Well Child Tamariki Ora Review online feedback

Closed 20 Jan 2020

Opened 28 Jun 2019


Consultation overview:

The Well Child Tamariki Ora Programme (WCTO) provides universal child health services and checks to tamariki and their whānau. It is a key contributor to the Government’s cross-agency work to improve child Wellbeing, and is a priority within the government to improve child wellbeing.

To find out more information about the programme and review please see the related links below.

The Ministry of Health is reviewing and improving the WCTO Programme to ensure we are able to help improve the health and overall wellbeing of tamariki and we need your help by having your say on what you think is currently working, what may not be working or any improvements.

The engagement tool is designed around six themes:

  1. whānau centered
  2. integration
  3. workforce
  4. data and information
  5. equity
  6. funding and contracting.

To support this review, please take the time to complete the online engagement form to have your say. 

If you would prefer to complete your feedback by paper

There are engagement feedback templates available on request, if you wish to run a feedback session with your team or group. To request the templates please email WCTO@health.govt.nz.

Why your views matter

We want to give all New Zealanders the chance to have their say about the Well Child Tamariki Ora programme and review.

We’re specifically interested in checking in with you that we have understood the issues that need to be addressed; and your ideas about designing solutions for these issues.


  • Members of the public
  • Health sector
  • Disability sector
  • Ministry staff


  • Data and analytics
  • Screening
  • Pacific health
  • Māori health
  • Child health
  • Maternity