Resources / Nga rauemi

The Community Health Information Centre (CHIC) provides free health resources within the Community and Public Health geographical area covering Canterbury, South Canterbury, the West Coast 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.

Make a good habit stick - Red (MNH0177A).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

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 smokefree resources: Rauemi auahi kore

I quit smoking for baby and me
I quit smoking for baby and me
Gives information about the benefits of quitting for women and their babies, and where to find help and support. Designed for use by smoking cessation providers with pregnant women who are thinking about quitting smoking. MoH code HE2473.
Stop Before You Start: He killed my mum
Poster - A3
Stop Before You Start: He killed my mum's sister
Encourages young adults to think about starting an unhealthy relationship with smoking.
Promotes the Stop Before You Start campaign.
Time to Quit
Time to Quit
Revised June 2016. Formerly "Having a smoke... Having a think". For smokers thinking about quitting or giving up cigarettes and nicotine. MoH code HE1109.

Featured māori health resources: Rauemi hauora māori

Manaakihia te Paharakeke: Nuturing the family
Manaakihia te Paharakeke: Nuturing the family
Tells parents the basic things that kids need to be happy and healthy, and offers ideas on how to cope during those times when things get a bit tough with the kids.
Simple steps to healthier eating - Te Reo Māori
Simple steps to healthier eating - Te Reo Māori
Limited to 25 copies per order.
Promotes making small changes towards having a healthier diet for each of the food groups.
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 25
Everyone has a role to play in keeping kids safe - Te  Reo Māori
Everyone has a role to play in keeping kids safe - Te Reo Māori
Encourages others around families to give a helping hand to ensure children are safe and surrounded by people who care. Actual title: He kawenga tō te katoa kia noho haumaru nga tamariki.

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