8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
Supervised Rapid Antigen Test for New Zealand Travel
This service is for people who are travelling within New Zealand and require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.
To get a supervised rapid antigen test for travel you must:
- have no COVID-19 symptoms and
- be unvaccinated over 12 years and 3 months of age, leaving Auckland
OR unvaccinated domestic traveller over 12 years, travelling with a transport company that requires evidence of a negative test result.
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell you need to visit a COVID-19 testing site.
For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.
Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.
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 5:30 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
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).
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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.
(03) 441 4007
(03) 441 8857
2 Thirteenth Avenue
2 Thirteenth Avenue
Unichem Shotover Pharmacy
P.O Box 2203
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