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Southern DHB Stewart Island Medical Service

Primary Healthcare Service


10:00 AM to 12:30 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.


Stewart Island Health Centre is a Nurse Led Clinic. 

Clinic hours are 10am - 12.30pm daily.  

The Rural Nurse Specialist Nurses are on call 24 hours, 7 days a week to respond to 111 emergencies.  

Note: A GP visits every second month.



No fees apply.

However, charges do apply for overseas visitors.


10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

Mon – Sun10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

On Call 24 hours 7 days

After Hours: To speak with the Rural Nurses, phone 03 219 1098. 

Please, always call 111 in an Emergency.  


Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

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

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

Mon – Sun10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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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…



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


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Argyle Street
Halfmoon Bay
Stewart Island 9846

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Argyle Street
Halfmoon Bay
Stewart Island 9846

This page was last updated at 3:04PM on December 10, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Stewart Island Medical Service.