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Child health & development checks

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The Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is a series of health visits that are free for all tamariki (children) from around 6 weeks up to 5 years of age.

The visits cover:

The B4 school check is the last Well Child Tamariki Ora check and helps give your tamaiti child the best start at school. It's a free health and development check for your 4-year-old.

Well Child Tamariki Ora visits on the Ministry of Health's website has more detailed information about the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme. It includes a video with a Well Child Tamariki Ora nurse talking about the programme.

It can also help you find a Well Child Tamariki Ora provider in your area. Providers include:

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed November 2021.

See also:

Eye examinations for children

Page reference: 195810

Review key: HIBFS-14758