Order resources from the Community Health Information Centre

CPH coverage mapThe Community Health Information Centre (CHIC) provides free health resources within the Community and Public Health geographical area covering:

  • Canterbury including Ashburton, Greater Christchurch, Selwyn, Waimakariri, Hurunui and Kaikoura Districts;
  • South Canterbury including MacKenzie, Timaru and Waimate Districts;
  • the West Coast including Buller, Grey and Westland Districts; and
  • the Chatham Islands.

This page is the gateway to ordering health resources online, including pamphlets, booklets and posters.

You can order up to 100 copies of any resource online, unless specified otherwise or if quantities are limited.

Find out more about online ordering and the delivery of your order.

Closure of the Christchurch Community Health Information Centre

Please be aware that the Christchurch CHIC will be closed during the week following Easter (23rd to 29th April).
Order processing will resume from Tuesday 30th April 2019.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this closure.

Other ways you can order resources

You can also order resources from CHIC via mail, fax and email.

You can also visit one of our centres in Ashburton, Timaru and Greymouth to view or order resources.

Unfortunately you cannot visit or drop in to the Christchurch CHIC to view or order resources.

Contact your local CHIC Office for more information:

CANTERBURY (Christchurch)
Ph +64 3 378 6721
Fax +64 3 379 6125

MID CANTERBURY (Ashburton)
Ph +64 3 307 6902
Fax +64 3 307 8081

SOUTH CANTERBURY (Timaru)
Ph +64 3 687 2600
Fax +64 3 688 6091

WEST COAST (Greymouth)
Ph +64 3 768 1160
Fax +64 3 768 1169

Ordering resources from outside our region

Some resources produced by Community and Public Health are available to those outside our coverage area, but you will need to pay for these items, including a postage charge.

Resources from the All Right? Campaign

The All Right? campaign is designed to help us think about our mental health and wellbeing.

All Right? is about helping people realise that they’re not alone, encouraging them to connect with others, and supporting them to boost their wellbeing.


Featured resources: Rauemi whakaatu

Free virtual national telehealth services for Kiwis
Pocket Resource
Free virtual national telehealth services for Kiwis
Limited to 20 copies per order. Gives contact information on the range of available National Telehealth Services - free and professional health, mental health and addictions advice and support.
MED0259
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20
Coping after a traumatic event
Sheet
Coping after a traumatic event
Available in other languages from www.health.govt.nz Gives advice for how to deal with the mental distress or grief after a traumatic event.
MNH0227
Advice on supporting your kids after a traumatic event
Sheet
Advice on supporting your kids after a traumatic event
Available in other languages from www.health.govt.nz Gives advice for how to help children deal with mental distress or grief after a traumatic event.
MNH0228

Featured immunisation resources: Rauemi tuku awhikiri

Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Pamphlet
Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Helpful information about influenza immunisation. Updated for 2017. Formerly "Don't let the flu knock you! Get immunised".
IMM0010
Immunise during pregnancy
Pamphlet
Immunise during pregnancy
Revised April 2018. Gives information about the immunisations recommended to protect mum and baby against serious diseases such as whooping cough and influenza. MoH code HE2503. Formerly titled "Immunise against whooping cough".
IMM0011
Immunise your child on time
Pamphlet
Immunise your child on time
Download in other languages from www.healthed.govt.nz Information for parents and caregivers, including the recommended ages for babies to receive their immunisations. Revised May 2017. MoH code HE1327.
IMM0012

Featured child health resources: Rauemi hauora tamariki

Danger Signals: Baby and Child Sickness
Flyer
Danger Signals: Baby and Child Sickness
Shows the warning signs of illness in a young child who needs medical attention. Revised June 2015. MoH code HE4240.
CHH0005
Ear infections, earache and glue ear
Pamphlet
Ear infections, earache and glue ear
Temporarily out of stock Gives information on ear infections, earache and glue ear in children, including what these conditions are, how to treat them, and how to prevent them. Revised December 2016. MoH code HE1414. Previously titled "Glue Ear Taringa Hoi".
CHH0012
Tips for Under-fives
Booklet
Tips for Under-fives
Download in Te Reo Māori from www.skip.org.nz
Gives information on ages and stages, the temperament of your child, your parenting style and managing your own stress.
CHH0060

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