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Fiordland Medical Practice

Primary Healthcare Service


8:15 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.  Please do not enter the building if you have any reason to suspect you or the person(s) you are with may have COVID symptoms.  Phone for an appointment and more information.


We are a general practice providing quality healthcare to locals and visitors in Fiordland.


Our team is made up of 5 GPs (see section “General Practitioners”) and one Nurse Practitioner:



Registered Nurses:

  • Sheena Pottinger - Nurse Co-ordinator
  • Harriette Hamilton
  • Anna Marten
  • Janelle Matheson
  • Claire Bell
  • Leigh-Anne Fearn


  • Derene Christie (mornings)
  • Sandra Soper (full-time)
  • Belinda Walker (part-time)
  • Mel Wilson (part-time)


  • Wendy den Hertog - Practice Manager
  • Averil Caird - Practice Administrator

General Practitioners


8:15 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:15 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:00 PM



Saturday Mornings - patient to phone for appointments 9-midday, after hours ph 03 249 7007 for instructions

Sundays & Public Holidays - urgents drop-in clinic at 10am and again at 5pm (walk-in for urgent apts only)

After Hours:  Call 03 249 7007 for instructions.





Public Holidays: Closed Southland Anniversary (6 Apr). Open Labour Day (26 Oct, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Waitangi Day (Observed 8/2/21) (8 Feb, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Good Friday (2 Apr, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Easter Sunday (4 Apr, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Easter Monday (5 Apr, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), ANZAC Day (Observed 26/04/21) (26 Apr, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Queen's Birthday (7 Jun, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM).

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Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.

New patients are enrolled to the Practice, not to a specific provider.  Usually we can accommodate appointments with your preferred or requested provider, however…



Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$32.00
18-24 years$43.00
25-44 years$43.00
45-64 years$43.00
65+ years$43.00


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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

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Lab Results

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Liquid Nitrogen

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IUCD Insertion

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Cervical Screening

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Wheelchair Access


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GP2GP: 12345

GP2GP:         First Name:  Fiordland        Last Name:  Med

25 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau
Southland 9600

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25 Luxmore Drive
Te Anau
Southland 9600

Postal Address

P O Box 94
Te Anau 9600

This page was last updated at 1:35PM on September 11, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Fiordland Medical Practice.