8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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.
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
|Mon – Sat||8:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
|Sun||10:00 AM – 6:00 PM|
Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (15 Apr, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Sunday (17 Apr, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec. Open 26 Dec (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 27 Dec — 2 Jan. Open 2 Jan (10:00 AM – 6:00 PM). Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.
Long-term conditions (LTC) service
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Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)
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Specialised wound care
Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.
Medicine & needles disposal service
Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…
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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41 Helwick St
41 Helwick St
PO Box 45
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This page was last updated at 3:12PM on June 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Wanaka Pharmacy.