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Matakaoa Community Health Centre Te Araroa

Primary Healthcare Service, COVID-19 Vaccination

Note: Please call to make an appointment for RATs Collection or RATs Testing  (06 864 4801)


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

Note: Please call to make an appointment for RATs Collection (06 864 4801)

Supervised RATs for priority populations

Priority populations are groups that have experienced adverse impacts or are considered at higher risk of the effects from COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand. They include Māori and Pacific communities and those living with disabilities.

Please view the Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Guide: https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/covid-19-rapid-antigen-testing-guide-20feb22.pdf

Note:  Please call if you require an appointment for Supervised RATs Testing (Ph 06 864 4801)


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours: Ring Te Puia Hospital on (06) 864 6803 where there will be a nurse or a doctor to help you

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), 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).

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Contact Details

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

22 Paikea Street
Te Araroa
Gisborne 4087

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Street Address

22 Paikea Street
Te Araroa
Gisborne 4087

Postal Address

PO Box 101

This page was last updated at 2:23PM on June 7, 2022.