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Whanganui COVID-19 Community Testing Centres

Community Health Service, COVID-19 Testing

As of Monday 2nd October 2023 Hospital testing clinic site will have reduced hours. New hours are 10am -12pm Monday to Friday. Rats and masks are available at Hospital and Wham main entrances anytime.





10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Community Testing Centre

This is a drive-in/walk-in service. There is no charge and no need for an appointment.

Testing for Travel Swabs are completed by the Whanganui Accident and Medical Clinic as there is a cost involved with this.

Please call 06 348 1300 to make a booking for your swab prior to flying out of NZ.

Provides free face masks

This site offers free face masks when people are collecting RATs (subject to availability).


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Mon – Fri 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

From 01/10/2023 Te Rito will have reduced hours 10am-12pm.

Walk in.

Please be patient and kind, our staff are working hard to provide a quality service to the community.

Supervised Rat tests available

PCR tests for those who meet criteria available



All our vaccination sites provide the opportunity to have a booster. You have the option of the walk in service or can book for the booster at any of the vaccination sites that are on BMV.  

Or you are able to book by either calling the Whanganui DHB 0800 number on 0800 888 479 or by emailing us on covid19@wdhb.org.nz.

Or you can book on the book my vaccine website:


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Public Holidays: Closed ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (18 Apr), Easter Sunday (20 Apr), Easter Monday (21 Apr).



Contact Details

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Te Rito is behind the white tent in the main carpark.

Te Rito, Gate 1, 100 Heads Road
Manawatū-Whanganui 4501

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Te Rito, Gate 1, 100 Heads Road
Manawatū-Whanganui 4501

This page was last updated at 2:19PM on December 27, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Whanganui COVID-19 Community Testing Centres.