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Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa - COVID-19 Community Testing Centre

Community Health Service, COVID-19 Testing, Kaupapa Māori


8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Covid-19 testing

Community Testing Centre

This is a Drive-Through Community Testing Centre. Please pull into the car park, and wait in your vehicle. One of our Nurse's will come and greet you.

No bookings are required. However, if you can, please call us in advance on 0800 GO KAEO (0800 465 236).

Assisted 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

RATs - Community Collection Site - Anyone can access

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be collected at this site. Pre-ordering is not required.

Provides free face masks

This site offers free face masks when people are collecting RATs (subject to availability).


8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Mon – Tue 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wed – Fri 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori



Contact Details

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

8 Waikare Avenue
Northland 0478

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8 Waikare Avenue
Northland 0478

This page was last updated at 9:20AM on December 19, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Te Rūnanga o Whaingaroa - COVID-19 Community Testing Centre.