8:30 AM to 7:00 PM.
- Anyone currently eligible can access
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 healthcare provider.
Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.
FREE PRESCRIPTIONS (Conditions apply)
Free prescriptions apply to all fully government funded medicines, whereby prescriptions must be written by GP or NZ public hospitals. Partly funded medicines, non funded medicines and specialist prescriptions are not applicable in the FREE prescription service.
Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.
All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.
For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.
Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.
8:30 AM to 7:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 7:00 PM|
|Sat||9:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
Public Holidays- we are closed on Public Holidays.
Public Holidays: Closed Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), 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 — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 4 Jan. Open 5 Jan — 7 Jan.
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Free after hours prescriptions for all eligible people
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WINZ and other reports
If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.
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Selected oral contraceptives
Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.
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- Anyone currently eligible can access
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- Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
- Influenza (flu) vaccine
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
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Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
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Covid-19 vaccination booking URL
(09) 627 5912
(09) 627 2439
443 Richardson Road
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This page was last updated at 11:27AM on November 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Richardson Road Pharmacy.