8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
FREE PRESCRIPTIONS (Conditions apply)
Free prescriptions apply to all fully government funded medicines, whereby prescriptions must be written by GP or NZ public hospitals. Partly funded medicines, non funded medicines and specialist prescriptions are not applicable in the FREE prescription service.
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
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
|Mon – Fri||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Sat||8:30 AM – 12:30 PM|
After Hours Pharmacy:
Unichem Medi-Centre Pharmacy
Open until 10pm
7 Days a week
365 Days a Year
Phone: 09 838 8404
Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
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…
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…
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.
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…
Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aides e.g. nicotine gum.
Other Pharmacy Services
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…
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…
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…
We do passport photos for all countries including ID photos and for visa applications. There is the option of emailed photos (for electronic/online applications) as well as printed photos or…
Free Hearing Test
This pharmacy has a Triton hearing test machine for patients to self-conduct their own hearing test. No bookings necessary.
- Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine
- Influenza (flu) vaccine
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
- 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…
Influenza (flu) vaccines
This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…
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(09) 951 5333
(09) 838 1006
4/8 Pioneer Street
4/8 Pioneer Street
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This page was last updated at 10:52AM on June 8, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Unichem Waiora Pharmacy.