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Northland DHB Sexual Health Service

Public Service


17 Norfolk Street, Whangarei

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Dargaville Hospital

29 Rankin Street, Kaikohe


Sexual Health Services in Northland are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL
We provide:

  • Adult sexual abuse service: medical, physiological & social care.  Click here for information.
  • Sexual Health Screening 




-Hep B

-Hep C

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Emergency contraception
  • Diagnosis and management of sexually transmitted infections and other related conditions (including Genital Warts (HPV), Genital Herpes (HSV)
  • Sexual Health Counselling
  • Sexual health education for clients and health professionals
  • Contraceptive advice


17 Norfolk Street, Whangarei

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Mon 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tue 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Wed 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu – Fri 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Men Only Clinic 

Tuesday 4:30PM - 6:30PM

Dargaville Hospital

Wed 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Drop-in Clinic only

29 Rankin Street, Kaikohe

Mon 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Drop-in Clinic only

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (22 Oct), Northland Anniversary (28 Jan), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (19 Apr), Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Easter Monday (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (3 Jun).

Referral Expectations

Appointments or ‘drop ins’ available. There is usually a minimal waiting time for an appointment.
You can either make an appointment (usually available within 0 – 2 days) or come to one of the drop in sessions (if the clinic is busy you may have to wait a while to be seen).

Common Conditions

  • Bacterial Vaginosis

    Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) a condition caused by overgrowth of bacteria that normally live in the vagina.… More

  • Candidiasis

    Candidiasis, or thrush, is caused by an overgrowth of a yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida.… More

  • Chlamydia

    Chlamydia is a very common infection of the mucous membranes (linings) of the male urethra, female cervix and sometimes the eye, rectum or throat.… More

  • Crabs (pubic lice)

    Crabs are very small insects which can infect the genital skin and cause itching.… More

  • Cystitis

    Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bacterial infection.… More

  • Genital Herpes

    Genital herpes is a common infection caused by a virus called herpes simplex.… More

  • Genital Warts

    Genital warts are caused by infection with human papilloma virus (HPV).… More

  • Gonorrhoea

    Gonorrhoea is caused by a bacterial infection of the mucous membranes (linings) of the male urethra, female cervix and sometimes the eye, rectum or throat.… More

  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus and is seen as small lumps with waxy, white centres.… More

  • Syphilis

    Syphilis is an uncommon disease in New Zealand but one that can be very serious if left untreated.… More

  • Trichomoniasis

    Trichomoniasis is caused by a small parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis.… More

  • Urethritis

    Urethritis is the term used to describe an inflamed urethra.… More


Useful Websites

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Information on Sexual Health 


Support Information / Groups 

Contact Details

17 Norfolk Street, Whangarei


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Dargaville Hospital


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29 Rankin Street, Kaikohe


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This page was last updated at 3:13PM on August 14, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Sexual Health Service.