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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

This guide describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey (NZHS) for the year ended 30 June 2021. Due to COVID-19 disruptions data was collected over the year September 2020 to August 2021.

This guide also briefly outlines the history of the survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2020/21, and provides an overview of each section of the survey. 

The module topics for adults and children in 2020/21 were:

  • racial discrimination, for adults
  • COVID-19, for adults
  • functional difficulties, for children
  • child development, for children
  • household food security, for children.