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.

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

Healthy Lunches Made Easy
Poster - A3
Healthy Lunches Made Easy
Free within our distribution area. Gives ideas for putting together a healthy lunch, with pictures. Price: $0.25 each (plus postage and packaging).
Hike it, bike it, scoot it, skate it
Hike it, bike it, scoot it, skate it
Revised January 2018. Download Māori and Pacific language versions from www.nzta.govt.nz Describes things that parents and caregivers need to know to teach children about staying safe on roads and near railways.
Help with online bullying, abuse and harassment in NZ
Help with online bullying, abuse and harassment in NZ
Gives information for young people on what to do if they are being bullied or harassed online.

Featured summer resources: Rauemi raumati

Dance Party Goers: What U Should Know
Dance Party Goers: What U Should Know
Temporarily out of stock Information for dance party goers on keeping safe and healthy. Revised June 2012. MoH code HE1304.
Food Safety in the Home
Food Safety in the Home
Maximum of 10 copies per order.
Gives tips for safe food handling and storage at home. Revised June 2012.
Be SunSmart
Be SunSmart
Promotes the five SunSmart steps to protect skin and eyes from UV radiation.

Featured water resources: Rauemi wai

Recreational Water Quality: What you need to know
Recreational Water Quality: What you need to know
Gives information about the health risks associated with water-related outdoor activities in the Canterbury region. Revised October 2013.
Nitrate in Drinking Water: Blue Baby Syndrome
Nitrate in Drinking Water: Blue Baby Syndrome
Gives information on the health effects of nitrate and the risk of blue baby syndrome (methaemoglobinaemia) to babies less than 6 months old and in the womb. Updated June 2016.

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