The Doctors Tikipunga

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We are a long established general practice in Tikipunga, Whangarei and we're proud to provide our local community health care and advice. We have female and male doctors available, plenty of parking and wheelchair access. There are a number of languages spoken: Te Reo Maori, NZ Sign Language and English.  We are also proud to be Cornerstone Accredited.

Book an appointment online

We are excited to be able to offer you the Manage My Health (MMH) online portal to:

  • Request repeat scripts 
  • Book appointments with Doctors 
  • Access test results 

Please contact us directly to start your registration. Then click here for How to Use It and How to Register. You can click here to go directly to the portal to register with us.

Our services

  • General health and wellness
  • Minor surgery
  • Immunisations
  • Womens Health
  • Chronic disease management

Other Specific Services

  • Social Worker
  • Health Coach
  • Travel Medicine
  • Aclasta infusions

Additional Health Businesses Onsite

  • Pharmacy very close by


Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed on public holidays

Payment Options

Payment is due on the day of appointment. We accept cash, cheque, eftpos and credit card payments.
NB: All prices are subject to change without prior notice

Patient Charges

Enrolled Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $13 $13
18+ years $19 $19

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

Casual Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $40 $20
18+ years $80 $65

Nurse consultation fees are free for 0-13 years and $16 for 14+ years

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

ACC Enrolled Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years
17+ years

Nurse consultation fees for 0-13 years are free. Fees for 14-17 is $10 and 17+ years are $16.

Acupuncture ACC consultations (30 minutes) $19.00.  

Acupuncutre non ACC (30 minutes) is $50

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

ACC Casual Patient Fees

Age Standard CSC
0-13 years FREE FREE
14-17 years $40 $40
18+ years $80 $80

Nurse consultation fees for all age groups are $16.00

Fees effective from 1 July 2019


Age Standard CSC
Repeat Prescriptions $16 $16
Same Day Prescriptions $25 $25

Fees effective from 1 July 2019

Nurse Consultations

Standard Nurse Consultation $16.00 - additional services are ADDED ON to the nurse consultation charge as follows :

Blood Pressure Check $16.00

Injections $16.00

Smear $21.00

Spirometry $40

Dressing - small NON ACC $10, Dressing - large NON ACC $20

Depo Provera $20

Liquid Nitrogen $16

Pregnancy Test $18

Moca $20

Standalone Services offered by Nurses

Prescription $16

Prescription same day $25

Post Discharge Support $20

Travel Consult with a nurse $40


Our Doctors

  • Dr Richard Davis - General Practitioner: Vocationally Registered
  • Dr John Benton - General Practitioner: General
  • Dr SuAnn Loo - General Practitioner 
  • Dr Geraldine Freegard - General Practitioner (starts Dec 2019)
  • Dr Daniel Unkel - General Practitioner
  • Dr Helen Davis - General Practitioner

Enrolment Information

We are taking on new enrolments.  The benefits of enroling are:

•    We send you reminders and recalls for important health management
•    Pay less to see the doctor
•    Pay less for prescriptions (for subsidised medicines prescribed by your doctor)
•    Make Appointment bookings by phone or use ManageMyHealth

Simply ask at reception or download our enrolment form below. Complete all the sections and send back to us by email, post, fax or bring it in with you.  You need to bring in an original photo ID document (e.g. Drivers’ License, Birth Certificate, Passport, or Passport + Visa if not born in NZ or Australia) before your first visit - call our team to find out.  The first appointment for a new patient is 15 minutes with a nurse, and 30 minutes with a GP.  The cost of this first appointment is $50.00. 


Latest News

Our opening hours over the holiday are:

Tuesday 24th December                  closing 3.30pm

Wednesday 25th December             closed

Thursday 26th December                 closed

Friday 27th and Monday 30th Tuesday are normal days open 8am till 5pm

31st  December                                 closing 4pm

1st  and 2nd January                         closed

For After Hours emergency care please call White Cross on 09-470 1083



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