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.

Got parenting questions you’d like answered? (MNH0180B).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

Food Safety in the Home
Booklet
Food Safety in the Home
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Gives tips for safe food handling and storage at home. Revised June 2012.
SAF0019
Meet the Bugs
Pamphlet
Meet the Bugs
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Gives information on how to keep you and your food safe from foodbourne illnesses. Revised November 2013.
SAF0121
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 10
Food Safety in Pregnancy
Booklet
Food Safety in Pregnancy
Maximum of 10 copies per order. Provides information on foodborne infections that may be more serious for you and affect your unborn child. Revised April 2015.
SAF0111
Maximum allowed quantity per order: 10

Featured alcohol resources: Rauemi waiwaihā

Alcohol and You: Facts and Effects
Booklet
Alcohol and You: Facts and Effects
Gives some facts about alcohol and information about the effects alcohol has on New Zealaders and New Zealand as a whole. Revised April 2012.
DRU0048
Drink Check
Booklet
Drink Check
Provides information of safe alcohol limits, strategies that promote health and safety, and information on the level of risk they face. Revised August 2014.
DRU0184
Cutting Down
Booklet
Cutting Down
Designed for people who have decided to cut down their drinking and contains some practical tools to help achieve this goal. Part of the Alcohol and Your Health series. Revised August 2014.
DRU0065

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

Copyright © 2017, Community & Public Health, Site by Wired