The incidence of measles was confirmed on the Maunganui Mountain after the outbreak of illness in Christchurch and Auckland.
Medical experts encourage people to ensure that they and their children have a vaccine that protects them from measles, MMR vaccines (measles, mumps and rubella).
Toi You Now Doctor for Health Dr. Jim Miller said it is important for parents to ensure that their children are immunized on time at the age of 15 months and 4 years.
"The MMR vaccine provides a very effective measles protection and is completely free for children and adults who need it," Dr. Miller said.
More than 40 cases of measles have been reported in New Zealand this year,
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