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South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice

Primary Healthcare Service


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Not provided

This practice is not currently providing COVID-19 testing. Testing is important. To arrange a test, please visit TDHB - COVID-19 testing

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is another important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. To book a vaccination, please visit Book My Vaccine | Ministry of Health NZ (covid19.health.nz)


The South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice (the Practice), located at Hāwera Hospital, is a modern service run by a team of senior skilled clinicians such as general practitioners, nurse practitioners, practice nurses, clinical nurse leaders and rural/urgent care doctors. We aim to provide a welcoming, safe environment for all with a focus on equity and patient-centred care.


Our General Practitioners are listed below. Working alongside them in our team and available for appointments are:

  • Jenny Kissick - Nurse Practitioner
  • Brigitte Lindsay - Nurse Practitioner
  • Lisa Thompson - Intern Nurse Practitioner

Our wonderful nursing team includes:

  • Caro - Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Kasey - Clinical Nurse Specialist and Practice Nurse
  • Trish - Practice Nurse
  • Phillipa - Practice Nurse

And our amazing admin and reception team:

  • Nanette - Reception
  • Ashley - Reception
  • Morgan - Reception
  • Liz - Reception
  • Joanna - Admin


How do I access this service?

Make an appointment

Contact us

Telephone: 06 2781383 or 0800 225571


Website / App

Enrolled patients have access to the MyIndici app

Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.

South Taranaki Rural General practice is now taking priority enrolments only for a short period.

  • New enrolments will be prioritised as follows: individual and…



Enrolled Patient Fees (please note CSC means Community Services Card)

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$13 with a CSC, $32 without
18-24 years$19 with a CSC, $42 without
25-44 years$19 with a CSC, $49.50 without
45-64 years$19 with a CSC, $49.50 without
65+ years$19 with a CSC, $42 without


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Tue8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Sat – Sun1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Note: After 4.30pm weekdays and the Weekend clinic are redirection services - this means that it is for people who attend the Hāwera Hospital emergency department and are appropriate for redirection to The Practice 

After Hours:

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


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). Open Taranaki Anniversary (14 Mar, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM).

Services Provided

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Cervical Screening

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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Minor Surgery

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Patient Portal

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Telehealth Consultation

  • Telehealth consultations for enrolled patients only
  • Phone consultations

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Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

37 Hunter Street
Hawera 4610

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Street Address

37 Hunter Street
Hāwera 4610

Postal Address

37 Hunter Street
Hāwera 4610

This page was last updated at 7:56AM on January 13, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by South Taranaki Rural Health General Practice.