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Otorohanga Medical

Primary Healthcare Service


Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing for enrolled and casual patients. Please call the practice for more information.


We have a purpose built medical centre offering a full range of medical services, including being fully equipped to deal with emergency care.

We have gold standard Cornerstone accreditation from the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.

All doctors have additional diplomas and/or Fellowship degrees.

We offer:

  • The convenience of online health with the ManageMyHealth patient portal – your health at your fingertips anytime/anywhere
  • Unichem pharmacy and Pathlab onsite
  • X-ray and ultrasound available twice weekly with Hamilton Radiology (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
  • Visiting specialties include Sport Waikato, dietitian, diabetes and mental health nurses
  • After hours Saturdays 9am to 12noon.  After hours fees apply.  Evening surgeries on hold currently due to Covid-19 pandemic but we expect these to resume in late 2020


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$13.00
18-24 years$19.50
25-44 years$19.50
45-64 years$19.50
65+ years$19.50


Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: Every last alternate Wednesday or Friday of the month closed between 0800 - 0900hrs - staff meeting

Saturday Clinic - Routine appointments available Saturdays 9-10am, acute appointments 10-12noon.  After hours fees apply.  Patient may book online via patient portal or telephone the clinic on 07 873 7079. 

After Hours: Phone GP practice (07) 873 8399 and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will be able to assist you with help and advice. 

Mahoe Med in Te Awamutu (07) 872 0923 has extended after hours.  8am-8pm weekdays and weekends 9-3pm.  Outside of these hours, Anglesea Clinic in Hamilton is open 24 hours.  Ph (07) 858 0800.




Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Anglesea Clinic - Accident & Urgent Medical Ltd.

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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Minor Accident Care

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Minor Surgery

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Repeat Prescriptions

Each GP surgery or primary care practice will have its own procedure for repeat prescribing but the following rules are common to most, if not all. Patients who are well-known…


Lab Results

Sometimes your doctor needs to take a sample of blood or urine either to discover what is wrong with you or to measure something in your blood so that the…


Liquid Nitrogen

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Immunisations are provided at all primary care practices and are one of the most important services they provide. Immunisation has led to the decline of many lethal diseases including meningococcal…


Cervical Screening

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Patient Portal

A patient portal is a secure online tool provided by GP practices that can allow convenient access to your health information as well as interaction with the practice e.g. booking…


IUCD Insertion

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Travel Advice / Immunisations

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Well Child/Tamariki Ora Health Checks – Birth to Three Years

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Wheelchair Access


Document Downloads

  • Patient Enrolment Form (PDF, 404.9 KB)
    Please complete this form, together with the Patient File Transfer form to request your medical file. You can then bring both forms with you to your appointment. Please note that we require photo ID to confirm your identity. If you are not a NZ citizen, please also bring proof of your eligibility for funded healthcare in NZ.
  • Transfer Medical File Request (PDF, 28.8 KB)
    To be completed together with new patient enrolment form, so we may request your medical file from your previous medical centre.
    You can then bring both forms with you to your appointment. Please note that we require photo ID to confirm your identity. If you are not a NZ citizen, please also bring proof of your eligibility for funded healthcare in NZ.

Contact Details

For help and advice when we are closed, please phone 07 873 8399 to be diverted to our after hours triage service

13 Kakamutu Road
Waikato 3900

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Street Address

13 Kakamutu Road
Waikato 3900

Postal Address

PO Box 7
Otorohanga 3940

This page was last updated at 7:54AM on July 30, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Otorohanga Medical.