Christmas and New Year opening hours at your practice

Christmas and New Year opening hours at your practice

We wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas and a happy holiday period

Many of our practices are also enjoying a well deserved break, and will have different hours of work during this time.

Waikato holiday hours

Taranaki holiday hours

Taupō-Turangi and Tairāwhiti holiday hours

If you or someone close to you is in pain or feeling unwell during this time please always contact your medical centre first. They will have a phone service going that will either advise you where to go for help, or divert you to Healthline who can help you assess the best treatment and next steps.

Hospital emergency departments are for emergencies. Please don't head to the hospital unless it is truly needed.

If you have ongoing medical concerns make sure you are always prepared for this holiday period

  • Do you have enough medicine and supplies to cover weekends and public holidays?
  • Are you up to date with your tests and other health needs?
  • Do you know the opening hours of your practice? Check the Christmas and New Year hours by clicking the buttons above.
  • Do you know where the closest after hours medical centre is?

You can also call Healthline free on 0800 611 116 for health advice and information

Healthline is staffed by an experienced team that includes registered nurses, paramedics and health advisors, who can provide you with health information and advice on care. They can arrange to talk with you in your language - when your call is answered, say you'd like an interpreter and the language you’d like to speak in.