Early Childhood Education

This page contains resources and local contact information that you can view and use. It is targeted at people working with children aged under 5 in Hawke's Bay. 

Use the tabs at the side for topic areas to navigate.

Hawke's Bay District Health Board has constructued this page to support those workiing in Early Childhood as a accessible resource. We will endavour to keep it up to date. Please use the "submit a revison" button for any feedback, updates or suggestions.

HBDHB cannot be responsible for material which is posted onto other websites which are linked to this one.  If you are concerned that material here is inappropriate for whatever reason, please use the "submit a revision" button to let us know.

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Asthma Foundation Resources

Respiratory - Updated

Asthma Foundation resources for  both whanau and teachers includes: an App and action plan templates in both Te Reo Maori and English

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Gastroenteritis information handout

Common childhood illnesses, Hygiene / Infection prevention, Gastro, Communicable Diseases - Updated

Gastroenteritis or tummy bug or gastro - is an infection and inflammation of the intestines or gut.

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Child Health Team

Skin, Immunisation, Outbreaks, B4 School Check, Communicable Diseases, Public Health Nurse, Vision & Hearing, Healthy Homes - Updated

Click herre to learn about the work of our Public Health Nurses.

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Wellchild Tamariki Ora Program 2019

Immunisation, Well Child Tamariki Ora, B4 School Check, Breast Feeding - Updated


Free health checks from pregnancy to 4 years of age.  Details on local providers, contacts & services. 



Breastfeeding Information

Healthy Eating, Breast Feeding - Updated

Click here for access to a wide range of local support services, resources and information.


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Well Child Newsletter Term 3, 2019

Newsletters, Well Child Tamariki Ora, Child Interagency Network Group - Updated

This newsletteris shared every term .  It is intended for all of those who work in and with the Early Childcare sector.

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Breastfeeding Policy (2)

Policy Templates, Breast Feeding - Updated

You could use this draft policy to help you develop your own.

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Breastfeeding Policy

Policy Templates, Breast Feeding - Updated

You could use this policy as a guide to developing your own.