Te Kainga o Whaiora

In pursuit of wellness
Whaiora MedicalWhaiora Community Services

Nau mai, haere mai.

Welcome to Whaiora

Whaiora offers a wide range of health and social services to our Wairarapa community, including:


A Very Low Cost Access (VLCA) Medical Centre for whānau Māori, Pasifika peoples and peoples, and people who have found it hard to afford or access healthcare.


A range of hauora (health and social) services to support the wellness of Wairarapa whānau. We provide these services to whānau and individuals living between Mt Bruce and the Remutaka Ranges. We can visit you in your home, and at no cost to you.

Repeat Script

Order your repeat script online

Stop Smoking

Stop smoking services

Medical Services

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Whaiora news

Medical Services

Our Medical Centre is open to our clients; however, we are working in a new way. Please ring first on 0800 494 246. If you have any COVID-19 symptoms please let us know when you call. We’ll make a plan together and advise you over the phone on the next steps.

Community Services

Our Community Services is open to our clients. Our kaimahi will continue to support you. They’ll be in contact with you either by phone, email or video link. 

Update your contact details

Help us to keep your records current by updating your information. We need to know if you have recently moved or changed your name, email address or phone number. We are also keen to know if you are a non-smoker, an ex-smoker or a current smoker.

Practice Plus

With Practice Plus, you’re only a few clicks away from a same day after-hours virtual Clinician consultation that suits you. We help tautoko (connect) you with trusted medical care quickly, as an after-hours extension to your regular medical centre team and Clinician.

Practice Plus is available weekdays 5pm-10pm and weekends/public holidays 8am-8pm.

To find out more about Pratice Plus follow the link: https://practiceplus.nz

Manage my health

We have introduced Manage My Health at Whaiora Medical Centre. Manage My Health is a way to access your health information online. Talk to us today to register for
Manage My Health.

To find out more about the origins of Manage My Health in New Zealand, click on this link: www.managemyhealth.co.nz