Early Childhood Education

This page contains resources and local contact information that you can view and use. It is targeted at people working with children aged under 5 in Hawke's Bay. 

Use the tabs at the side for topic areas to navigate.

Hawke's Bay District Health Board has constructued this page to support those workiing in Early Childhood as a accessible resource. We will endavour to keep it up to date. Please use the "submit a revison" button for any feedback, updates or suggestions.

HBDHB cannot be responsible for material which is posted onto other websites which are linked to this one.  If you are concerned that material here is inappropriate for whatever reason, please use the "submit a revision" button to let us know.

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Wellchild Tamariki Ora Program 2019

Immunisation, Well Child Tamariki Ora, B4 School Check, Breast Feeding - Updated


The Well Child Tamariki Ora programme is a package of free health services available for all New Zealand children from birth to right before they start school.


B4School Check

Well Child Tamariki Ora, B4 School Check - Updated

For your local B4School Check contact Health Hawke's Bay, at (06) 871 5646


The B4 School Check is a free health and development check for your 4-year-old. It’s the last Well Child Tamariki Ora check and helps give your child the best start at school. Remember to take your child’s My Health Book with you to the check



Child Safety, Opening a Centre, Behaviour, Physical Activity - Updated

 Safekids Aotearoa provides valuable information, services and advice on unintentional childhood injury prevention.



Immunisation - Updated

You can click here for information and advice on all matters relating to childhood immunisations.

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Asthma Foundation Resources

Respiratory - Updated

Asthma Foundation resources for  both whanau and teachers includes: an App and action plan templates in both Te Reo Maori and English

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Gastroenteritis information handout

Common childhood illnesses, Hygiene / Infection prevention, Gastro, Communicable Diseases - Updated

Gastroenteritis or tummy bug or gastro - is an infection and inflammation of the intestines or gut.

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Child Health Team

Skin, Immunisation, Outbreaks, B4 School Check, Communicable Diseases, Public Health Nurse, Vision & Hearing, Healthy Homes - Updated

Click herre to learn about the work of our Public Health Nurses.