South Canterbury It’s Our Time

In South Canterbury we have 52,584 people over the age of 12 eligable for the COVID-19 Vaccination.

Our immunity against COVID-19 is incredibly important and getting vaccinated is the best way to protect you, your whānau and your community. The vaccine is free and there’s enough vaccine for everyone.

  • Click here to see the COVID-19 clinics available this week where you can get a COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment!
  • Drop in appointments are also available, for the full list of the places around South Canterbury where you can get vaccinated without an appointment, please visit the Unite Against COVID-19 website
  • Or you can visit the Healthpoint website for the full list of the COVID-19 vaccination services available in South Canterbury
  • To book online, go to and follow the simple steps to book both doses. It will take about 5 minutes to book your two appointments. Just choose the location, dates and times you prefer. If you have questions or need help booking, call the COVID-19 Vaccination Healthline 0800 28 29 26. Click here to view the Book My Vaccine Step By Step Guide.

Click here to see how we are tracking towards the 90% target for South Canterbury. Once this target has been reached for the South Island, the Government will replace the current Alert Level system with a 'traffic light' system that does not rely on lockdowns as the main measure to stop the virus spreading. To find out more about the new system:

What can I expect?

NOTE: This video was uploaded on the Ministry of Health YouTube channel in February. Since this video the wait time following vaccination has decreased from 30mins to 15mins.

For general information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, the vaccination process or the national rollout, please see the Unite Against COVID-19 website.

For general enquiries please call 0800 886 633.