Local Doctors Otara Mall
Primary Healthcare Service
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
GP practice - enrolled and casual patients
This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients. Please phone the practice for more information.
For after hours testing, contact Local Doctors Otara.
We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare for all patients, with an emphasis on health education and preventative medicine.
Patients are seen on a walk-in basis as they arrive at the clinic - no appointments are necessary.
Minor surgery can be performed by the doctors in the well equipped clinic.
To know more about other ETHC centre locations and the services provided, please visit our Local Doctors website.
Staff who speak the languages listed below sometimes rotate between clinics - please call the clinic number listed above to confirm staff availability.
White Cross and Local Doctors patients can book a virtual consultation with a doctor with our online health consultation platform, Bettr. Bettr lets you see one of our doctors via video or phone consultations from the convenience of your house, car or workplace. Visit bettr.co.nz to learn more.
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:30 PM|
After hours: Mon-Sun: 8.00am-11.00pm, Local Doctors Otara, 3 Watford Street, Otara. Ph: (09) 274 3414.
Visit the Local Doctors website for our full 7 day and urgent care clinic listings.
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Local Doctors Otara.
English, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Tongan
Enrolling new patients
This practice is enrolling new patients.
Enrolled Patient Fees
|Under 14 years||Free|
If your visit is because you are injured it may be covered by ACC in which case it is free for enrolled patients or for casual patients: free under 14 years, $10 (14 to 17 years) and $15 (18 and over).
After hours/weekend/stat holiday surcharges may apply.
Visit the clinic for full information on charges including for casual patients.
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(09) 274 9354
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After Hours (09) 274 7823
Bettr online doctors service: https://www.bettr.co.
120 East Tamaki Road
120 East Tamaki Road
PO Box 61150
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This page was last updated at 11:48AM on December 22, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Local Doctors Otara Mall.