GP Service

We are enrolling new patients.

  • Adults you will need a photo ID
  • Children need a copy of their birth certificate or passport.
  • 18yrs+ there will be a $40.00 fee on registration, and thereafter until you become funded.  (takes about 3 – 6 months).
  • (Children under 12yrs Free & 13yrs – 17yrs $12.50) 
  • Casual children $35.00
  • Casual patients $70.00

GP Service Hours

8.30am to 4.00pm – Monday to Friday except public holidays

Nurse Hours

8.00am to 4.00pm – Monday to Friday except public holidays

         All patients are entitled to have a support person with them for any appointment.

We offer a transport service to and from appointments!!

Meet the Team:

General Manager: Judy Harpur

Assistant Co-ordinator: Ruakapua Bristowe

Practice Manager: Jackie Nicholas

General Practitioner: Dr Claire Isham

General Practitioner: Dr David Offner

General Practitioner: Dr Philip Vicarage (Locum)

Nurse Practitioner: Michelle

Practice Nurse: Robyn Wichman

Practice Nurse: Brenda Hilario

Practice Administrator: Cheri Parkinson, Ruby Kingi, Taylah Rutten-Eden

Ngati Kahu Hauora is a very low cost access (VLCA) Practice under the Western Bay of Plenty PHO.

We provide GP/Nursing Services for whanau/families within our community and the wider Western Bay of Plenty area. 


EDI: Tewhareh

Dr Claire Isham    NZMC No: 26237

Dr David Offner    NZMC No: 16770

Dr Philip Vicarage NZMC No: 40203

Do you have an overdue account?

Account Name: Te Whare Hauora o Ngati Kahu 2000 A/C No: 123194-0002461-00,

ASB Tauranga, Reference: Your name or your NHI (national health index) number

Accreditation Programme

“Aiming for Excellence” – Cornerstone (Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners)


Dr David Offner

MbCHB, Dip Ob, Dip Paed, FRNZCGP


Dr Claire Isham