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.

Habit Sticker Sheet (MNH0176A).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

Snacks don
Snacks don't have to come in packets
Revised December 2016. Gives low-cost, tasty and easy to prepare snack options for the whole family.
Supermarket = Super Takeaways
Supermarket = Super Takeaways
Revised May 2016. Gives ideas for healthy and nutritious meals with ingredients from the supermarket that can be prepared faster than getting takeaways.
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.

Featured influenza resources: Rauemi rewharewha

Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Formerly "Don't let the flu knock you! Get immunised". Helpful information about influenza immunisation. Previously classified as MED0038.
Avoid flu during pregnancy
Avoid flu during pregnancy
Updated for 2016. Recommends that pregnant women get the seasonal flu vaccination, due to the increased risks to mother and baby. Previously classified as MED0222.
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.

Featured migrant health resources: Rauemi hauora tauiwi

Important Health Care Advice for People New to Canterbury
Important Health Care Advice for People New to Canterbury
Designed to help people new to Canterbury understand their eligibility for publicly-funded health services.
Caring for Teeth
Caring for Teeth
Looks at dental/oral health and care of teeth, including the importance of good diet in preventing cavities and tooth decay. Illustrated with short captions in English. Designed for new migrants. MoH code HE1524.
Culture: No excuse for abuse
Culture: No excuse for abuse
Download in Hindi, Korean, Punjabi or Traditional Chinese from www.areyouok.org.nz Gives information for migrant and refugee communities in NZ about family violence and abuse and where to get help.
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 10

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