New Zealand-based apps

Apps with a New Zealand focus

The following apps have a New Zealand focus and are aimed at New Zealand users.

App name Created by Description
AED Locations 

Abletech NZ First aid app
An app to help you quickly locate the nearest AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) to your current location, in New Zealand.
Aki Hauora

University of Otago Maori language app
An app for health professionals to learn Te Reo Māori as well as medical terms.
Aroha chatbot
Habits, University of Auckland COVID-19 app
A chatbot designed to help young people cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing positive ways of coping.
Aunty Dee

Le Va Goal setting app
A wellbeing tool to help people cope with stressful life experiences through support with problem solving. Although anyone can use the tool, it is aimed at Pacific and Maori young people aged 14-25 years.
Babble MidCentral DHB 

MidCentral DHB  Pregnancy and baby app
An app that is intended for use by parents with a baby admitted to or going to be admitted to a neonatal unit, NICU or special care unit.
BURP (Breastfeeding's Ultimate Refuel Place)

Digital Stock Limited Breastfeeding app
An app to locate breastfeeding friendly venues in the Southland and Otago area.
Coeliac Care Program
ALBY Health Coeliac disease app
An online course for people with coeliac disease

Dermnet NZ Skin condition app
An online tool is designed to help you understand your skin condition.
DNZ Take Control Toolkit

Diabetes New Zealand Diabetes app
An app for anyone, but mainly people with diabetes, wanting information on a healthy lifestyle
Emergency Q app

Healthcare Applications Limited Healthcare services app
An app for people with non-emergency problems who need care after hours or those unable to get an appointment with their GP.
Feed Safe NZ

WellSouth Primary Health Network Breastfeeding app
An app that provides information about alcohol and breastfeeding. It contains official recommendations from the NZ Ministry of Health.
First Aid & Emergency

New Zealand Red Cross First aid app
An app for anyone wanting information on how to deal with common first aid and emergency situations.

Firstcheck Ltd  Skin check app
An app for people wanting to consult a specialist about a skin concern.
FoodSwitch New Zealand

George Institute for Global Health Nutrition app
An app aimed at anyone wanting to make healthy food choices.

GoodSAM Ltd First aid app
An app which alerts people to suspected cardiac arrests happening close to them, so that they can assist before emergency services get to them.
Hailie app

Adherium (NZ) Ltd Asthma or COPD app
An app which has a Hailie sensor for your inhaler(s) via bluetooth. You can then track medication use and enable an audio and visual reminder for dosing.
Headspace app
Headspace Inc Breathing, medication and mindfulness app
An app for people who want to learn and practice meditation.
Hypos Xplained

Medicine X Diabetes app
An online programme for New Zealanders wanting to learn about hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose) in a fun, easy-to-understand way.
INR log
HealthObs Ltd Warfarin app
A New Zealand app to keep track of your warfarin dose and INR results.
Melon app
Melon Health  COVID-19 app
A health and wellness app with a variety of programmes. The app is aimed at people who are feeling anxious or stressed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mentemia app
Mentemia Limited COVID-19 app
An app that has ideas and tools to help you learn how to be well and stay well throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 
MS Energise

By AUTEL, in collaboration with AUT University NZ, Bournemouth University, University of Brighton Multiple sclerosis app
A New Zealand-based app to help people with multiple sclerosis cope with fatigue.
My Asthma app

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Asthma app
An app by the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ for people wanting to learn about asthma and create an asthma action plan.
mybc app

Melon Health, in partnership with the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation Cancer support app
An app for New Zealanders affected by breast cancer to connect with others, share experiences, ask questions and get support.
mycare app

Mycare Limited Caregiver app
An app that connects people seeking help and support with those offering home-based services.
NZ COVID Tracer app

Ministry of Health, NZ Contact tracing app
An contact tracing app that enables faster contact tracing by creating a digital diary of the places you visit. 
Positively pregnant app
University of Waikato  Pregnancy app
An app for women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, who want some tools for managing stress and maintaining wellbeing in the transition to parenthood.
Power of Rhythm app
Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinsons Cantebury Parkinsons app
An app for for any person with Parkinson’s who has walking or gait problems. It is a tool for physiotherapists to use with their patients to help reduce freezing of gait (freezing during walking) by using a method called rhythmic auditory stimulation.
Raising children app

Raising Children NZ Parenting app
An app to support parents through various stages of their child's development - from birth to early adolescence
Rheumatoid arthritis Xplained NZ

Medicine X Arthritis app
This app is for New Zealanders wanting to learn about rheumatoid arthritis in a fun, easy-to-understand way.
Safe Sleeping app

SIDS and Kids New Zealand Parenting app
An app for new and expectant mothers, carers and health care professionals on how to sleep baby safely and reduce the risk of sudden unexpected death in infants and fatal sleeping accidents

SPARX New Zealand Mental health and wellbeing app
A New Zealand based online program for young people with depression, anxiety and stress.
St John NZ CPR & AED app

St John New Zealand First aid app
An app for anyone wanting to do CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) or information on how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator).
Staying on track 
Wise Group COVID-19 app
An online course that provides a range of tools to help you cope with worries and challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Step Away NZ Edition
Alcohol Intervention Alcohol use app
An app aimed at helping New Zealanders reduce the amount of alcohol they drink or stop drinking alcohol altogether. 
Stroke Riskometer

AUT Enterprise Limited Stroke risk app
An app that is aimed at anyone wanting to calculate their risk of stroke.

National Institute for Health Innovation Information Technology (NIHI) Pregnancy and baby app
An app to provide women, especially Pacific women, with information about pregnancy and motherhood.
Te Reo Maori

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Maori language app
An app that allows you to learn Te Reo Māori through an easy to use Māori language dictionary – we provide a brief summary of this app.
The Insides Guide 

Elly McKenzie  Coeliac disease app
An online course for people wanting detailed information on label reading for coeliac disease.
Thinkladder app
Thinkladder Limited CBT app
An app to help people cope with depression and anxiety.
Type 2 Diabetes Xplained

Medicine X Diabetes app
This app is for New Zealanders wanting to learn about type 2 diabetes in a fun, easy-to-understand way

Jeremy Burke Sun safety app
An app to show ultraviolet index (UVI) information all over New Zealand - its peak value and it's progression throughout the day at your current location. The UVI measures levels of ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
Well Child app

Nelson Marlborough DHB Pregnancy and baby app
An app by the Nelson Marlborough DHB, to track your baby's health progress and set reminders for their health checks and appointments.
Well Revolution app
Well Revolution Virtual consult app
A New Zealand-based virtual consult app to help doctors and patients see each other in a WhatsApp-style manner, together with other services such as prescription ordering and billing.
Zoom Health app

Zoom Health Ltd Medication adherence app
A New Zealand based app to make ordering your prescriptions easier. 

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