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National Immunisation Programme cold chain management

The Ministry has reviewed the cold chain documents and the National standards for vaccine storage and transportation for immunisation providers 2017 along with the cold chain accreditation documentation. Each provider, clinic or hospital department storing and/or administering vaccines must be familiar with the following documents:

  • National Standards for Vaccine Storage and Transportation for Immunisation Providers 2017 (2nd edition).
  • Annual Cold Chain Management Record.
  • Cold chain management policy template (Word, 227 KB). 


These documents can be found at: https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/preventative-health-wellness/immunisation/national-immunisation-programme-cold-chain-management.

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