Ngā Kākano Family Practice will not be accepting any new enrolments from 14 August. Registrations with the Practice will be closed until further notice

Nga Kakano Foundation Christmas Closedown Notice


  • 12 Mid-day, Thursday 24 December 2020
  • Re-opens 08:00am Tuesday 29 December 2020
  • Closes 12 Mid-day, Thursday 31 December 2020
  • Re-opens 08:00am Tuesday 06 January 2021

Should you need assistance while the Clinic is closed, please call NKF After Hours (07 5730 660 or alternatively go to Accident & HealthCare 2nd Ave, Tauranga


  • 12 mid-day, Wednesday 23 December 2020
  • Re-opens 09:00am Tuesday 06 January 2021

All referrals to the service will be forwarded to Tauranga Hospital CAMH’s during the closedown.
Should you need urgent assistance during closedown please phone the Tauranga Hospital Crisis Service.

Thanking you all for your support during the year. Wishing all our patients and clients a safe and enjoyable Christmas – New Year with your whanau.


Due to the high volume of patient and client demand, we are doing things differently. Please read below for details.

Please call 07 573-0660 or text 027 554 1118 if you need a doctors or nurse appointment. All initial appointments are virtual by phone. Do not come to the Clinic unless the GP has asked you to come in.  

Repeat prescriptions can be requested online (see link above) or by choosing option 1 when you call us on 07 573-0660.  Please note the processing time is 48 hours for requests.

Kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui 

Tēnā koe! Welcome

Mā te mātauranga kia tipu ako ake ngā rangatiratanga, a ngā tikanga otira te whānau
Building futures through knowledge, leadership, tikanga and whānau

Ngā Kākano has been serving the health needs of whānau for over 30 years. We provide 15 services and programmes that strengthen whānau health, wellness and quality of living. Ngā Kākano services and programmes are available to Māori and non-Māori of all age groups. We are here to assist you and your whānau to be as healthy as possible.

Ahakoa teitei te maunga ka taea te piki, ahakoa nunui ngā ngaru o te tai, ka pakaru te ihu iti o te waka.

Your health is important to us!
Together, no matter how high the  mountain we can scale it. No matter how high the waves of the sea the  prow of the little canoe will break through it.
When you use the services of Ngā Kākano, you are protected by the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights.

You can also view more about your Rights HERE:

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