual this year. We are allowed to administer the flu vaccine from 1 April. We have been instructed by the Ministry Of Health not to make any bookings until we actually have the vaccine in our building. We have ordered the vaccine and are hopeful for its […]

Third Covid-19 Vaccination For Immunocompromised Patients

We have been given permission by the Ministry of Health(MOH) to administer a third Covid 19 Vaccination for some patients who are immunocompromised. The guidelines issue by the MOH are very detailed and complex and will not cover everyone within this category. As an organisation we are currently looking at all patients who may fall […]

COVID-19 vaccination: Your questions answered

We all need accurate and reliable information when we make a decision for ourselves and our whānau. Here you can learn from the experts and get answers about popular topics. Is the vaccine safe? COVID-19 vaccines needed to be rolled out quickly, but that does not mean safety was compromised. The Pfizer vaccine we are […]

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Covid vaccine milestone

Thanks to everyone who has stepped up to be vaccinated so far – more than 50% of the people in our region have now had at least one dose of the vaccine.  Last week was our biggest week yet, with nearly 67,000 doses delivered at 68 different clinics in a Level 4 environment. Everyone aged […]