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Child getting ImmunisationNew Zealand immunisation rates are low by OECD standards.

The vaccination levels for measles fall below those required for  the global eradication of disease.

There is an outbreak of measles affecting some children in Auckland and the government is about to respond to parliament's Health Select committe report, which set out more than 30 recommendations to improve this country's immunisation completion rates.

Insight investigates why some parents don't immunise and some of the recommended solutions.