Christmas & New Years Holiday Hours

Christmas & New Years Holiday Hours

After a very busy year, the practice will be operating with reduced hours and limited services during the Christmas & New Year Holidays to give our staff a very deserved break to spend time with their friends and whānau.

The practice will be closing on Friday the 22nd of December at 4pm

We will be closed all statutory holidays & weekends. Below are our temporary operating hours.

Christmas Day CLOSED New Years Day CLOSED
Boxing Day CLOSED Day After New Year CLOSED
27th December 8.30am-3pm 3rd January 8.30am-3pm
28th December 8.30am-3pm 4th January 8.30am-3pm
29th December 8.30am-3pm 5th January 8.30am-3pm


We will to back to our usual business hours on Monday the 9th of January at 8.30am.


If you require prescriptions, please ensure all requests are sent to the practice by the 21st of December to give staff enough time to fulfill requests. Any requests sent through Manage my Health during our closure period may not be actioned until after the 9th of January.

North Avon Pharmacy will remain open 8.30am-6pm on business days to assist you with your medicine needs. They will only close on statutory holidays and weekends.

Where to seek medical help while we are closed:

Pegasus Health 24 Hour Surgery (After Hours)

Located: 401 Madras Street

Phone: 03 365 7777

Practice Plus (Dr Consult via Phone)

A new service offering virtual same day appointments, without the long wait time from the comfort of your own home (or holiday destination!)

Phone consults 8am-10pm Monday-Friday & 8am-8pm Weekends & Public Holidays

Please click on the picture below to take you straight to the Practice Plus website for further information.



Phone: 0800 611 116 for free advice from trained health professionals

Emergency Care

In an emergency call 111 or attend Waipapa Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department


Routine appointments for the New Year will be available to book via Manage my Health while the practice is closed.


Wishing you all a safe & happy Christmas and New Year!