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Enquiries to:

Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor

Applies to:

Children attending the Centre and their families.


Immunisation is an effective tool that not only protects individuals, but also others in our community. At Kidz Corner Miramar we aim to protect the health and well-being of our children in attendance and will provide an environment where:

(Education (Early Childhood Services) Regulations 2008 Regulation 46 Health and safety practices standard: general (1)(a),(b)(2). Regulation 47 Governance, management and administration standard: general (1)(ii)(B), (2).

OBJECTIVES of the Immunisation Policy

CENTRE Responsibilities (Criteria HS26)

The Health (Immunisation) Regulations 1995 require Early Childhood Centres to keep an Immunisation Register for children born from 1 January 1995.

  1. The centre will ensure that the Immunisation Register, either on paper or in computer format is up to date and clearly indicates the immunisation status of all children.
  2. We will ensure that all immunisation information remains confidential.
  3. The centre will view a child's immunisation certificate at enrolment, 15 months and 4 years. The certificate should be signed and/or stamped by an appropriate health professional. The Immunisation Certificate can be found on the back page of the Well Child – Tamariki Ora Health Book given to parents of every child at birth.
  4. This register will be made available to Regional Public Health should there be a confirmed outbreak of a confirmed or suspected vaccine preventable disease. This will allow the Public Health Nurse or Medical Officer of Health to identify those children who have not been immunised (Criteria GMA12).
  5. The Centre will abide by all advice and decisions made by Regional Public Health with regards to exclusion. Children who are not immunised will be asked to stay at home in cases of infectious diseases.

PARENT Responsibilities

  1. Parents are required to produce their child's immunisation certificate at enrolment, 15 months and 4 years of age, regardless of immunisation status.
  2. Replacement certificates can be obtained from Primary Health Care Providers.

Please note that your child does not have to be vaccinated to attend an early childhood centre, but we need to know their immunisation status.