Published Friday 15 Oct 2021

Media are invited to attend the wide range of COVID-19 vaccination events being held across the Hutt Valley, Wellington, Porirua, and Kāpiti regions this coming Saturday 16 October.

“Vaccination is the safest and most effective defence against COVID-19, and the more people who are vaccinated the safer our communities will be,” said Hutt Valley DHB and Capital & Coast DHB chief executive Fionnagh Dougan.

“To that end we are working with our Maori, Pacific, PHO, and other partners to host a range of events across our rohe to make it easy – and fun – for everyone and their whanau to get vaccinated in time to enjoy the coming summer.”

Greater Wellington Super Saturday events include:

  • Launch and blessing of the Hutt Valley’s ‘Delta Buster’ vaccination bus
  • Newtown School community vaccination – soccer, activities, food and music
  • Heretaunga Christian Centre Upper Hut vaccination festival – spot prizes, sausage sizzle, and live music
  • ‘Do it 4 the East’ Porirua youth-led event – activities, food stalls and live music
  • Takapuwahia Marae Porirua vaccination festival – free hangi and a rongoa approach
  • Kāpiti Community Vaccination event – Mr Whippy, food trucks, and a DJ.

The Sky Stadium drive-through vaccination clinic is also open from today until Monday and has the capacity to administer 2000 vaccinations a day.

For a full list of the region’s Super Saturday events, locations and times, visit: