(09) 420 8400 Kaipara Medical Centre, 53 – 65 Commercial Road, Helensville, 0875 In an emergency call 111

Opening Hours


  • Weekdays (excluding Wednesday): 8:30am - 5:00pm

  • Wednesdays: 8:30am - 6:30pm  

  • Saturday: CLOSED - Call 09 420 8400 for assistance

  • Nurses Clinic: Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm and alternate Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm 

  • Sunday and Public Holidays: CLOSED - Call 09 420 8400 for assistance.     

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Our team of GPs are on duty during normal business hours as follows: 

Dr Dean Foster Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm
Dr Kathryn Elcock

Monday 8:30am-12:00pm, Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm & Wednesday 9:00am-12:30pm

Beth Poi Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

After Hours / Emergency

  • In an emergency please call 111
  • For after hours call 09 420 8400

If you call after hours you will be put through to a triage nurse who will direct you to either the after-hours doctor on duty or emergency services.

The Kaipara Medical Centre has defibrillator equipment on site.

The community is reminded that Kaipara Medical Centre is not an Accident and Emergency Centre. 

For trusted online GP appointments when we are not available try CareHQ

If you need an appointment or to talk to a GP when we are unable to see you, you might like to use CareHQ. This is a trusted online GP consultation service, where real doctors can be accessed via your smartphone, tablet or computer.  For more information visit www.carehq.co.nz or download the CareHQ app from the App store and follow the sign up instructions.


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