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HealthInfo Canterbury

New Zealand healthcare system

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The booklet on this page describes the New Zealand healthcare system.

The booklet is available in different languages. Click your language below to display the booklet.

Can I can get public healthcare?

The booklet describes who is eligible for free or subsidised healthcare. Eligibility for publicly funded health services on the Ministry of Health's website has more details.

Your health rights

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2018. Last updated August 2018.

See also:

Getting medical help if you are new to Canterbury

Where to go for medical help

Page reference: 125359

Review key: HIMRH-125055