This section includes statistics about UV exposure in New Zealand, and how it can affect our health.
Our main exposure to UV (ultraviolet) radiation is through sunlight. Too much UV exposure can cause skin cancer, while too little UV exposure can lead to vitamin D deficiency.
Information about how UV exposure can affect our health.
Summary of the latest indicators about UV exposure and health
Information on UV Index levels in New Zealand.
Statistics on melanoma cancer registrations and deaths in New Zealand.
This section provides statistics on non-melanoma skin cancer deaths in New Zealand. You can download a factsheet from the Downloads box.
Statistics on vitamin D deficiency in New Zealand adults.