Tahunanui Medical Centre
Te Rapu Oranga The place to seek health

Welcome to Tahunanui Medical Centre

The staff at Tahunanui Medical Centre aim to provide the families and community of Tahunanui with a friendly, comprehensive, healthcare service.

To ensure that our families receive consistent care, we promise to fit in any of our enrolled children (under 13 yrs) with a doctor, no matter how busy we are.

We are currently enrolling new patients and invite new and exisiting residents of Tahunanui to enrol with us.

Tahunanui Medical Centre is a progressive and committed team of health professionals who strive to give the best, research based, care possible, we believe in building healthy long-lasting relationships. We are a teaching practice who is Cornerstone Accredited. Cornerstone is an accreditation programme specifically designed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for general practices in New Zealand read more about Cornerstone

We wish you to feel relaxed while you are with us and you are welcome to talk to our doctors or nurses about any concern you may have. You are also able to bring family or whanau to support you when you receive any of our services; we welcome feedback to assist us improve our service.

Latest News

Dr Sarah Richards

We are delighted to be able to introduce Sarah to our team of GPs from 2 February 2016, Sarah is an experienced doctor, who has worked in pyschiatry prior to changing to work in general practice. Sarah worked with us whilst she undertook her general practice training and has been seeing patients here whilst other doctors have been away. Sarah lives locally, has one child at Tahunanui school, and two younger children at home, Sarah is community minded and is looking forward to working with people in her community. Sarah will be taking on new patients from 2 February.



Dr Anna Riddiford

Sadly, Anna has decided to leave Tahunanui Medical Centre to explore other opportunities. People who consider Anna as their doctor are welcome to see any of our other doctors.

For the past six months Anna has only been working with us for half a day a week, as she has also been working at the hospital “Breast Clinic” and at Nelson Regional Hospice. We wish Anna all the best for the future.