Health Centres, Bongard Centre and Windermere Campus

Te Whare Hauora - Health Centre offers free healthcare and advice. There are also counselling and physiotherapist support services. Please refer to the timetable below for the hours.

Services Include

  • The treatment of minor injuries and health problems
  • Health screening (asthma, blood pressure, blood sugar checks)
  • Sexual health services (emergency contraception, pregnancy tests, STI checks, and smears (Windermere Campus only))
  • Stress management
  • Support with mental health issues
  • Health education and awareness
  • Smoking cessation support
  • Doctor on site at Windermere Campus weekly during term time

Te Whare Hauora Health Centre Timetable

See the contact information at the bottom of this page for general opening hours.

Note that all services below are open to all students of Toi Ohomai.

Health Professional Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Doctor (Windermere Campus)       10.00-12pm  
Kaitiaki Nurse: Windermere 8.30-4pm 8.30-4pm 8.30-4pm 8.30-4pm 8.30-4pm
Kaitiaki Nurse: Bongard   8.30-4pm      

Physio: Victor
(Windermere)

8am-12pm 1pm-5pm     8am-12pm
Physio: Livvie
(Windermere)
1pm-5pm   1pm-5pm    
Counsellor (Windermere only)   10am-1pm      

Counselling

Bay Counselling has a contract with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology to provide free, confidential counselling services where you can discuss personal or academic issues affecting your life.

The counsellors are available during term time (see timetable above) or you can make your own appointment with Bay Counselling directly Monday to Friday 8.00am–5:30pm.

Bay Counselling is at 68 Tenth Ave and you'll need your student ID to confirm an appointment. You can call them on 07 578 0959.

To make an appointment: The nurse can make an appointment for you and can also make you an appointment at Bay Counselling on 10th Ave.

Each student is entitled to 3 free sessions and if more help is needed the counsellor will refer you to the appropriate service. Please give 24 hours notice if cancelling so that another student can book in your place.

Equity/Disability

We have a range of support services on offer. Visit our Equity/Disability page for details.

Family Planning

The Family Planning nurse is no longer available on campus however Family Planning at 74 Tenth Ave can be contacted on 07 578 8539. They operate a number of ‘drop-in’ clinics and you can also book appointments.

Here on campus we can help you with a number of sexual health services so call in and have a chat with one of our kaitiaki nurses.

Physiotherapist

Body in Motion Physiotherapy is an accredited ACC Endorsed Provider. This means clients with injuries covered by ACC don't have to pay a surcharge when receiving treatment.

Body in Motion's physiotherapists have expertise in various fields including sports, spinal, and work injuries. Their qualified, caring treatment ensures their clients enjoy a full and speedy recovery from their injuries.

Body in Motion provides this service free, here on campus. To make an appointment please call their offsite reception on 07 927 3330 or talk to the kaitiaki nurse about a referral.


Helpful Links

Sexual Health  - www.familyplanning.org.nz
Quit Smoking - http://www.quit.org.nz
Ministry of Health - www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf
Depression - www.thelowdown.co.nz

Contact information

Health Centre (Te Whare Hauora), Bongard Centre

07 571 0190 ext. 8551

027 618 9997

Tuesdays, 8.30am–4.00pm (during term-time), Level 1

1st Floor, opposite reception

Health Centre (Te Whare Hauora), Windermere Campus

07 571 0190 ext. 8756

027 618 9997

Monday–Friday, 8.30am – 4.00pm

Dr. Matilda Lawrence, visiting campus doctor, available Thursdays 10.00am – 12.00pm

Buildings L2 and L3