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He Puna Waiora - Wellness Centre

Primary Healthcare Service, Kaupapa Māori

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 


74 Don Street, Invercargill

92 Spey Street, Invercargill

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 to 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

Administrative Claims Manager: Lee Anne Pasco

Nurse Practitioner: Julie Smith 

Nurses: Veronica Corbin, Monica Cooney, Isobel King, Kasey Hope, Kim Spooner

Health Coach: Joanne Te Tai and Annaleah Ah Kuoi

Health Improvement Practitioner: Maria Tipuna-Shore

Rongoa: Peter Baker and Bobi-Rose Leatherby


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


Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We are not operating any Late Nights at the moment.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

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

74 Don Street, Invercargill

Tue – Wed10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thu2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

92 Spey Street, Invercargill

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

We are not operating any Late Nights at the moment.

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…


Minor Accident Care

Primary care practices offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. If they are not able to deal with an injury they will…


Minor Surgery

Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and…


Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…


Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…


Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…


IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…



Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal…


Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been…



An ECG is a recording of your heart's electrical activity. Electrode patches are attached to your skin to measure the electrical impulses given off by your heart. The result is…


Wheelchair Access



Parking is available onsite. The front door is on Spey Street. 

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:03PM on June 1, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by He Puna Waiora - Wellness Centre.