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Community Health Service COVID-19 Testing

Covid-19 testing

Pop-up Community Testing Centre

Free COVID-19 TESTING is available at a number of locations in the Eastern Bay over the holiday season. During this time TPOOM (Te Puna Ora o Mataatua) mobile teams will be up and running across Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.

The testing is surveillance testing - which means you don't need COVID-19 symptoms to be tested. If you do have severe symptoms though, please call Healthline on 0800 611 116 or contact your GP.

Free COVID-19 testing is available at 52B King Street (Med Central, behind Adamson’s)

Wed 6 January  8:30am – 12pm – mobile swab unit only

Thurs 7 January   8:30am – 12pm – mobile swab unit

Fri 8 January No testing available today – please isolate at home until you can be tested tomorrow or phone Healthline 0800 611 116 to be advised what to do.

Sat 9 January   9am – 2pm

Sun 10 January   9am – 2pm

From Monday 11 January there will be normal availability through General Practices.


All other areas are business as usual.

For further information visit:

Some GP clinics will be open for testing of their own patients, but for those that are not, Call your GP and calls will be diverted to Healthline so that people can be assessed and advised where they can receive a test. People can also call Healthline directly on 0800 358 5453.

See GP clinic options here

Covid testing hours

Whakatāne - 52B King Street (Med Central, behind Adamson's Pharmacy, entry via James Street)

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Wed – Thu8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Sat – Sun9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Service Types

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Testing Centre

Screening and prevention

  • COVID-19 / Coronavirus Testing Centre


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Contact Details

52B King Street
Bay of Plenty 3120

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52B King Street
Bay of Plenty 3120

This page was last updated at 12:05PM on January 6, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Bay of Plenty COVID-19 POP-UP testing centres.