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

Breastfeeding Your Baby - Te Reo Māori
Booklet
Breastfeeding Your Baby - Te Reo Māori
Clear, simple information on breastfeeding covering the nursing relationship, nutrition, latching on, feed frequency, and further help. Actual title: Te Whāngai-ū i tō Pēpi. Reprinted April 2014. MoH code HE2099.
MAH0080
Breastfeeding and Working - Samoan
Pamphlet
Breastfeeding and Working - Samoan
Gives information on how to make the transition back to work whilst breastfeeding. Actual title: O lau faigaluega ma le fa‘asusuina o lau pepe. Reprinted April 2014. MoH code HE2107.
PAP0113
Eating for Healthy Breastfeeding Women
Booklet
Eating for Healthy Breastfeeding Women
Food advice for breastfeeding women. Revised February 2013. MoH code HE1806.
NUT0017

Featured stroke resources: Rauemi rehu ohotata

Reduce Your Risk of Stroke
Pamphlet
Reduce Your Risk of Stroke
Gives advice on how a healthier lifestyle, diet and regular medical checks can reduce your risk of having a stroke.
MED0157
What is a Stroke?
Pamphlet
What is a Stroke?
Gives a short and simple explanation of how and why stroke happens, and what its effects are.
MED0158
Stroke: Information for family, whānau and friends
Pamphlet
Stroke: Information for family, whānau and friends
Gives essential practical information about caring for someone who has had a stroke.
MED0250

Featured suicide resources: Rauemi whakamomori

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
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. MoH code HE2538.
MNH0182

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