Contact Us


310 Manchester Street
New Zealand

PO Box 1475
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 364 1777

Mon to Fri 8am - 5pm

Mid Canterbury

Elizabeth Street (use Gate 5)
New Zealand

PO Box 110
Ashburton 7740
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 307 6902


South Canterbury

18 Woollcombe Street
New Zealand

PO Box 510
Timaru 7940
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 687 2600

Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm

West Coast

3 Tarapuhi Street
New Zealand

PO Box 443
Greymouth 7840
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 768 1160

Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5pm

Using the online contact forms

Note: Mailboxes receiving submitted contact forms are not monitored when our offices are closed. This includes over the weekend, on public holidays and during the Christmas/New Year period.

Please call your local office for details on how to contact staff on call for queries requiring an urgent public health response.

To email a staff member, place a dot between their first name and surname, and then add (for example Please note that some staff may also have a number after their surname.

Contact your nearest office to speak to a staff member who may be help with your situation or answer your question.

Community and Public Health becoming part of the new National Public Health Service

The New Zealand health system transition began on 1st July 2022.

Community and Public Health will become part of the new National Public Health Service (NPHS) within Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand. Our staff will continue to provide the same services until further notice.

Visit the Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury website for information on other divisions or departments (formerly the Canterbury District Health Board), including the Public Health Nursing Service, and School and Community Dental Services.

Community and Public Health stopped providing an Elderly Falls Prevention programme from 1st January 2009.
Find out about the community based Falls Prevention Programme – provided by Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury.

Visit the Te Whatu Ora website for the contact details of other parts of the new National Public Health Service.

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Page last updated: 07/12/2023

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