Nelson Marlborough Health

Your healthcare

If you, or someone in your whanau, feels unwell this guide will help you choose the right place to go to get the healthcare you need.


Sprains, strains, grazes, sore throat, cough?

Manage your health and the health of your whanau.

View self-care options

Free 24/7 helplines

Healthline and 1737

 Unwell or unsure? Your GP closed and you need help?

If you don’t have a doctor call Healthline, 24/7 on 0800 611 116 for free health advice from registered nurses. 

Mental health & addictions helpline
Need to talk? Free call or text 1737 for a trained counsellor.

GP (doctor) or Pharmacy

1 GP

If it's not an emergency see your GP or practice nurse.
Find a GP Nelson
Find a GP Marlborough

If you don't have a doctor call Healthline, 24/7 on 0800 611 116.

Community pharmacies for advice or treatment.
View Nelson & Marlborough community pharmacies holiday hours

Your sexual healthcare options.

Urgent Medical Care Centre

2 Urgent After HoursFor urgent health concerns visit an urgent medical care centre.

- Nelson 

- Blenheim 

- Golden Bay

- Motueka 

- Murchison

After hours dentist
Call 027 448 2424 and leave a message.

Emergency Department

3 Hospital EDIf a life is at risk call 111 or go to the hospital Emergency Department (ED).

ED is for emergencies only.

Nelson l Blenheim
 Golden Bay l Motueka l Murchison

Find your nearest AED location.


 Information and simple ways to look after yourself and your whanau that you might find helpful.

Health Navigator

Health Navigator

NZ health information for the public & health professionals.

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Kids Health

Kids Health

Information about children's health for parents, caregivers and whanau.

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First Aid

First AidFirst aid videos with practical advice provided by St John.

Read more

Your Smart Summer Guide

Summer GuideKeep up-to-date with healthcare messages over the summer months.

Topics covered include:

- SunSmart this summer

- Avoiding food poisoning

- Five ways to wellbeing

- Water safety tips

- Drive to stay alive

- Mocktail mixer guide.

View the Smart Summer guide here.