Tawhiti Clinic in Te Puia Hospital

Tawhiti Clinic is Te Puia’s general practice which operates three days a week within Te Puia Hospital.

Patients living in or near Te Puia Springs can see a GP at Tawhiti Clinic by coming in to reception at Te Puia Hospital.

The clinic is open three days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Patients can see Ngati Porou Hauora GPs Helen Gardyne or Akindele Ojo who generally work week about, and bring with them years of experience and dedication.

They are supported by clinic team leader who can help patients with:

  • Immunisations
  • Cervical smears
  • ACC consultations
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Quit smoking
  • Arthritis
  • Maternity
  • Podiatry (feet)


Reception/Administrator Rawinia Campbell will take care of your appointment and help you with paperwork.

If you ring after hours you will be put through to Te Puia Hospital 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

Tawhiti Clinic in Te Puia Hospital

4 McKenzie St
Te Puia Springs

Phone (06) 864 6803
Fax (06) 864 1025