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

Breastfeeding: A family affair in all cultures
Poster - A3
Breastfeeding: A family affair in all cultures
Promotes breastfeeding and how it is part of many cultures in NZ. Revised October 2017.
Breastfeeding Your Baby
Breastfeeding Your Baby
Available in Te Reo Māori and Pacific languages.
Clear, simple information on breastfeeding covering the nursing relationship, nutrition, latching on, feed frequency, and further help. Revised October 2013. MoH code HE2098.
Breastfeeding and Working
Breastfeeding and Working
Available in Pacific languages.
Gives information on how to make the transition back to work whilst breastfeeding. Reprinted April 2014. MoH code HE2106.

Featured influenza resources: Rauemi rewharewha

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.
Coping with Flu at Home
Coping with Flu at Home
Gives information on looking after those sick with the flu, including yourself. Includes ways to stop the flu from spreading to others.
Your flu can endanger patients
Your flu can endanger patients
Encourages health professionals to have the seasonal influenza vaccination.

Featured Pacific health resources: Rauemi hauora nga iwi Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa

Worried about gambling - Samoan
Worried about gambling - Samoan
Available in Chinese and Te Reo Māori. Gives useful advice and help if you are concerned about your own or someone else's gambling. Updated for 2016.
Tips for a Healthy Smile - Tongan
Tips for a Healthy Smile - Tongan
Free within our distribution area.
Gives information on how to keep your teeth healthy and good dental/oral health. Actual title: Ko e ngaahi poini eni kē ke muimui ki ai ka e mo'ui lelei ho nifo' mo ke malimali fiefia.
Healthy Heart visual food guide - Niuean
Healthy Heart visual food guide - Niuean
Limited to 20 copies per order. Order A3 poster version from www.heartfoundation.org.nz Shows heart-healthy proportions of foods to eat over a day. Actual title:  Kai fakalahi fua he fonua moe tau fua lakau.
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20

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