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Lakes Care Day Night Pharmacy

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8:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

This pharmacy provides pre-departure RATs for people who are travelling. Please call to enquire. It is the traveller's responsibility to check the test requirements of the carrier and destination as they may vary.

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).


Lakes Care Pharmacy is open every day of the year including all public holidays from 8.30am till 9.30pm. 

We can help to support the health of your family; 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 to your pharmacy. There is no charge for this service.


Regular prescription charges apply. 

No extra surcharges on public holidays or for after hours services. 


8:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

Mon – Sun8:30 AM – 9:30 PM

Open on all public holidays from 8.30am till 9.30pm

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Labour Day (24 Oct, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Good Friday (7 Apr, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Easter Sunday (9 Apr, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM), Matariki (14 Jul, 8:30 AM – 9:30 PM).

Languages Spoken


Services Provided

Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…


Opioid Substitution Treatment Service

This pharmacy works alongside the DHB Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone or Suboxone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been…


Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C

This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…


Smoking cessation

Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.

Weprovide FREE initialconsultation for people to quitsmoking, provisionof NRT (viaPharmacschedule) and option to referonto PHO SmokingCessationCo-ordinator.


Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

Blister packs

This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…


Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…


Incontinence products

Medicine & needles disposal service

Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…


Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.

Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Pharmacists are able to provide funded nicotine replacement therapy in the pharmacy, this includes Habitrol Patches, Habitrol Gum, and Habitrol Lozenges. 

Selected oral contraceptives

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply selected oral contraceptives (e.g. Levlen ED, Microgynon 20, Norimin, Cerazette, Noriday and more) for women between 16 and 52 who require contraception…


Gout  Management  and  Patient  Education 

Weprovide FREE goutmanagementconsultation to discusspainfulsymptomsofgout 

Wheelchair Access




Contact Details

8:30 AM to 9:30 PM.

1155 Tutanekai Street
Rotorua 3010

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Street Address

1155 Tutanekai Street
Rotorua 3010

Postal Address

PO Box 1151
Rotorua 3040

This page was last updated at 2:04PM on July 13, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Lakes Care Day Night Pharmacy.