Health and wellbeing

Health Nurse

If you have concerns or questions about general health and wellbeing needs, e.g., not sleeping, eating, relationships, or if your needs are more specific, e.g., asthma, epilepsy, pregnancy, STI, contraception, there are arrangements by which we can offer information, advice and support so you can make informed decisions.

Pic Neilson is available at the Greymouth Campus.  Drop in to see Pic or contact the Student Services Officer to make an appointment.


Students who wish to access the doctor at a reduced rate need to enrol with one of the listed Medical Centres and show their Student ID card each time they visit.  For cheaper prescriptions apply to Work and Income for a Community Services Card.

Greymouth: Greymouth Medical Centre, 153 Tainui Street, Greymouth, Telephone 03 7699300

Westland: Westland Medical Centre, 54A Sewell Street, Hokitika, Telephone 03 755 8180

Westport: Buller Medical Health, 45 Derby Street, Westport, Telephone 03 788 9277

Wanaka: Aspiring Medical Centre, 23 Cardrona Valley Rd, Wanaka, Telephone 03 443 0725

Auckland MAINZ students may visit The Fono Medical Centre doctors/nurses at a reduced rate. Registration is required and appointments must be booked in advance– please show your MAINZ ID card

Christchurch MAINZ students may visit Moorhouse Medical Centre at reduced rates- please show your MAINZ ID card.  To make an appointment or for more information call 03 365 7900.

Sexual Health Clinics

Greymouth - Grey Base Hospital

Clinics are held Monday 2.30pm to 6pm at the Link Centre, 1st Floor, Grey Hospital.  Services include emergency contraceptive pills, condoms, pregnancy tests and sexually transmitted infections diagnosis and treatment.  Phone 03 768 7400 etxn 2874 during clinic hours only.


Clinic at Outpatients, Buller Hospital, Westport, on appointments available on Wednesdays 10.30 -11.30 am then drop in clinic until 4.30pm.  Telephone 03 788 9030 extn 8756 during clinic hours only.

West Coast Primary Health Organisation (PHO)

Free sexual health checks and contraception are available for all under 22-year-olds who are enrolled with a GP in New Zealand at all general practices and rural nurse clinics on the West Coast.  For information about where your nearest clinic is please call the West Coast PHO on 03 768 6182.

Auckland Sexual Health Services

Clinic providing free sexual health checks (charges may apply to non NZ residents) are located in Greenlane, Glenfield, Mangere and Henderson.  To make an appointment, or for more information call 0800 739 432 or visit


The Christchurch Hospital Sexual Health clinic provides a free and confidential sexual health service, for more information or to make an appointment call (03) 364 0485.


Sexual Health and Family Planning Clinic, phone 03 443 1226

Southland Sexual Health Services

Phone 0800 752 546, Southland Hospital

Family Planning Association - NZ

Free consultations for NZ residents aged under 22.

Community Service Card holder = $5.00         Non Community Service Card holder = $27.00

Services include: Contraception, STI testing and treatment, cervical smear tests, pregnancy testing, abortion referral, PMS, HPV vaccination.

FPA Greymouth Clinic

Clinic hours are Monday 6-8pm, and Friday 9am to 2pm at the Link Centre, 1st Floor, Grey Hospital.  Phone 03 768 0895 for and appointment, phones are open from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.