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Hardings Chemist and Post

Pharmacy Service


8:15 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling. Please call to book an appointment.


Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

How do I access this service?

Contact us, No appointment required, Anyone can access, Walk in

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Discounts available, Fees apply


8:15 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri 8:15 AM – 5:30 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (29 Mar), Easter Sunday (31 Mar), Easter Monday (1 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), King's Birthday (3 Jun), Matariki (28 Jun), Labour Day (28 Oct), Canterbury Anniversary (15 Nov).
Christmas: Open 18 Dec — 22 Dec. Open 22 Dec (8:15 AM – 5:00 PM). Closed 23 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 29 Dec. Closed 30 Dec — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 4 Jan (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM). Open 5 Jan (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access, Mobility parking space, Quiet, low sensory environment, Assistance to move around



Contact Details

8:15 AM to 5:30 PM.

167 Colombo Street
Canterbury 8023

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Street Address

167 Colombo Street
Canterbury 8023

Postal Address

167 Colombo Street, Christchurch 8023

This page was last updated at 4:48PM on December 3, 2023. This information is reviewed and edited by Hardings Chemist and Post.