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Botany Doctor

Primary Healthcare Service


8:30 AM to 5:15 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to any symptomatic patients. Please call the practice and book in for a COVID test. It is important we have all your details before your test.

Covid testing hours

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun).


Welcome to Botany Doctor Medical Practice.

We are a General Medical Practice led by Dr Marcus Hawkins (BM BS FRNZCP PGDipAvMed). Conveniently located in Botany Town Centre, we are proud of our friendly, qualified and very experienced staff who are dedicated to you and your family's health and well-being. We also specialise in aviation medicals.

In 2011, Botany Doctor was awarded Practice of the Year by ProCare Health, the largest network of qualified General Practices in New Zealand. Up against over 200 other practices throughout Auckland, we were recognised for our high professional standards and dedication to patient needs.

In 2014 we were awarded Top Performing Practice Of The Year by EastHealth PHO.

Botany Doctor has also achieved Cornerstone accreditation by RNZCGP. This signifies our practice has met the high standards set by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners to ensure you receive the highest quality of care.

To book an appointment or enrol at our practice, please call us on (09) 279 0460.


Enrolling new patients


This practice is not currently enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$38
18-24 years$46
25-44 years$49
45-64 years$50
65+ years$50

As of Dec 1st 2018 Community Service Card holders will be eligible for reduced fees.

14-17 years $13.00

18+  years  $19.50


8:30 AM to 5:15 PM.

Mon – Wed8:30 AM – 5:15 PM
Thu9:00 AM – 7:15 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:15 PM

Please call our number for out of hours assistance. Your call will be answered by a registered nurse.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (25 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), 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: East Care Urgent Care.

Languages Spoken

English, German

Services Provided

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Wheelchair Access


Contact Details


Botany Town Centre
Chapel Rd
Hoyts Theatre Entrance
East Tamaki
Auckland 2163

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Street Address

Botany Town Centre
Chapel Rd
Hoyts Theatre Entrance
East Tāmaki
Auckland 2163

Postal Address

PO BOX 64267

This page was last updated at 10:55AM on August 23, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Botany Doctor.