Auckland Regional Public Health Service
Ratonga Hauora-ā-Iwi ō Tāmaki Makaurau
ARPHS supports efforts to keep exotic mosquitoes from becoming established in New Zealand.
Mosquitoes from overseas – called ‘exotic’ mosquitoes – can carry diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika, yellow fever and malaria.
ARPHS works with the Ministry for Primary Industries to support border control. ARPHS is responsible for:
There are specific requirements for notifiable diseases in the Auckland region.
Last updated 23.11.2022