There were 11 interceptions containing mosquitoes of overseas origin in 2019. 19 types of high-risk mosquito species of public health concern were caught between 2010–2019.
The domestic transport and the industrial sectors were the main consumers of energy in New Zealand in 2018.
Children in school-year 8 living in fluoridated areas had higher caries-free levels than their counterparts in non-fluoridated areas.
A fourth exotic mosquito species, the Southern Saltmarsh mosquito (Aedes camptorhynchus), first discovered in New Zealand in 1998, was eradicated in 2010 In 2018 Culex sitiens was detected in Kaipara Harbour through...
The number of asthma hospitalisations increased between 2006–2018. You can read our latest factsheet here, or visit the indoor environment section of our website to find more information.
The prevalence of SUDI deaths has declined year-on-year between 2000 and 2016. However, SUDI accounts for roughly 18% of all infant deaths in this period.
In 2016, 362 people died from melanoma in New Zealand whilst in 2017 a further 2,550 new cases of melanoma were registered.
Barry Borman, Deborah Read and Steve Haslett are members of the 'Ministry of Health Coronavirus Statistical Advisory Group'.
We have updated the Socioeconomic deprivation profile section on our webpage. This section provides information on socioeconomic deprivation, using the New Zealand Index of Deprivation (NZDep).
The Environmental Health Indicators team proudly celebrated ten years of the EHI Programme at Massey University at a well-attended function on 11 March 2020.