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Tāneatua Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service

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


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides Covid-19 testing to enrolled and casual patients and during Lockdown is providing a Drive-thru testing station. 

  • Patients requiring testing are required to park in the ambulance bay and remain in the vehicle until a Clinician comes to meet htem.  It is beneficial to call the Medical Centre for triaging before testing if possible.  


We are a general practice aiming to provide quality healthcare for all patients, with an emphasis on health education and preventative medicine. 

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

  • Clinical Director:  Dr Emily McNicholas
  • Practice Manager:  Shelley Rangihika
  • Nursing Staff:  Nurse Judi Ihenacho
  • Health Care Assistant:  Tariini Winiata
  • Receptionist: Wairaka Biddle


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFREE
14-17 years$10
18-24 years$14
25-44 years$14
45-64 years$14
65+ yearsKoha or Whakaaro


8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours:

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

Public Holidays: Closed 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), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Preferred urgent care clinic out of hours: Accident and HealthCare.

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

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

The Medical Centre closes between 12pm and 1pm for lunch. 

Public Holidays: Closed 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), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun), Matariki (14 Jul).

Services Provided

Adult and Child Medical Care

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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…


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…



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

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…


Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Patients requesting to make contact with the Waimana Medical Centre - please call 07 3123 296 or email

22 Tuhoe Street
Taneatua 3123

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Street Address

22 Tuhoe Street
Tāneatua 3123

Postal Address

PO Box 56
Tāneatua 3163

This page was last updated at 11:08AM on March 4, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Taneatua Medical Centre.