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Pfeffer Medical Services

Primary Healthcare Service


8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled patients only

This practice provides COVID-19 testing to enrolled patients. Please call the practice for more information.


Here at Pfeffer Medical Services, looking after your health is our team's passion and mission. We have done so consistently since 1992 and our care has been recognized with service awards and quality plan scores of 100%.

"To heal and prevent disease, to comfort and relieve suffering" is our service motto.

Come and visit and find out what we can do for you - we are here for you in sickness and in health!


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

Nursing Staff: Desiree Pfeffer, Melissa Payne, Karen Hayes

Receptionist: Shelley Heayns


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

Our very low cost fees above are for patients enrolled for more than 3 months. During normal hours for a normal 15 minute consult.

See all fees here.


8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon – Thu8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

* Calls answered at 0830hrs daily

* Closed for lunch from 12:00 to 13:00

After Hours:

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


Public Holidays: Closed 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), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Services Provided

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…


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…


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…


Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

41 Miriama Street
Manawatu-Wanganui 3920

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Street Address

41 Miriama Street
Manawatu-Wanganui 3920

Postal Address

PO Box 27
Taumarunui 3946

This page was last updated at 2:01PM on January 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Pfeffer Medical Services.