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He Puna Waiora - Wellness Centre

Primary Healthcare Service, Kaupapa Māori


92 Spey Street, Invercargill

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

135 Bowmont Street, Invercargill

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

We are offering FREE COVID-19 vaccinations at PIACT, 135 Bowmont Invercargill, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week:

  • We are taking those with existing bookings between 9am and 3pm, and
  • Supporting walk-ins from 3pm to 4.30pm.

For further information whānau can call 0800 925 242 or ring (03) 214 5261 and ask for Maria Colligan-Haggart

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. Our testing is done at 92 Spey Street, Invercargill.

PH (03) 214 5261 for an appointment (Required)

Testing is a free service and open to everyone.

We are testing Monday - Friday


He Puna Waiora Wellness Centre is a VLCA Very Low Cost Access GP Practice offering doctor and nursing services and rongoa/natural therapies.

He Puna Waiora Wellness Pharmacy is open Monday and Tuesday 9am-7pm and Wednesday-Friday 9am-5pm, 92 Spey Street, Level 1.
· Zero prescription fees (terms and conditions apply).
· Delivery services available.
The Pharmacy is open to everyone!​
Phone: (03) 929 6696
Fax: (03) 929 6697


Our team is made up of 4 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Maria Colligan-Haggart

Nursing Staff: Deborah Smart, Veronica Corbin, Monica Cooney 

Healthcare Assistant:  Kelsie Kahukura

Health Coach: Joanne Te Tai

Health Improvement Practitioner: Maria Tipuna-Shore

Rongoa: Peter Baker and Bobi-Rose Leatherby

Administration: LeeAnne Pasco, Sheena Khan, Ainoama Sekone-Fraser, Rivah Kaio, Annaleah Ah-Kuoi


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 years0.00
14-17 years13.00
18-24 years19.00
25-44 years19.00
45-64 years19.00
65+ years19.00


Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Invercargill After Hours Doctors.

92 Spey Street, Invercargill

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Tue9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wed9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

135 Bowmont Street, Invercargill

Tue – Thu9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

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).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

We are offering FREE COVID-19 vaccinations at PIACT, 135 Bowmont Invercargill, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week:

  • We are taking those with existing bookings between 9am and 3pm, and…


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Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • More space to move around
  • Wheelchair access

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access



Parking is available onsite. The front door is on Spey Street. Or you can enter from Yarrow Street and park and enter from the back door.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:48PM on October 18, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by He Puna Waiora - Wellness Centre.