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

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.

Downtime is good time: Quiet moments top up our energy and focus.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

The Blokes
The Blokes' Book
Revised for 2015 - rebuild edition.
A comprehensive guide to health issues affecting men.
Men's Health: Check-ups
Encourages men to have a yearly check-up with a doctor, and gives a pre-visit health check-list.
Ask your mate how he
Poster - A3
Ask your mate how he's doing
Encourages men to talk about health issues.

Featured influenza resources: Rauemi rewharewha

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.
Flu can be anywhere: Get immunised
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.
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 alcohol resources: Rauemi waiwaihā

When you drink so does your baby
When you drink so does your baby
Provides information on alcohol and pregnancy. Revised March 2015. MoH code HE4160.
Drink Check
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.
Concerned About Someone
Concerned About Someone's Drinking?
Designed for people who are concerned about someone else's drinking and provides ideas about how to help others. Part of the Alcohol and Your Health series. Revised April 2016.

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