8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment

Please note that we are booking for vaccinations on Saturday ONLY from 9.00am to 12.30pm, please call our practice for an appointment.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your health provider.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients. Please call the practice for more information.

People in Otago or Southland seeking a COVID-19 test should call  0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) or their local GP for advice. If you are offered a test for COVID-19 , please take it. It will help us ensure we don't have community transmission, and help keep your friends and whānau safe.  Regardless of where you are tested, COVID-19 testing is free of charge

Call your GP or 0800 VIRUS19 (0800 847 8719) to get tested. If you don't have a GP, or your GP does not offer COVID-19 tests, you can be tested at a designated practice. 


0800 VIRUS19 Call Centre.  The call centre hours are as follows;

9.00am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

9.00am to 12.00pm, Weekends


Aurora Health Centre strives to provide accessible, quality healthcare in partnership with our patients. We provide a comprehensive range of services in a professional caring manner to all.


Our team is made up of 11 GPs (see details below under “General Practitioners”) and:

Practice Manager: Sharon Smith

Nursing Staff: Karyn Grellett, Sue Hewitt, Dianje Strang,Stacey Ellis and Pip Henry

Receptionist:  Karen, Gill, Debbie, Emma and Lynette


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$28
18-24 years$40
25-44 years$40
45-64 years$40
65+ years$40

Consultation times are 15 minutes. If more time is needed, e.g. for drivers licence medical examination or insurance, extra is charged as below:

ACC surcharge  $31
Full medical or 2nd opinion (double appointment) $105
Divers licence - vocational $100
Repeat prescriptions, letters & forms (collected or fax) $16
Minor surgery costs $210-$250 (depending on time and material used)


8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Covid vaccinations are being booked in on Saturday Morning from 9.30am to 12.30pm (this is not for GP appointments)

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Otago Anniversary (21 Mar), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Dunedin Urgent Doctors & Accident Centre.

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Eligible GP enrolled patients only
  • Make an appointment

Please note that we are booking for vaccinations on Saturday ONLY from 9.00am to 12.30pm, please call our practice for an appointment.

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70 Macandrew Road
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9012

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70 Macandrew Road
South Dunedin
Dunedin 9012

This page was last updated at 7:57PM on October 8, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Aurora Health Centre.