Waikato > GPs / Accident & Urgent Medical Care > National Hauora Coalition >

Paeroa Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

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 visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

Please call our team if you have questions or concerns about the vaccine.

We usually run clinics on Tuesdays and Saturdays, other days according to demand.

Walk-ins accepted on our clinic days.

We can offer car park vaccines for those with mobility issues.

Covid-19 testing

Designated GP Practice

We are a designated COVID-19 testing practice. You do not need to be an enrolled patient to get a test. Please call the practice for more information.

Monday to Friday ring us between 9am and 1pm for a same day swab, Saturday ring us between 9 and 11 am.

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.

Please ensure you have all your required travel documentation and your passport when you attend the clinic to assist us in completing your paperwork.

Please note this service requires payment in advance.


Welcome to Paeroa Medical Centre


Paeroa Medical Centre operates from brand new purpose built premises in the centre of town offering comprehensive primary health care to the local community. Our team of doctors and nurses work on an appointment basis during the week but make provision for emergencies at all times. We are an accredited teaching practice so we often have doctors undergoing further training and medical students in the practice.

We are committed to providing high quality healthcare to the local population and have been involved in quality initiatives and practice development activities for many years.


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

Nurse Practitioner: Teresa Carrington

Practice Nurses: Fiona (Team Leader), Joan, Julie and Fran

Health Care Assistants: Heather, Lisa and Blaise

Reception: Shantel (Team Leader), Helyn, Kaye, Jo and Madison


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

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

Phone consultations - $15.00

Nurse consultations - $15

ACC - $15.00

Additional weekend surcharge - $20.00

This fee is for enrolled patients during normal working hours.

Additional fees apply for weekends and after hours consultations.

There is an extra charge for some investigations & procedures, reception will advise you of this at the time of your appointment.


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 10:30 AM


*  Satuday Clinic - urgent care - walk-ins accepted

* Public Holidays - urgent care - walk-ins accepted

*  Practice usually answer their phone from 0830 - Daily

After Hours:

Phone GP practice and follow instructions. You will be transferred to an after hours service who will direct you


Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr). Open Auckland Anniversary (31 Jan, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Matariki (24 Jun, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM).

Covid testing hours - for GP practices, if hours differ to standard hours

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Please ring to book in for swabbing if you can - this keeps the system running smoothly.

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr). Open Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM), Easter Monday (18 Apr, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM).

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

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…


Adult and Child Medical Care

Your GP's surgery is far more than a place to go when you are feeling unwell and needing a quick cure. The doctor who sees you has gone through an…


Minor Accident Care

Primary care practices offer a range of services and are able to deal with most minor accident care. If they are not able to deal with an injury they will…


Minor Surgery

Minor surgery is commonly provided in primary care practices, providing fast, competent removal and biopsies of skin lesions. Other services include cosmetic work such as removal of benign moles and…


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…


Cervical Screening

All women who have ever been sexually active should have regular cervical smear tests every three years between the ages of 25 and 69. This includes women who have been…


Travel Advice / Immunisations

Another service offered to you at your GP surgery (primary care practice) is advice and immunisation before you go to another country. While you are likely to have the immunisations…


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…


Liquid Nitrogen

Liquid nitrogen is a fast, effective treatment provided in many practices to treat viral warts, sun damaged skin, skin tags and many benign cosmetic lesions. It comes in a container…


IUCD Insertion

An Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy. Depending on the type of device, it will need to be changed after between three and…



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…



An ECG is a recording of your heart's electrical activity. Electrode patches are attached to your skin to measure the electrical impulses given off by your heart. The result is…



Spirometry is a tool that measures how effectively your lungs are working. It is able to show how much air lungs are able to hold (their volume) and how much…


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

All New Zealand children are entitled to 11 free health checks from birth to three years. The checks aim to ensure that children are growing and developing as well as…


Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • Quiet, low sensory environment
  • A longer appointment time
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around

If you would like additional support or assistance at your vaccine appointment, you can let us know when you book your slot. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Contact Details

Book an Appointment

4 Queen Street
Paeroa 3600

Information about this location

View on Google Maps

Get directions

Street Address

4 Queen Street
Paeroa 3600

Postal Address

PO Box 75
Paeroa 3640

This page was last updated at 2:00PM on January 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Paeroa Medical Centre.