12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.


Free advice from trained registered nurses. Healthline is avaliable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone calls are free from within New Zealand – this includes calls from a mobile phone.

Call Healthline if you’re:

  • feeling unwell – but not sure whether you need to see a doctor
  • needing some urgent advice about a family member or friend who’s sick
  • on holiday and want to know where the nearest doctor or pharmacy is.

Interpreter services are available in different 40 languages, including Te Reo Māori.

How do I access this service?

Contact us


Call 0800 611 116


12:00 AM to 12:00 AM.

Mon – Sun midnight – midnight

Healthline operates 24 hours / 7 days a week

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays.

Service Types

Community nursing


No fees apply.


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This page was last updated at 4:38PM on March 12, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Healthline.