Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

The Te Arawa drive-through clinic is located at the Old Foodstuff's Warehouse, 33 Clayton Rd, Rotorua.

  • You can turn up on the day (you do not need an appointment)
  • Or you can make a Booking - please to go or call 0800 28 29 26

Everyone is welcome. 


  • Please wear a mask and have clothing that allows access to your upper arm
  • Vaccinations will be given by trained health professionals and like all other immunisations, you will need to wait 20 minutes after the vaccination to ensure you have no side effects. You will then be scheduled for your second dose of the vaccination 21 days later. BOTH doses are required to have the best protection against the virus.

Vaccination FAQs

COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Getting your vaccination - English

Getting your vaccination - Māori