Our People

Our team of healthcare professionals and support staff are here to help you achieve your optimum health. Doctors and practice nurses are available at the medical centre seven days a week. To see your regular GP we strongly recommend you make an appointment between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday - call us or use Manage My Health service. 

We warmly welcome Paula Hadabora to “The Palms” Medical Centre where she will practicing monthly. Paula is a Nutritionist, Naturopath, and Medical Herbalist,  with a passion in the management of chronic health issues whether in children or adults, focusing on prevention and aiming for long term good health .  Paula will be offering a comprehensive health assessment, covering all symptoms, health issues and dietary factors.  To follow an individualised careplan will be discussed, with recommendations made on nutrition, lifestyle, and appropriate supplementation if needed.  Follow-up consultations are booked as progress is monitored, depending the individual's health situation.

Meet our team: 

Doctors
Dr Wayne Hayter BMBS, Dip RACOG,FRNZCGP  - CEO and Clinical Director
Dr Prem Kumar MBBS,DCH,MD,FRNZCGP,Pg Dip MSM,AIDD
Dr Joseph Sami DSM, Dip Paeds, FRNZCGP
Dr Petrus Hanekom MB ChB FAFP MFam Med
Dr Shamse Shaheed MBBS, FRNZCUC
Dr Lynn Dawber MB ChB FRNZCGP
Dr Jai Sood MBBS MD FRACP
Dr Matthew Lo MB ChB - (speaks Cantonese)
Dr Janice Vermaak MBchB (SA)
Dr Nolo Hardy
Dr Les Motsatsi

Practice Nurses

Parani Howes (Nurse Manager), Laxman, Emma, Karin, Rebecca, Claire, Shannyn, Phil, Tayla, Brigid, Xiaowei, Nicola, David, Malia, Belinda, Gill, Jennifer, Sian and Steph.

Kaiawhina - Support

Lesley Mac

Immigration & Employment Medical Team

Gundula and Kim

Administration
Helen Drummond (Administration Team Leader), Joss, Taylor, Amy G and Amy W and Whaiora and our wonderful team of receptionists - Jeannine (Reception Team Leader), Lesley, Sharron, Beverley, Lynne, Dot, Bev, Julianne, Karen, Chris, Nic and Bev.