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Taranaki Base Hospital - Community Based Testing Centre, Tukapa Street, New Plymouth

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Hāwera Hospital - Community Based Testing Centre, Hunter Street, Hāwera

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Coastal Taranaki Health Trust, 26 Napier Street, Ōpunake

Mamaku Centre, 6 Mamaku Street, Inglewood

Waitara Text for RATs Delivery Service, Waitara Taranaki, Text 8102

Covid-19 testing

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via https://requestrats.covid19.health.nz/ OR free call 0800222478

 

Drive-thru RATs Collection Sites:

  • Taranaki Base Hospital Community Testing Centre
  • Hāwera Hospital Community Testing Centre
  • TSB Hub, Hāwera

Walk-in RATs Collection Sites:

  • Coastal Taranaki Health Trust, Ōpunake
  • Mamaku Centre, Inglewood

Mobile drop-off RATs Service:

  • Mobile RATs drop-off service is available to the communities of Urenui, Onaero, Mimi, Okoki, Uruti, Tongapurutu, Ahititi, Mokau and up to the Awakino Tunnel, Whareorino, by arrangement. This service is provided by Urenui & Districts Health Group. Please contact us to arrange delivery: 027 379 0976

  • Waitara Delivery Service - Text 8102 with name, address and number of people in household.  This service is only for people in the Waitara area.

Delivery RATs for critical workers:

Hours

Taranaki Base Hospital - Community Based Testing Centre, Tukapa Street, New Plymouth

8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Sat – Sun8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

This is a drive-through RATs collection site.

RATS collection is at the Taranaki Base Hospital COVID-19 Community Testing Centre, access is via the Tukapa Street Entrance. 

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Labour Day (24 Oct, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Good Friday (7 Apr, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Easter Sunday (9 Apr, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM), Matariki (14 Jul, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM).

Hāwera Hospital - Community Based Testing Centre, Hunter Street, Hāwera

9:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Mon – Sun9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

This is a drive-through RATs collection site.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays..

Coastal Taranaki Health Trust, 26 Napier Street, Ōpunake

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

This is a walk-in RATs collection site.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Mamaku Centre, 6 Mamaku Street, Inglewood

Mon – Thu11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

This is a walk-in RATs collection site.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Urenui & District Health Group - Mobile RATs Service

Mobile RATs drop-off service is available to the communities of Urenui, Onaero, Mimi, Okoki, Uruti, Tongapurutu, Ahititi, Mokau and up to the Awakino Tunnel, Whareorino, by arrangement.

Please contact us to arrange: 027 379 0976.

Waitara Text for RATs Delivery Service, Waitara Taranaki, Text 8102

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

TEXT 8102 with your name, address and number of people in household to order RATs.

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This page was last updated at 12:11PM on July 1, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Taranaki DHB RATs Community Collection Sites.