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.
- 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.
|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|
|Counsellor (Windermere only)||10am-1pm|
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.
We have a range of support services on offer. Visit our Equity/Disability page for details.
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.
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.
Health Centre (Te Whare Hauora), Bongard Centre
Tuesdays, 8.30am–4.00pm (during term-time), Level 1
1st Floor, opposite reception