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Akaroa Pharmacy

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RATs collection Mon-Fri 11am-3pm - please follow the signs at the door for collection


9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 testing

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.

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

Rapid antigen tests (RATs) can be ordered and then collected at this site by:

  • people with COVID-19 symptoms or who are a household contact
  • critical workers who are household contacts
  • border workers who are required to be tested under the Required Testing Order.

Before going to a collection site, you must place an order via OR free call 0800222478


9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Sat9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

After Hours: 021 100 4269

Weekend hours may vary between summer to winter. Call to confirm.

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Matariki (24 Jun, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Canterbury Anniversary (11 Nov, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Good Friday (7 Apr, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (9 Apr, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM).



Contact Details

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

55 Beach Road
Akaroa 7520

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55 Beach Road
Akaroa 7520

This page was last updated at 11:46AM on April 6, 2022.