Who should have a mammogram?

You can have a free screening mammogram every two years through BreastScreen Aotearoa if you meet the following requirements:
  • you are aged 45 to 69 years of age
  • you have no symptoms of breast cancer
  • you have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months
  • you are not pregnant
  • you are eligible for public health services in New Zealand. (If you are not sure if you are eligible to receive free public health services in New Zealand, visit www.moh.govt.nz/eligibility).

For further information on breast screening visit the National Screening unit at https://www.nsu.govt.nz/breastscreen-aotearoa