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8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

Our Covid vaccination clinic is open Thursday morning 9.30am to 1.30pm and Friday afternoon 1.30pm to 4.30pm.  We would prefer you to make a booking on www.bookmyvaccine.nz, and we will be taking limited numbers of walk-ins.  Waiting times may vary.

 

 

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
  • We can print you a paper vaccine pass for free, or laminate your pass for $3

Covid-19 testing

Testing for International Travel

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

PLEASE NOTE : We are NOT a Covid testing site.  If you have cough or cold symptoms DO NOT come into the pharmacy.  You need to go to the Taranaki DHB testing site on Tukapa St.

Description

We are a busy community pharmacy in Waitara, about 15 minutes north of New Plymouth city.

We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding professional medicine service. Some of our extra services include INR warfarin testing, flu vaccinations, ear piercing and passport photos. We stock a large range of natural health supplements and over-the-counter medicines. Our beauty ranges include Natio, Designer Brands and Thin Lizzy. A gift shop is within the pharmacy and stocks a huge selection of gifts for all occasion.

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, Walk in

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (24 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Taranaki Anniversary (13 Mar), Good Friday (7 Apr), Easter Sunday (9 Apr), Easter Monday (10 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (5 Jun).

Services Provided

Clozapine dispensing

It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…

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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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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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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…

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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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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.

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

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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Selected oral contraceptives

Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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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…

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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.

Vaccines

  • Influenza (flu) 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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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 those…

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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment

Our Covid vaccination clinic is open Thursday morning 9.30am to 1.30pm and Friday afternoon 1.30pm to 4.30pm.  We would prefer you to make a booking on www.bookmyvaccine.nz, and we will…

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
  • We can print you a paper vaccine pass for…

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COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you have a prescription from your doctor or nurse)

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

You will need a prescription from your doctor or nurse to receive the medication.…

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COVID-19 antiviral medicine (if you may be eligible but don’t have a prescription)

  • This pharmacy can deliver the medicine to your home free of charge

View the Ministry of Health website for information about COVID-19 antiviral medicine and who is eligible.

To receive the medication please call and talk to the pharmacist first, either immediately…

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COVID-19 Care in the Community

  • Home delivery of medicines
  • No co-payments for prescriptions for Covid-positive patients isolating at home

We are able to offer additional support and funded services to eligible people isolating at home due to COVID-19.

We offer local contactless delivery to households isolating with Covid. Please…

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Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

  • Wheelchair access

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

Taranaki

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

56 McLean Street
Waitara
Taranaki 4320

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Street Address

56 McLean Street
Waitara
Taranaki 4320

Postal Address

PO Box 44
Waitara 4346

This page was last updated at 1:28PM on July 26, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Waitara Pharmacy.