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Wanaka Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Drive through
  • Walk in

NO APPT REQUIRED FOR DRIVE IN CLINICS AS BELOW: 16th, 17th, 23rd, 30th October 9.30am-5.30pm

Please book your appointment by visiting https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/  or call 0800 28 29 26

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines


Weekday clinics (appt required): 6pm - 8.30pm at Wanaka Medical, Wanaka Lakes Health Centre, 23 Cardrona Valley Road, Wanaka

Drive in Clinics: 9.30am-5.30pm: NO APPOINTMENT REQUIRED: Saturday 16th October, Sunday 17th October, Saturday 16th October, Sunday 17th October, Saturday 23rd October, Staurday 30th October at Old Mitre 10 Building, Entrance off Cliff Wilson Street, Wanaka. Stay in car & wear a mask. 

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

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.

Please call us first on (03) 443 0710. A nurse will call you back to arrange a time for you to be tested.

Testing for Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.


Wanaka Medical is a rural general practice providing high quality medical care including accident and emergency services, to the Wanaka Community.

Our team is made up of 13 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

General Manager: Michael James

Patient Operations Leader: Clare Clarke

Nurse and Quality Leader: Maureen McNeill

Finance and Business Support Leader: Anne McLeod

Nursing Staff:

  • Maureen McNeill
  • Stephanie Still
  • Bridget Adams
  • Carol Hannon
  • Ceri Orbell
  • Chris Colbourne
  • Ros Nelson
  • Pip Ransom
  • Emma Burnell
  • Polly Dickson
  • Leigh Cohen
  • Jonelle Cochrane
  • Wendy Davie


  • Holly Davies

Health Care Assistants:

  • Kerri Evans
  • Ellie Morris
  • Ella Glynn


  • Clare Clarke
  • Leah Wheeler
  • Emma Breen
  • Anita Thayer
  • Suzette Verwey
  • Kathleen Fraser
  • Katie Ross
  • Nicola Peterson
  • Shelley Green
  • Bree Still


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.

We welcome new patient enrolments



8 AM - 6 PM

Under 6 Years $0 $0 $50 $0 $135 $0
6 - 13 Years $0 $0 $60 $0 $145 $0
14 - 17 Years $33 $27 $80 $60 $145 $105
18 - 24 Years $43 $41 $97 $70 $177 $127
25 Years & over $57 $45 $97 $70 $177 $127

8 AM - 6 PM

 Under 6 Years $0 $0 $0 $0 $165 $0
6 - 13 Years $0 $0 $0 (NZ)
$110 (UK)
$0 $165 $0
14 - 17 Years $65 $55 $110 $70 $165 $105
18 - 24 Years $85 $70 $130 $95 $220 $140
25 Years & over $105 $70 $140 $95 $220 $140

 A standard medical consult charge is based on a 15 minute appointment.

There may be further charges for longer appointments, further testing, materials, laboratory fees etc.


8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat – Sun9:00 AM – 6:00 PM


  • Clinics operate between 9am - 12pm and 3pm - 6pm.
  • Clinics alternate between Wanaka Medical and Aspiring Medical Centre (both practices are located at Wanaka Lakes Health Centre)


After hours medical care is administered by Wanaka After Hours and contracts doctors from both Wanaka Medical and Aspiring Medical Centre.  Phone calls to the either medical centre will be taken by the NURSE TRIAGE SERVICE and directed appropriately.  THERE IS ALWAYS A DOCTOR ON CALL.

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun). Open Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (15 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).
Other: Closed 30 Oct — 31 Oct. Closed 13 Nov — 14 Nov. Closed 27 Nov — 28 Nov. Closed 11 Dec — 12 Dec.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Drive through
  • Walk in

NO APPT REQUIRED FOR DRIVE IN CLINICS AS BELOW: 16th, 17th, 23rd, 30th October 9.30am-5.30pm

Please book your appointment by visiting https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/  or call 0800 28 29 26

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
OTA 9305

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
OTA 9305

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Wanaka Lakes Health Centre
23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

This page was last updated at 6:40PM on October 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wanaka Medical Centre.