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Taumarunui Medical Centre

Primary Healthcare Service, Kaupapa Māori

Note: RATs Collection from Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust - 121 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui.


8:00 AM to 4:30 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.

Provides free face masks

This site offers free face masks when people are collecting RATs (subject to availability).


We are a general practice of Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust, providing quality healthcare for all age groups. 

Taumarunui Medical Centre is situated beside the Taumarunui Hospital on Kururau Road, Taumarunui and offers a full range of family medicine and general practice services. 

Our experienced health teams of doctors, nurses and administrative staff enjoy caring for all our patients with compassion, dignity and respect.

The Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust also provides a comprehensive wrap around service to meet the health and social welfare needs of the community and in particular the needs of Māori, including Kokiri Te Oranga Pai - Mental Health and Addiction support and whānau, community health and social services.

Our staff include:

Nurse Practitioner: Karen Akhtar

And GPs as below.


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.


8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 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).

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…


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…


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…



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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…


Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

63 Kururau Road
Taumarunui 3920

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Street Address

63 Kururau Road
Taumarunui 3920

Postal Address

PO Box 286
Taumarunui 3946

This page was last updated at 8:33AM on August 8, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Taumarunui Medical Centre.