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.
|Mon – Fri||8:30 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sat||9:00 AM – 12:00 PM|
Closed on Public holidays and Sunday
Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 28 Dec. Open 29 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 3 Jan. Open 4 Jan — 7 Jan.
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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.
(06) 761 8144
(06) 761 8140
Free Phone: 0800 367 232
26 Napier Street
26 Napier Street
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This page was last updated at 3:16PM on June 21, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Opunake Pharmacy.