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Matamata Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test.  

All Covid tests must be booked through our reception desk, no walk ins, as we need to have all your personal details including NHI loaded on the computer before we can do the test.  (07) 8819102

All patients coming for testing must wear a mask. If you do not have a mask please call us from your car when you arrive and a Nurse will bring one to your car.

We also ask you to let us know if you no longer require the appointment as we have a Nurse prepped in PPE ready for you when you attend.

Results are avialable three days later and we ask you to phone us for the result.

Covid testing hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

All Covid tests must be booked into our set clinic times due to the PPE needed. So please phone (07) 881 9102 to book

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


Matamata Medical Centre is a large, rural practice located in modern, purpose-built premises attached to Pohlen Hospital. MMC is a fully accredited practice under the Cornerstone programme from the Royal NZ College of GPs.

We aim to provide comprehensive family health care to you and your family while you are enrolled with us by our experienced team of GPs and nurses. We welcome your feedback via phone, email or in person through our Practice Manager.


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

Practice Manager: Gillian Vincent

Nursing staff, medical centre assistants (MCAs) and reception staff.


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$26.00
18-24 years$34.00
25-44 years$46.00
45-64 years$46.00
65+ years$42.00

See full fee information here


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat – Sun10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Weekend hours are drop in clinic for urgent cases only.  Outside these hours please refer to on call GP.


On call GP is usually at home, not in the clinic.  Please allow time for travel to attend urgent patients.

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

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Pohlen Hospital Complex
56 Rawhiti Avenue
Waikato 3400

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Pohlen Hospital Complex
56 Rawhiti Avenue
Waikato 3400

Postal Address

PO Box 173
Matamata 3440

This page was last updated at 6:42AM on November 14, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Matamata Medical Centre.