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Life Pharmacy Pakuranga

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Today

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

We offer the Pfizer vaccine, COMIRNATY, to all those eligible to be vaccinated.
Walk-ins are accepted, though availability may be reduced towards the end of the day. Ensure your dose by making an appointment through the BookMyVaccine website.

If you do not have an NHI (National Health Index) number, we are more than happy to create one for you so you can recieve a vaccination. In this situation, we recommend bringing a form of official ID so that your records are registered and entered correctly.

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record
  • Please note that official ID may be requested by businesses upon presentation of a Vaccine Pass.

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

Description

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.

Dispensary Manager

Peter Guthrie and Vicky Chan

Hours

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Mon – Sat9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Hours may change during the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information, contact the pharmacy directly at (09) 576 8074.

Public Holidays: Closed Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr). Open Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Auckland Anniversary (30 Jan, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Matariki (14 Jul, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

English, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Mandarin Chinese

Services Provided

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

We offer the Pfizer vaccine, COMIRNATY, to all those eligible to be vaccinated.
Walk-ins are accepted, though availability may be reduced towards the end of the day. Ensure your dose…

More

My Vaccination Documents - get in person

Our service can help you request and print the following documents:

  • My Vaccine Pass
  • International Travel Vaccination Certificate
  • Your vaccination record
  • Please note that official ID may be requested by…

    More

Face Mask Exemption Pass - get in person

Our service can assist you to print and apply for a Face Mask Exemption Pass.

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.

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…

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Medicines use review service (MURS)

Medicines Use Review Service enables community pharmacists to work with people who are on complex medicine regimens or have difficulty managing their medications. Our pharmacists are MUR accredited and can…

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Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients

Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…

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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…

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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…

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Disability aids

Incontinence products

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccinations. Many pharmacies will vaccinate children – call the pharmacy to check first.

Flu vaccinations are free for…

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Specialised wound care

Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.

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.

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.

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…

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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…

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Needle exchange service

This pharmacy is part of the needle exchange service and is happy to assist with the disposal of unwanted sharps in a safe, hygienic manner and provide clean needles for…

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Vaccines

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine (Tdap)
  • Influenza (flu) vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • Meningococcal vaccine
  • Varicella zoster (shingles) vaccine

Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

This service has staff that are trained and authorised to give MMR vaccines. The MMR vaccination is free for people aged from 16 to 49 years (inclusive).

Hepatitis C Pharmacy Test and Treat

The pharmacy is contracted to manage hepatitis C in consultation with the patient. This involves an initial finger-prick test for hepatitis C. If the test is positive, the pharmacy will…

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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.

Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access
  • A longer appointment time
  • Support to make decisions
  • Assistance to move around
  • More space to move around

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Parking

Free parking at Pakuranga Mall. 

Region

East Auckland

Contact Details

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Pakuranga Plaza (next to Countdown supermarket)
Corner Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road
Pakuranga
Auckland 2140

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Street Address

Pakuranga Plaza (next to Countdown supermarket)
Corner Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road
Pakuranga
Auckland 2140

Postal Address

PO Box 51 019
Pakuranga 2140

This page was last updated at 11:01AM on June 3, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Pakuranga.