Saturday 29th October 2016

The Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR) under contract with the Ministry of Health (MoH) contributes to the national public health surveillance effort.

This website provides access to selected New Zealand public health surveillance data and information.

Public Health Surveillance

ESR coordinates and collates information for several national surveillance systems. More

Surveillance Reports

Surveillance reports are available for notifiable diseases, influenza, sexually transmitted infections and chemical injuries.

Antimicrobial Resistance

The Antibiotic Reference Laboratory at ESR is responsible for the national surveillance of antimicrobial resistance among human pathogens. More

Virological Surveillance

ESR public health virology laboratory collates, analyses and reports all year round laboratory-based virological surveillance. More

Enteric Reference Laboratory

The Enteric Reference Laboratory is responsible for the confirmation of isolates of the following notifiable diseases Salmonellae, Shigellae, Vibrio cholerae O1 and VTEC. More

Environmental Health Indicators

The Environmental Health Indicators (EHIs) project was commissioned by the Ministry of Health to develop a functional core set of environmental health indicators for New Zealand. More


Case report forms and instructions for notifiable diseases in EpiSurv, New Zealand's primary notifiable disease database. More


A national messaging system for Direct Laboratory Notification of notifiable disease.



Zika Virus Infection Weekly Report, 25 October 2016

Monthly Notifiable Disease Surveillance Report - Sep 2016

Zika Virus Infection Weekly Report, 17 October 2016

Rheumatic fever bi-annual report - July 2015-June 2016

Antimicrobial Resistance

Enterobacteriaceae with acquired carbapenemases, 2016 as at 30 September

Annual Survey of all MRSA, 2015

Antimicrobial susceptibility of invasive H. influenzae, 2015


Virology Weekly Report 2016/39

Virology Weekly Report 2016/38

Virology Weekly Report 2016/37

Community and Hospital Surveillance: ILI, SARI, Influenza and Respiratory Pathogens 2016/39

Enteric Reference Laboratory

Non-Human Salmonella Isolates, 2016 No. 8. August

Human Salmonella Isolates, 2016 No. 8, August

Non-Human Salmonella Isolates, 2016 No. 7. July

Human Salmonella Isolates, 2016 No. 7, July

Email us at survqueries@esr.cri.nz to be notified when reports are published. Please specify the reports you are interested in:

- NZ Public Health Surveillance Report
- Monthly Surveillance Report
- Annual Surveillance Summary
- Annual Summary of Outbreaks
- Annual STI Report
- Quarterly STI Clinic Report
- Quarterly STI Lab Report

For the Weekly Influenza Update report please check here each Thursday.

Ph: +64 4 914 0700
Fax: +64 4 914 0770
Email: survqueries@esr.cri.nz