The measles dashboard and reports contain information on the epidemiology of measles in New Zealand.

Measles is a notifiable disease in New Zealand and these reports use data available from EpiSurv, the national notifiable disease database.

To view the Measles Dashboard, scroll down to the bottom of this page or click here.

Regular public reports are only published when required, for example during a widespread community outbreak. The last weekly report was produced for week 5 in 2020. Otherwise, annual trends are reported in the annual notifiable diseases summaries and annual summary tables (tier one statistics). 

Older reports from 2016 – 2009 can be found in the Archive.





Measles reports

  • 2020

    8 weekly reports available in this zip file – 2020 weekly Measles reports weeks 1-8

    A total of ten confirmed cases reported for weeks 1-8 of 2020, bringing the total to 2195 since 1 January 2019, with 774 (35.3%) hospitalisations.


  • 2019

    40 weekly reports are available in this zip file, dated from week 11 to week 51 of 2019 – 2019 weekly Measles reports weeks 11-51

    A total of 2174 confirmed measles cases were reported in 2019 with 765 hospitalisations. There were two outbreaks.