Matakaoa Community Health Centre

The Matakaoa Community Health Centre in Te Araroa is open every day for nurse appointments and clinics.

Matakaoa Community Health Centre in Te Araroa is open weekdays from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Dr Margaret Charles, is available in the clinic Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for appointments.

Patients can also make appointments, Monday to Friday to see Rural Health Nurse (RHN) Beryl Waikari or Practice Nurse (PN) Nicola Swann 

Services provided (but not limited to), to help with your healthcare needs include:

  • Immunisations
  • Cervical Smears
  • ACC Consultations
  • Quit Smoking
  • Palliative Care 
  • Arthritis
  • Maternity (Pregnancy)
  • Podiatry (Foot care)

Patients can also make appointments to see the clinic Kaiawhina, Lesley (Moko) Williams. Like all kaiawhina, Moko can help with a range of parenting and or family health issues by offering practical support and education. Kaiawhina (Maori health workers) regularly work in their own communities and have strong links with local iwi (tribal group).

Receptionist, Robyn Ngatai, will take care of your appointment bookings and help you with paperwork.

For after hours service, please ring Te Puia Hospital on (06) 864 6803 where there will be a nurse or a doctor to help you.

Alternatively you can ring Healthline 24  hours a day, seven days a week, on 0800 611 116 for free advice from trained registered nurses. Healthline nurses are specialists in assessing and advising over the phone.

Contact Details

Matakaoa Community Health Centre

22 Paikea Street
Te Araroa  4087

PH:  (06) 864 4801
FAX: (06) 864 4009