Your GP/family doctor or medical centre or ring Healthline 0800 611 116 for advice.
For less serious health concerns that need attention when your doctor is unavailable:
In most cases, ringing your usual GP or medical centre number after hours will give recorded information about local after hours services.
Or ring Healthline for advice (see information below).
Only for serious accidents or urgent medical attention.
Emergency Departments are located at Waikato Hospital, Thames Hospital, Tokoroa Hospital, Te Kuiti Hospital and Taumarunui Hospital.
During holidays you might be visiting places you are not familiar with, away from your own doctor. Also, some general practices and medical centres might have restricted hours during a holiday period.
If you take medication, remember to renew your prescription and have enough with you to last the trip.
Take a basic first aid kit on holiday with you.
If you need medical attention after hours
For more information visit the Healthline web page (external link)
Healthline Symptom Checker phone app (for iPhones and iPads) (external link)