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.

Five Ways to Wellbeing - Chinese (MNH0185B)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

Cervical Smear Tests: What Women Need to Know
Pamphlet
Cervical Smear Tests: What Women Need to Know
Information about smear tests. Reprinted June 2014. MoH code HE1256.
WOH0019
If you could save a life, would you? - Samoan (Maria)
Poster - A3
If you could save a life, would you? - Samoan (Maria)
Promotes the family and friends of women to encourage them to have regular cervical smear tests. MoH code HE2410. Actual title: Afai e mafai ona e laveaia se soifua, faamata e te faia?
PAP0138
Cervical Screening: What Wahine Need To Know
Pamphlet
Cervical Screening: What Wahine Need To Know
Promotes and explains the benefits of regular cervical screening for women aged between 20 and 70. Revised November 2013. MoH code HE1837.
MAH0031

Featured suicide resources: Rauemi mate whakamomori

Are you worried someone is thinking of suicide?
Booklet
Are you worried someone is thinking of suicide?
Gives advice for families, whānau and friends who are worried about the suicide risk of someone close to them.
MNH0130
Having suicidal thoughts and finding a way back
Booklet
Having suicidal thoughts and finding a way back
Offers advice for those thinking about taking their own lives from people who have lived through it themselves.
MNH0182
Tihei Mauri Ora: Supporting whānau through suicidal distress
Booklet
Tihei Mauri Ora: Supporting whānau through suicidal distress
Information for whānau and friends to support someone who is in crisis or distress. Gives suggestions about how to support people who might be distressed or in suicidal crisis, and those who are recovering from feeling suicidal. MoH code HE2424.
MNH0102

Featured influenza resources: Rauemi rewharewha

Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Pamphlet
Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
Updated for 2017 Formerly "Don't let the flu knock you! Get immunised". Helpful information about influenza immunisation. Previously classified as MED0038.
IMM0010
Avoid flu during pregnancy
Pamphlet
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.
IMM0003
Coping with Flu at Home
Pamphlet
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.
MED0203

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