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Commercial Street Surgery

Primary Healthcare Service


Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing.  If you are registered with Commercial Street Surgery please call reception for further information about testing.

GP practice - enrolled patients only

During Alert level 4, face to face appointments and covid tests are by appointment only.  

Please use the NDHB website to check for the latest updates re Covid and the locations of Community testing Centres.

At all Alert levels, if you have cold or flu symptoms, please do not come to the surgery without calling us first.  In the interests of protecting our staff and patients from inadvertent exposure to Covid, we ask that you respect this request. 


We are a family centred surgery offering a full range of general practice services to you and your family.

Our surgery is located at 8 Commercial Street, Kawakawa. 


Our team is made up of:

Dr Ian Hoffer and Dr Tanya Quin

Practice Manager:  Sandy MacCarthy

Nurses:  Robyn  

Reception:  Telea and Rochelle

Health Improvement Practitioner: Sharon 

Health Coach/Kaiarahi: Zia


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.50
25-79 years$19.50
80-89 years$19.50
Casual  $60.00


Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Call the clinic phone 09 4040885 to be connected with the after hours answering service


Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM). Open 30 Dec (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM). Open 31 Dec (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM). Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM). Open 6 Jan (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM). Open 7 Jan (8:30 AM – 4:39 PM).

Languages Spoken

English, French, Swedish, Māori, German, Afrikaans

Services Provided

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Contact Details

8 Commercial Street
Northland 0210

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Street Address

8 Commercial Street
Northland 0210

Postal Address

PO Box 254
Kawakawa 0243

This page was last updated at 9:53AM on November 17, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Commercial Street Surgery.