Kia ora. Welcome to Hauora Tairāwhiti – previously Tairāwhiti District Health

Hauora Tairāwhiti funds and provides health care services across the Tairāwhiti region. We are a health board previously known as Tairāwhiti District Health. 

Gisborne Hospital is one of the health services provided by Hauora Tairāwhiti.


If you are feeling sick or get injured

1. During Rhythm & Vines concert hours
Go to the big green St Johns tent close to the main entrance. St Johns and other staff are onsite while the music is playing.

2. Call Healthline 0800 611 116 for medical advice 24/7 

3. Visitors to Gisborne.
Three Rivers Medical 75 Customhouse St
Open 8am-8pm weekdays, 9am-6pm weekends & public holidays 9am-12pm Xmas Day
ALL VISITORS WELCOME Call 06 867 7411 before coming in.

4. Urgent Pharmacies
David Moore Pharmacy - 75 Customhouse St
Open 8am-8pm weekdays, 8am-6pm weekends & public holidays. 3pm-5pm Xmas Day

Pharmacy 53 - Cnr Ballance St & Ormond Rd.
Open 8am-7pm weekdays 9am-6pm weekends and public holidays.

5. If it's an Emergency
For serious illness or injury - dial 111 and ask for an ambulance or go to the Gisborne Hospital Emergency Department.
Open 24/7. Your illness or injury will be assessed. People are seen in the order of the seriousness of their condition; not in the order that they arrive.
If it’s not an emergency it won’t be treated like one. You may be in for a long wait!

6. For Emergency dental care
Gisborne A&E Dental 136 Ormond Road
Open 9am-1pm 7 days a week including Xmas Day ALL VISITORS WELCOME Call 06 929 1614 

Here are the opening hours for all Medical Centres and Pharmacies in Tairāwhiti this Christmas New Year 2017/18

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