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The Doctors Bayfair

Primary Healthcare Service

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


8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

GP practice - enrolled and casual patients

This practice provides COVID-19 PCR/RAT testing. Tests are available via a drive-thru testing station Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm *please note we are closed from 12:00pm-1:00pm for lunch 


At The Doctors Bayfair, we work with you to make your future healthy and when health issues or accidents happen, we’re there to provide the care, advice and support your needs. As your family doctor, we have a modern, well-equipped medical centre, located between Mt Maunganui and Pāpāmoa.

Each member of our large team of General Practitioners brings a commitment to quality family health care. Each doctor also has specialist interests ranging from child, womens and mens health, sports medicine, minor surgery, specialist ACC work, immigration medicals, and occupational health. As well as General Practice, we run an array of nurses clinics including; diabetes, immunisation, wound clinic, biopsies, healthy lifestyle, care plus, asthma, flu and a fracture clinic. We are a Registered Provider for Immigration New Zealand.

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

Acute doctor: Dr Rainer Boesche, NP Lorriane Hogan, Dr Gwenda naepi

Practice manager: Rowena Cook 

Nursing Staff: Julie Cowley (Nurse Prescriber), Mary (Nurse Lead), Claire, Erica, Krystal, Trish, Eden A, Eden C, Jenny, Maura and Gemma 
Admin Staff: Janey, Carol, Rachael, Tara, Debbie and Shisarna


Enrolling new patients


This practice is enrolling new patients.

You will be put on a wait list until spots become available 


Enrolled Patient Fees

Under 14 yearsFree
14-17 years$35.00
18-24 years$48.00
25-44 years$49.50
45-64 years$49.50
65+ years$45.00

Walk-in service surcharge M-F $5 and Saturdays $10. Enrolled and casual 


8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Note: Saturday  - urgent walk-in clinic for casual & enrolled patients, weekend operational hours are subject to change.  CLOSED SATURDAY UNTILL FURTHER NOTICE

Sunday & Public Holidays - Closed.

After Hours:

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

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

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…


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…



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…


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…


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…


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…


Immigration Medicals

Applicants for New Zealand visas may be required to provide medical and chest x-ray certificates to demonstrate an acceptable standard of health. Immigration New Zealand uses eMedical, an online platform…


Wheelchair Access


Contact Details

8:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

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42 Girven Road
Mount Maunganui
Bay Of Plenty 3116

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Street Address

42 Girven Road
Mount Maunganui
Bay Of Plenty 3116

Postal Address

PO Box 10022
Mount Maunganui 3152

This page was last updated at 12:45PM on May 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by The Doctors Bayfair.