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Murupara 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. Please call the practice for more information.


 Locally owned and operated.


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

Practice Manager: Fiona Hill

Nursing Staff:  Paula  and Caitlin, HCA Lorraine Davis

Reception: Fiona, Andrea, Desrae, Kelsey  and Renee


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.

You can enrol online using Enrol with Murupara Medical Centre (


8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

After Hours: Call clinic phone for instructions on after hours services.

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. Closed 21 Dec. Open 22 Dec. Closed 23 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec. Closed 30 Dec. Open 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan. Closed 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan. Closed 6 Jan. Open 7 Jan.

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM.

Mon1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Wed1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Fri1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

We organise testing depending on need, and by appointment. This is not a drop-in service, so please ring the surgery if you feel you require a test or feel unwell.

Languages Spoken


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Telehealth Consultation

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Wheelchair Access


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27 Kowhai Avenue
Bay Of Plenty 3025

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27 Kowhai Avenue
Bay Of Plenty 3025

This page was last updated at 2:51PM on November 30, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Murupara Medical Centre.