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

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

Having a mammogram
Pamphlet
Having a mammogram
General information on the national breast screening programme. Revised December 2017. MoH code HE10102. Formerly titled "BreastScreen Aotearoa".
WOH0031
Being Breast Aware
Card
Being Breast Aware
Describes changes in your breast(s) that you should see your family doctor about as soon as possible
WOH0053
Screening for breast cancer
Pamphlet
Screening for breast cancer
Gives information on the BreastScreen Aotearoa programme, including how to join, and the benefits and potential risks. Revised August 2017. MoH code HE1210.
WOH0140

Featured older people's health resources: Rauemi hauora kaumātua

Late Life Depression
Pamphlet
Late Life Depression
Discusses depression in older people, its causes and signs, grief, those at risk and what an individual can do when feeling depressed. In larger easy to read font size.
OLP0003
Ageing Well
Booklet
Ageing Well
Gives general health and care information for older people. Revised March 2017. MoH code HE1148.
OLP0007
Looking out for one another
Pamphlet
Looking out for one another
Gives information on recognising social isolation and loneliness in friends, family and yourself. Also gives suggestions for older adults on how to stay socially connected, and where to go for help.
OLP0015

Featured hygiene resources: Rauemi akuaku

Brush Up on Healthy Teeth!
Sheet
Brush Up on Healthy Teeth!
Revised August 2019. Gives information on which toothpastes for children meet the recommended level of fluoride from the Ministry of Health.
HYG0018
Stopping the spread of germs at home
Sheet
Stopping the spread of germs at home
Gives suggested healthy habits that can protect everyone from getting germs or spreading germs at home.
HYG0049
Are you giving germs a hand?
Sheet
Are you giving germs a hand?
Shows types of disease-causing germs that can be carried on your hands, as well as the easiest ways to prevent the spread of germs: wash and dry your hands correctly or use hand sanitiser.
HYG0062

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