From Monday 17 January, children in New Zealand aged 5 to 11 can get the Covid-19 vaccine, The Spinoff reports. Siouxsie Wiles, Jin Russell and Helen Petousis-Harris – experts on Covid, child health and vaccines – got together to answer some of parents’ most frequently asked questions. For more advice on kids and needles, read the tips from Emily Writes’ son Eddie, who as a diabetic is something of an expert on dealing with injections.