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

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.
The Blokes
The Blokes' Book
Revised July 2018 - reboot edition. A comprehensive guide to health issues affecting men.
Men's Health: Check-ups
Encourages men to have a yearly check-up with a doctor, and gives a pre-visit health check-list.

Featured influenza resources: Rauemi rewharewha

Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Limited to 20 copies per order. Helpful information about influenza immunisation. Updated for 2017. Formerly "Don't let the flu knock you! Get immunised".
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20
Your flu can endanger patients
Your flu can endanger patients
Encourages health professionals to have the seasonal influenza vaccination.
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 Māori health resources: Rauemi hauora māori

Immunise your child on time - Te Reo Māori
Immunise your child on time - Te Reo Māori
Information on child immunisation. Revised May 2017. Reprinted June 2017. MoH code HE1531. Actual title: Me ū ki te wā tika hei whakatō i te kano ārai mate ki tō tamaiti.
Cervical Screening: What Wahine Need To Know
Cervical Screening: What Wahine Need To Know
Revised January 2019. Reprinted February 2019. Promotes and explains the benefits of regular cervical screening for women aged between 20 and 70. MoH code HE1837.
Lift the Lip - Te Reo Māori
Lift the Lip - Te Reo Māori
Reintroduced resource. Shows photos to identify stages of tooth decay in children's teeth. Includes good dental/ oral health tips for how to keep your smile healthy. Actual title: He ngāwari noa te tiaki i ngā niho o tō whānau.

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