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When you’re unwell or injured we want to help you get the right care, in the right place at the right time.


For life-threatening injury and health concerns, call 111


Call Healthline

For nonurgent after hours care you can call Healthline on 0800 611 116

Healthline is available day or night. It provides trusted health advice and information from nurses, paramedics, advisors and doctors. You can choose to speak with a Māori clinician if you’re calling between 8am – 8pm.



Contact your GP


Your family doctor knows you best and the care you need. Calls are answered 24 hours a day. Visits for under 14s are usually free.
Find a medical centre  

After hours

Wairarapa After Hours Service is based at Masterton Medical Centre. It provides urgent medical care to ALL Wairarapa and out of town patients. You do not have to be a patient of Masterton Medical to use this service.

After hours is open weekends and public holidays, 9am-5pm Phone 06 370 0011

Note: The usual weekend fee is subsidised by the DHB for people who are enrolled with a Wairarapa Medical Centre and who are under 25 or have a Community Services Card. Remember to bring your CSC with you.

South Wairarapa Evening Clinics
Clinics are open to South Wairarapa residents requiring urgent appointments.

  • Monday 5.00pm-7.00pm - Featherston - 06 308 9220
  • Tuesday 5.00pm-7.00pm - Carterton - 06 379 8105
  • Wednesday 5.00pm-7.00pm - Greytown - 06 304 9012
  • Thursday 5.00pm-7.00pm - Martinborough - 06 306 9501


When you arrive at the Emergency Department, a nurse will assess your illness or injury and prioritise (triage) your condition. This triage system means that patients in most urgent need are given priority treatment with those whose need is less urgent often having to wait a long time.
Publicly funded healthcare is free to those people who meet certain eligibility criteria.
Ambulances are provided by Wellington Free Ambulance.


Te Haika, 24/7 mental health and addictions contact centre

Te Haika is a mental health and addictions contact centre for people in crisis or experiencing moderate to severe mental health or addiction problems. Te Haika is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by mental health and addiction professionals.