Are prescriptions free in NZ?
Some prescriptions are free in NZ. Currently you pay $5 for each new prescription item. There is no $5 prescription charge for children under 14. If your medicine is not fully subsidised, you may have to pay additional costs. At ZOOM Pharmacy, if you are on four or more regular pills/tablets every day, use our monthly medicines service – and get FREE prescriptions, with FREE daily sachet packs and FREE delivery to your door. *Ts & Cs apply