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 (by appointment), Timaru and Greymouth to view or order resources.

Unfortunately you cannot visit or drop in to the Christchurch CHIC to view or order resources.

Christmas/New Year closure of Community Health Information Centres

The Community Health Information Centres will be closed over the festive season. Make sure to get your orders in to ensure delivery before Christmas and to cover resource needs over this period. Any orders received after specified date will not be processed until the Centre opens again in 2020.

  • Christchurch and Ashburton: Last day for pre-Christmas orders is Friday 13th December 2019. Closed from Thursday 19th December 2019, and re-opening Tuesday 14th January 2020.
  • Timaru: Last day for pre-Christmas orders is Wednesday 18th December 2019. Closed from Monday 23rd December 2019, and re-opening Monday 6th January 2020.
  • Greymouth: Last day for pre-Christmas orders is Friday 20th December 2019. Closed from Monday 23rd December 2019, and re-opening Monday 6th January 2020.

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.

It's all right to keep the faith (MNH0248).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

Mix
Sheet
Mix 'n' Match Options
Gives suggestions and recipes for non-alcoholic mocktails to tempt guests at your next party or special occasion.
DRU0121
Stay cool and well this summer
Pamphlet
Stay cool and well this summer
Gives tips on staying cool, hydrated and well during the summer months.
ENH0034
Be SunSmart
Card
Be SunSmart
Promotes the five SunSmart steps to protect skin and eyes from UV radiation.
SAF0037

Featured food safety resources: Rauemi whakamaru i te kai

Good Food/Safe Food for Older People
Pamphlet
Good Food/Safe Food for Older People
Limited to 20 copies per order. Gives helpful tips on eating safely as you age, including storing food safely. Revised May 2013.
OLP0005
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20
Food Safety in the Home
Booklet
Food Safety in the Home
Maximum of 20 copies per order. Gives tips for safe food handling and storage at home. Revised June 2012.
SAF0019
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20
Food Safety When You Have Low Immunity
Booklet
Food Safety When You Have Low Immunity
Maximum of 20 copies per order. Provides information on food safety those with conditions which affect immunity to illness.
SAF0117
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 20

Featured sexual health resources: Rauemi mate paipai

Safe Sex on a Budget
Pocket Resource
Safe Sex on a Budget
Available in Canterbury and South Canterbury versions.
Designed for youth and details places in the region to receive sexual health care. Reprinted September 2012.
SEH0011
Should I Have a Sexual Health Check?
Pocket Resource
Should I Have a Sexual Health Check?
Reprinted December 2018. What to expect when going for an STI test. MoH code HE1445. Formerly "What are STI Tests?"
SEH0048
What is Syphilis?
Pocket Resource
What is Syphilis?
Also available in Te Reo Māori Gives information on identifying, treating and preventing this sexually transmitted infection. MoH code HE2576.
SEH0087

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