Information resources

Any queries or request for newborn screening resources not listed on these pages can be sent by email to newbornscreeningresources@adhb.govt.nz  or phone the LabPLUS lablink number 0800 522 7587.

Download Atawhaitia Te Wharetangata resource

Atawhaitia Te Wharetangata

Cervical Screening: What Wāhine Need to Know/Atawhaitia te Wharetangata - Pamphlet promoting and explaining the benefits of regular cervical screening (smear test) for women aged between 20 and 70.

Download BreastScreen Aotearoa - a free national breast screening programme for women aged 45 - 69 - Poster resource

BreastScreen Aotearoa - a free national breast screening programme for women aged 45 - 69 - Poster

General information poster in English for BreastScreen Aotearoa for women aged 45 to 69. BreastScreen Aotearoa is a free national breast screening programme that checks women for early breast cancer by offering a mammogram (breast X-ray) every two years.

This resource is also available in Cook Islands Māori, Fijian, Niuean, Sāmoan, Tokelauan and Tongan.

Download Cervical Screening - understanding cervical smear test results. resource

Cervical Screening - understanding cervical smear test results.

This resource explains cervical screening smear tests and how these can aid in the early detection of cervical cancer. Covers the desirable frequency of testing, test results and appropriate treatment when abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix are detected.

Download Cervical screening - what Pacific women need to know. resource

Cervical screening - what Pacific women need to know.

Pamphlet promoting and explaining the benefits of regular cervical screening (smear test) for women aged between 20 and 70.

To avoid cervical cancer and to stay well, Pacific women aged from 20 until they turn 70 need to have smear tests every three years. The smear tests look for cell changes in the cervix. Any abnormal cells are treated to stop them from becoming cancer.