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Whakawhiti Ora Pai Community Health Centre

Primary Healthcare Service, Kaupapa Māori

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Whakawhiti Ora Pai, 6652 Far North Road, Te Kao

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

5 Lamb Road, Pukenui

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Cnr Te Hapua & Waharua Roads, Te Hapua

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

We are offering the COVID-19 Vaccine for ALL THOSE living or working in these areas over the age of 12 years

Preferably please ring to book an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccination - call  0800 879 967 (0800 TRY WOP). We will also accept walk-ins. 

We do not vaccinate at our Te Kao, Pukenui and Te Hapua clinics. 

Whakawhiti Ora Pai will be offering Booster Shots and 1st and 2nd doses thoughout our communities. Bookings are preferred. Call 0800 TRY WOP (879 967)

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

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

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. This service will be commencing from October 2021. Please call the Practice for more information. 

Tuesday Te Kao 9am to 11am

Wednesday Pukenui 9am to 12 noon

Wednesday Te Hapua 9am -1030am

Supervised RATs for priority populations

Priority populations are groups that have experienced adverse impacts or are considered at higher risk of the effects from COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand. They include Māori and Pacific communities and those living with disabilities.

Please view the Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Guide: https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/covid-19-rapid-antigen-testing-guide-20feb22.pdf

Please phone the practice first to manage traffic and social distancing.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

Te hapua collection is Mondays and Wednesdays only.

Description

We are a family centred surgery offering a full range of general practice services to you and your family.

We have three clinics based in Pukenui, Te Kao and Te Hapua. 

Staff
Our team is made up of 1 GP (see details below under "General Practitioners") and:

Practice Manager: Maureen Allan

General Manager: Errol Murray

Nursing Staff :

Receptionists :

Doctors

  • Dr Ian Smit

    General Practitioner - Vocationally Registered

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

 

We are enrolling new patients who reside inside our service area Cape Reinga to Motutangi 

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 yearsFree
18-64 years$12 CSC $18 without CSC
65+ years$6 CSC $10 without CSC
Non enrolled /registered patients please contact clinic for fees  

Hours

Whakawhiti Ora Pai, 6652 Far North Road, Te Kao

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tue – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours:

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

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

5 Lamb Road, Pukenui

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tue – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Cnr Te Hapua & Waharua Roads, Te Hapua

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Wed10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Thu9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Thursdays fortnightly: open for GP service

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Northland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

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

Whakawhiti Ora Pai, 6652 Far North Road, Te Kao

Tue9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

5 Lamb Road, Pukenui

Wed9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cnr Te Hapua & Waharua Roads, Te Hapua

Wed9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

We are offering the COVID-19 Vaccine for ALL THOSE living or working in these areas over the age of 12 years

Preferably please ring to book an appointment for your…

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Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • A longer appointment time
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around

If you would like additional support or assistance at your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot.

Wheelchair Access

Yes

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Contact Details

Whakawhiti Ora Pai, 6652 Far North Road, Te Kao

Northland

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

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5 Lamb Road, Pukenui

Northland

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

More details…

Cnr Te Hapua & Waharua Roads, Te Hapua

Northland

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

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This page was last updated at 9:42AM on March 23, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Whakawhiti Ora Pai Community Health Centre.