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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

RATs Community Collection Site (Pre-order required)

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

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

Provides free face masks

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


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: 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), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM), Matariki (14 Jul, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM).

Services Provided

COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you have a prescription from your doctor or nurse)

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.



Contact Details

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

55 Beach Road
Akaroa 7520

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Street Address

55 Beach Road
Akaroa 7520

This page was last updated at 10:18AM on August 5, 2022.