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.

CALD Wellbeing - Malaysian A3 Poster (MNH0191B).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

Diabetes and Healthy Food Choices
Diabetes and Healthy Food Choices
Limited to 25 per order. Download or order in Simplified Chinese from www.diabetes.org.nz Looks at how eating healthy food is an important part of self managing diabetes. Revised September 2014.
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 25
Gives information on pre-diabetes including meal and eating plan ideas.
Behind the hype: Sweeteners
Behind the hype: Sweeteners
Gives information to take some of the mystery out of artificial and intense sweeteners. Covers what sweeteners are and why they're added to food.

Featured men's health resources: Rauemi hauora tane

The Blokes
The Blokes' Book
Revised for 2015 - rebuild edition.
A comprehensive guide to health issues affecting men.
Men's Health: Signs and symptoms
Gives information for men on the signs and symptoms to watch out for, and that they need to see a doctor about addressing.
Men and Depression
Men and Depression
Looks at why depression is different for men, signs and symptoms, treatment available, helping yourself and getting help when feeling depressed.

Featured water resources: Rauemi wai

Are you drinking enough?
Are you drinking enough?
Free within our distribution area. Gives ways to increase your fluid intake. Price: $1.00 each (plus postage and packaging).
Benefits of drinking water
Benefits of drinking water
Gives information on the different benefits of water for our body. Part of the Switch to Water campaign by the NZ Dental Association.
Hydrate yourself with water
Hydrate yourself with water
Gives tips on how to keep your body hydrated with water. Part of the Switch to Water campaign by the NZ Dental Association. Actual title: Avoid tooth decay and excess calories by switching your sugary drinks to water.

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