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.

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

Ph +64 3 307 6902
Fax +64 3 307 8081

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

Stay Clean As - Children
Poster - A2
Stay Clean As - Children
Revised June 2017. Promotes key messages on basic hygiene. Suitable for use in schools. MoH code HE1125. Formerly titled "Clean As."
Stopping the spread of germs at home
Stopping the spread of germs at home
Gives suggested healthy habits that can protect everyone from getting germs or spreading germs at home.
Wash and dry your hands for 20 seconds
Wash and dry your hands for 20 seconds
Gives advice on the importance of washing hands for 20 seconds with soap and running water, and also drying hands thoroughly for another 20 seconds. MoH code HE2525.

Featured immunisation resources: Rauemi tuku awhikiri

Immunise during pregnancy
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". Previously classified as MED0246.
Immunise your child on time
Immunise your child on time
Revised May 2017. Download in other languages from www.healthed.govt.nz Information for parents and caregivers, including the recommended ages for babies to receive their immunisations. MoH code HE1327. Previously classified as MED0148.
Has your teen missed any immunisations?
Poster - A3
Has your teen missed any immunisations?
Revised February 2017. Encourages parents and caregivers to check their teenager''s immunisation status and to talk to their health professional if they need to catch up. MoH code HE2501. Previously classified as MED0243.

Featured adolescent health resources: Rauemi hauora rangatahi

Teenagers, technology and sleep
Teenagers, technology and sleep
Gives ideas to help parents support their teenager through the trickier parts of growing up.
All about growing up
All about growing up
Contains information and activities for families to use with young people about the emotional, physical and social aspects of puberty. Designed for use with young people living with a mild to moderate intellectual disability.
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20
How to Get Heard
How to Get Heard
Gives ideas and places to start talking to your parents or the other people you live with about the hard things.

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