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Aspiring Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. Please call the practice on 03 443 0725, for more information.

Covid testing hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.


We are a friendly Lake Wanaka medical centre offering a range of health services, from general medical care to specialised services. Our medical staff have a broad range of skills and specialisations, so you can access a range of expertise without having to travel from Wanaka.

Our team is made up of 6 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

General Manager: Caroline Stark

Operational Manager: Annelies Visser

Nurse Manager: Lynda Davis

Nurse Practitioner: Nicky Anderson, Rebecca Grant

Practice Nurses: Sue Evans, Jackie Davidson, Eilidh Macleod

Primary Care Assistants: Eve Thorp, Robyn Hattrill,  Zivvy Zivkovich-Rankin, Steph Lowen

Reception/Administration: Rebecca Laker, Shiree Treanor, Kimberley Watson, Helen Presbury, Steph Lowen, Liz Hadida, Lani Patterson

General Practitioners


8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Weekend and Public Holidays: Clinics Hours 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ; 3:00PM - 6:00 PM

(Duty clinics which alternate with Wanaka Medical Centre) 

Wanaka Medical Centre is at the same address BUT is a separate medical centre.

After Hours: 

After hours medical care is administered by Wanaka After Hours and contracts doctors from both Wanaka Medical and Aspiring Medical Centre.  Phone calls to either medical centre will be taken by the nurse triage service and directed appropriately.  There is always a doctor on-call.

Public Holidays: Closed Otago Anniversary (22 Mar), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun), Labour Day (25 Oct). Open Waitangi Day (Observed 8/2/21) (8 Feb, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Good Friday (2 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Sunday (4 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM), Easter Monday (5 Apr, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM).

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Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$33
18-24 years$44
25-44 years$53.80
45-64 years$53.80
65+ years$53.80
Non-Enrolled NZ Patients  
Under 6 Years $50
6-13 Years $60
14-17 Years $80
18-24 Years $95
25+ Years $95

Our fees vary according to the length and type of consultation, materials used, level of Government subsidy, your age and your residency status. Our fees reflect the increased responsibilities, equipment and on-call requirements of rural doctors. If you want to clarify the cost of your consultation in advance, please ask our reception staff.

A standard consultation is a 15 minute consultation within normal weekday clinic hours.

Higher charges apply for after hours call-outs, weekend clinics, home visits and extended consultations.

Eftpos and credit card facilities are available.

PLEASE NOTE: Fees are based on payment at time of consultation.


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23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

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23 Cardrona Valley Road
Wanaka 9305

This page was last updated at 3:53PM on January 15, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Aspiring Medical Centre.