Assessment Centres

Please note, if you have mild symptoms, it is safe to wait over the weekend and phone to arrange testing on Monday. 

Western Bay of Plenty

From Monday 25 May, Bay of Plenty residents with symptoms of COVID-19 will be able to go to their doctor (local GP) for assessment and swabbing where needed.  All consultations with general practice for suspected COVID-19 are free.  If you do not have a GP, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice.  


Tauranga Community Based Assessment Centre (CBAC)
has now closed.

Accident and Health Care, 19 Second Avenue, Tauranga (07 577 0010) are open from 8am to 9pm every day and are able to do assessments for people with suspected COVID-19, free of charge.


Katikati CBAC
has now closed.


Whakatāne CBAC has now closed.


One day pop-up clinics and assessment centres

Pahi Tahi will be operating until 8th June.  Locations are available from iwi radio and on iwi websites.


Eastern Bay of Plenty

From Monday 25 May, Bay of Plenty residents with symptoms of COVID-19 will be able to go to their doctor (local GP) for assessment and swabbing where needed.  All consultations with general practice for suspected COVID-19 are free.  If you do not have a GP, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice.  


One day pop-up clinics and assessment centres

For a complete list of the latest confirmed pop-up clinics and assessment centre opening hours in the Eastern Bay, please visit www.tpoom.co.nz

Rotorua and Taupō districts

For residents of Rotorua and Taupō districts, if you have symptoms and think you need to be tested, please phone Healthline on 0800 358 5453. Wait for advice for where and when to go for your assessment and follow all instructions. For more details, visit www.lakesdhb.govt.nz