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.

Christmas/New Year Hours for Community Health Information Centres

The last day to submit resource orders to ensure delivery before Christmas are:

  • Christchurch: Wednesday 19th December 2018 (closed from Friday 21st December);
  • Greymouth: Tuesday 18th December 2018 (closed from Monday 24th December); and
  • Timaru: Wednesday 19th December 2018 (closed from Monday 24th December).

All orders received after these dates will not be processed until your local CHIC re-opens in 2019:

  • Christchurch: Monday 14th January 2019;
  • Greymouth: Thursday 3rd January 2019; and
  • Timaru: Monday 7th January 2019.

The staff of the Community Health Information Centres wish you a safe and happy festive season.

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

Food Safety in the Home
Booklet
Food Safety in the Home
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Gives tips for safe food handling and storage at home. Revised June 2012.
SAF0019
Food Safety When You Have Low Immunity
Booklet
Food Safety When You Have Low Immunity
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Provides information on food safety those with conditions which affect immunity to illness.
SAF0117
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 10
Meet the Bugs
Pamphlet
Meet the Bugs
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Gives information on how to keep you and your food safe from foodbourne illnesses. Revised November 2013.
SAF0121
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 10

Featured gardening resources: Rauemi mahi māra

Safer and Healthier Gardening
Booklet
Safer and Healthier Gardening
Gives information on reducing risks when gardening. Reprinted February 2014. MoH code HE4605.
SAF0009
Preventing Legionnaires
Card
Preventing Legionnaires' Disease: Advice for gardeners
Revised October 2018. Gives information for gardeners about legionellosis (legionnaires' disease). Includes five simple steps to avoid catching the disease from potting mix or compost products.
SAF0036
Growing healthy little gardeners
Flyer
Growing healthy little gardeners
Gives health and safety information on gardening with children. Designed for use by parents, families and schools.
SAF0040

Featured summer resources: Rauemi raumati

Be SunSmart
Card
Be SunSmart
Promotes the five SunSmart steps to protect skin and eyes from UV radiation.
SAF0037
Before you take to the water...
Flyer
Before you take to the water...
Gives guidelines on how to prevent the spread of bugs and infections in the water at public or private swimming pools. Reprinted February 2014. MoH code HE9037.
SAF0049
Keeping Healthy Outdoors
Pamphlet
Keeping Healthy Outdoors
Revised May 2017. Reprinted June 2017. Gives health and safety information for people who enjoy picnicking, camping, tramping or walking outdoors. MoH code HE1216.
SAF0081

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