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Southern Measles Campaign

If you haven't had your two doses of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine, or you are not sure, get your FREE immunisation now.

Measles is a serious and highly-contagious illness. Getting immunised is the best way to protect you, your whānau and the community from catching and spreading measles.

Two doses of the MMR vaccine will protect 99% of people against measles. We can stop outbreaks of measles if enough people have their MMR vaccination.

Anyone born in or after January 1969 is eligible for two free MMR doses. Those born before then are already considered immune.

To find out if you've had two doses of MMR, check your Plunket or WellChild book or ask your doctor. If you can't find out for sure, then play it safe and get vaccinated. There are no safety concerns with having additional MMR doses.

You can also have your MMR vaccine at the same time as your COVID-19 or influenza vaccine.

Get your FREE catch-up vaccinations now from GPs, participating pharmacies, the Meridian Mall Vaccination Centre in Dunedin, and the Civic Theatre Vaccination Centre in Invercargill.

MMR is also part of the childhood immunisation schedule, with doses at 12 months and 15 months.

Participating Pharmacies 



  • Albany Street Pharmacy 
  • Anderson's Exchange Pharmacy
  • Antidote Meridian
  • Centre City Pharmacy
  • Countdown Pharmacy Dunedin
  • Dunedin City Pharmacy
  • Larson's Pharmacy 
  • McNaughton's Pharmacy
  • Roslyn Pharmacy
  • Unichem Knox Pharmacy
  • Unichem Mornington Pharmacy


  • Baillie & Lewis Chemists
  • Don Street Pharmacy
  • Life Pharmacy Donna Kerr
  • Sylvan Bank Pharmacy 
  • Unichem UFS Pharmacy
  • Unichem South City Pharmacy
  • Windsor Pharmacy


  • North Otago Dispensary
  • Unichem Northend Pharmacy


  • Waihemo Pharmacy


  • Unichem Alexandra Medical Pharmacy
  • Unichem Alexandra Pharmacy and Bookshop


  • Five Mile Pharmacy Queenstown
  • Life Pharmacy Wilkinsons
  • Unichem Remarkables Pharmacy


  • Bates Pharmacy


  • Life Pharmacy La Hood's
  • Unichem Quin's Gore Pharmacy


  • Winton Pharmacy


  • Riverton Pharmacy