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For emergencies please dial 111

After Hours & Weekends: A medical team will always be available 24/7, call 07 378 7060 and you will be connected directly to the available practice.

Important update:

Following our meeting this morning, Monday 15 November, we have decided the following:

We will continue with face to face appointments however, we encourage you to change it to a phone consult if possible. Please be assured that we will see you if you feel you need to be seen by a GP. Most of our other services will continue as usual including childhood immunisations, smears and COVID-19 vaccinations. The swab centre on 79 Miro Street is open again from 08.30am this morning. Please stay safe, get vaccinated, get tested and look after yourselves.

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available at Taupō Health Centre! 

We have dedicated COVID19 vaccination clinics on the following Tuesday evenings from 5.30pm to 7.30pm:

  • Tuesday, 16 November 2021
  • Tuesday, 23 November 2021
  • Tuesday, 30 November 2021
  • Tuesday, 07 December 2021
  • Tuesday, 14 December 2021
  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021

We also run a few clinics on the following Saturday mornings from 9am to 1pm:

  • Saturday, 20 November 2021
  • Saturday, 04 December 2021
  • Saturday, 18 December 2021

No bookings necessary, walk-ins welcome.

COVID-19 Update

Kia ora kotou katoa. Please see below for important announcements.

  • Auckland and parts of Waikato are in Alert Level 3 while the rest of New Zealand is in Alert Level 2.
  • If you have an urgent problem or are unwell, please phone us.
  • 50% of our appointments are face to face.
  • Appointments for phone consults remain in place.
  • If you have any cold like symptoms (cough, sore throat, runny nose, fever, fatigue) please stay at home. If you are unwell, please call us. In a health emergency call 111.
  • We have minimised the need for you to come into the surgery, and you can now get any form you need emailed to you, or sent directly to the lab or radiology department. All prescriptions will be directly sent to the pharmacy of your choice.
  • Please scan or sign in when you arrive and wear a facemask.
  • Please like our facebook page for updates:
  • If anyone is struggling, feeling overwhelmed, or has mental health concerns, you can book a phone consult with one of our great Health Improvement Practitioners ‘HIPs’, or call or text 1737 anytime, for support from a trained counsellor.

Need a same day/urgent appointment? If you don’t already have an appointment, and think you need to be seen, please call and we will add your name to our GP call back list for a phone call back that day. For any health emergencies please call 111.

Immunisations? Please call us to make an appointment.

Symptoms of COVID-19? Please call us to discuss, and don’t come in without phoning first.

The COVID Swab Centre is located at 79 Miro Street and open from 08.30am-3pm from Monday to Sunday. Please follow this link for the most up-to-date information

Thank you everyone for your support and understanding while we continue to keep our community safe.

Kia kaha.