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Pihanga Health

Primary Healthcare Service

Note: This is NOT a RAT Collection Site.  Please refer to the list of RATS Collection Sites. 

Today

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

Our most up to date information on vaccination events, times and locations can be found on our website or Facebook page. Pihanga Health - Home | Facebook

In summary:

We vaccinate in the practice every day and until 6pm on a Thursday.  Just walk in on any day, or we take bookings and walk ins on a Thursday.  To book an appointment click the purple button below

 

"Shotz on Whānau" is our mobile vaccination van.  It can come to you wherever you are - your workplace, house/whare, neighbourhood, community, church, marae, sports club or community event.  In fact wherever you are - we can be there too! To book us to come to you give us a call on 0800 PIHANGA (0800 7442642).

We occassionally run drive through and other events where you can either book an appointment or just drive in.  See our website or Facebook page for the latest details.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have ID or an email address. You will be asked some personal details so you can be found in the system.

We can also print and laminate your vaccine pass for you for free.  However this may take up to 2 days if we are busy.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

We provide COVID 19 testing (PCR and Supervised RAT) for enrolled and casual patients free of charge. 

For patients with symptoms we test Monday to Friday (when open) by appointment only.  Please call the practice.  You will be phone triaged by a doctor and given an appointment time - usually on the same day.  

For patients without symptoms we provide PCR and Supervised RAT's for travel or employment etc.  This is a charged service.  Please contact us to make an appointment.

Testing for International Travel

We provide pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. We take a 'one-stop' approach where you can be tested and pay for your lab fees (if any) at the same time.  We then follow up with you as soon as we receive your results.

Please call to book an appointment.  We can usually provide an appointment the next working day.

  • PCR testing for travel or employment:
    • Registered patients - $200
    • Casual patients - $240
  • Supervised RAT for travel or employment:
    • For international travel (Registered or Casual patients) - $50
    • For domestic travel (Registered or Casual patients) - free

Supervised RATs for priority populations

Priority populations are groups that have experienced adverse impacts or are considered at higher risk of the effects from COVID-19 outbreaks in New Zealand. They include Māori and Pacific communities and those living with disabilities.

Please view the Ministry of Health - COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Guide: https://www.health.govt.nz/system/files/documents/pages/covid-19-rapid-antigen-testing-guide-20feb22.pdf

Supervised RATs for NZ Travel and NZ Courts

Supervised rapid antigen testing (RATs) is for unvaccinated people with no COVID-19 symptoms, who require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel within New Zealand, or for entry into a court of law.

  • For travel, the test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.
  • For court attendance, the test must be done within 24 hours.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

Description

We are honoured to hold the name of Pihanga - a taonga, a treasure, of Ngāti Tūwharetoa and Ngāti Tūrangitukua in particular. Pīhanga is considered to be a living entity, an ancestor, with her own mana and mauri.

Our mission is to offer quality healthcare that best meets the needs of our community in a friendly and safe environment.  Our vision is that Pihanga Health is recognised as a leading rural health service, providing comprehensive, quality, and integrated health services to its community.   We are Cornerstone Accredited and one of the few rural certified teaching practices in New Zealand.

Staff

Click here to meet our staff.

Doctors

Enrolling new patients

Yes

This practice is enrolling new patients.

You can enrol online with us using Online Registration Form (itsmyhealth.nz)

Fees

Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 yearsFREE
18-24 years$19.00
25-44 years$19.00
45-64 years$19.00
65+ years$19.00

Click here for our consultation fees.

Hours

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Wed8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

After Hours: Call clinic number for Pihanga Health and then there is an option to speak to a nurse at an after hours service who can direct you.

Public Holidays: Closed Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Matariki (24 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English, Māori

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

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

Our most up to date information on vaccination events, times and locations can be found on our website or Facebook page. Pihanga Health - Home | Facebook

In summary:

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Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Online Booking URL

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

www.pihangahealth.co.nz

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28 Te Rangitautahanga Road
Turangi
Waikato 3334

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Street Address

28 Te Rangitautahanga Road
Tūrangi
Waikato 3334

Postal Address

PO Box 58
Tūrangi 3353

This page was last updated at 12:46PM on April 11, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Pihanga Health.