Other places in the community that offer hepatitis C tests

Hepatitis C tests may also be available from community based health professionals in places other than in general practice or hospital. See below for details about services in each DHB region.

DHB region: Northern

Community Alcohol and Drug services (weekly clinics)

  • North: 44 Taharoto Rd, Takapuna
  • West: 1st Floor, 1 Trading Place, Henderson
  • Central: 1st Floor, 409 New North Rd, Kingsland - Last Thursday of Month 10am-12pm
  • South: Building 4, 17 Lambie Drive, Papatoetoe, Auckland - Second Thurs of Month 9 -3pm

Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (weekly clinic)

  • Pittman House, 50 Carrington Road, Pt Chevalier, Auckland - Wednesday 1:30-4pm

Calder Centre Liver Clinic

  • 23 Union Street, Auckland CBD - Tuesday 9:30am- 12:30pm

Central Needle Exchange (2 days per week) - Operating as Auckland Central Liver Clinic

  • 10 East Street, Newton, Auckland - Monday 1:30pm-4:30pm and Thursday 11:30am-4:30pm

Point of Care Pilot within 7 West and North Auckland Pharmacies (until mid-2019)

  • Kelston Pharmacy, 2 West Coast Road, Glen Eden                                                  
  • Ranui Pharmacy, 421 Swanson Road, Ranui
  • Medicentre Pharmacy, 131 Lincoln Road, Henderson
  • Life Pharmacy Henderson, Westcity Mall, Shop 107, 7 Catherine St, Henderson
  • Life Pharmacy Glenfield,  75 Bentley Avenue, Glenfield
  • Birkdale Pharmacy, 164 Birkdale Road, Birkdale
  • Massey Unichem Pharmacy, 396 Don Buck Road, Massey

DHB region: Midland

Hepatitis C tests and Point of Care tests are offered in all Needle Exchanges at the Nurse Clinic held once a month along with some mental health and addiction providers and pharmacies.

Needle Exchanges in the Midland Region.

Contact peer supports at the Needle Exchanges for more information

  • Bay of Plenty - Mount Manganui. 21 Totara St, Mt Maunganui
  • Lakes – Rotorua. 1478 Hinemoa St, Rotorua
  • Taranaki - New Plymouth. 25 Eliot St, New Plymouth
  • Waikato – Hamilton. 16 Vialou St, Hamilton

Mental health and addiction providers

  • Hauora Tairawhiti - Mental Health and Addictions
  • Taranaki - Mental Health and Addictions
  • Opioid Substitute Treatment Services – Rotorua


  • Hauora Tairawhiti – Gordons Pharmacy
  • Hauora Tairawhiti - Pharmacy53

General Practices - Point of Care tests are also offered at some general practices in Hauora Tairāwhiti:

  • Matakaoa Community Health Centre
  • Ruatoria Community Health Centre
  • Tawhiti Clinic  (in Te Puia Hospital)
  • Tokomaru Bay Community Health Centre
  • Uawa Community Health Centre
  • De Latour Medical Centre

DHB region: Central

Hepatitis C tests and Point of Care Tests are offered in all Needle Exchanges at the Nurse Clinic once a month.

Needle Exchange Clinics in the Central Region include:

  • Wellington - 233a Willis St - Fourth Friday of the month 1pm – 4pm
  • Wairarapa - 17a Hope St, Masterton - Fourth Wednesday of the month 10am - 1pm
  • Palmerston North - 81 Grey St - Third Wednesday of the month 10am – 1pm
  • Whanganui - 9 Churton St - Fourth Tuesday of the month 10am – 1pm
  • Napier - 20a Dunlop St, Onekawa - Second Tuesday of the month 11am – 2pm

DHB region: South Island

Hepatitis C tests are offered in the following places:


  • Community Clinic - Walk in
  • Christchurch Needle Exchange - Walk in via Community Clinic
  • Christchurch Opioid Recovery Service - Walk in Thursdays and by arrangement
  • Odyssey House - by arrangement
  • He Waka Tapu - by arrangement
  • Salvation Army Bridge Programme - by arrangement
  • City Mission - by arrangement
  • Nova Trust - by arrangement


  • Dunedin Needle Exchange - Tuesday afternoon
  • Community Alcohol and Drug Services - All new referrals are offered testing
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