Health Centre, Windermere Campus

Te Whare Hauora - Health Centre, Windermere Campus offers on-site free healthcare services to Toi Ohomai students and staff. 

We offer a great range of services including Katiaki Nurses, counselling services and referrals to internal and external support services. All of our services are confidential.

The healthcare services include:

  • Kaitiaki Nurses
  • Counselling services
  • Remote doctor appointments
  • Health advice
  • Treatment of minor injuries and wounds, ACC
  • Health screening (cervical screening, asthma, blood pressure checks, blood sugar checks, blood testing)
  • Sexual health services
  • Contraception
  • Support with mental health issues such as stress, anxiety or other challenges you may be facing
  • Smoking cessation support
  • Referrals to internal and external healthcare and wellbeing services and support
  • Immunisations/vaccinations

Te Whare Hauora - Health Centre Timetable

See the contact information at the bottom of this page for general opening hours.

Note that all services below are open to all students of Toi Ohomai.

Health Professional Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Kaitiaki Nurse, Windermere 8.30am-4.00pm 8.30am-4.00pm 8.30am-4.00pm 8.30am-4.00pm 8.30am-4.00pm
Physio: Victor, Windermere   8.00am-12noon   8.00am-12noon  
Physio: Lebo, Windermere 8.00am-1.00pm   8.00am-12noon    
Counsellor, Windermere   10.00am-1.00pm      
Health Professional Kaitiaki Nurse: Windermere
Monday 8.30am-4.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am-4.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am-4.00pm
Thursday 8.30am-4.00pm
Friday 8.30am-4.00pm
Health Professional Physio: Victor (Windermere)
Tuesday 8.00am-12.00pm(Noon)
Thursday 8.00am-12.00pm(Noon)
Health Professional Physio: Lebo (Windermere)
Monday 8.00am-1.00pm 
Wednesday 8.00am-12.00pm (Noon)
Health Professional Counsellor (Windermere)
Tuesday 10.00am-1.00pm

Free Counselling Services

Home, work and study sometimes create real challenges, but talking it over can help turn big hurdles into manageable steps. Our on-site counsellor from Bay Counselling can provide confidential help with things like:

  • Coping with change
  • Study or work challenges
  • Managing anxiety and stress
  • Family and relationship issues
  • Decision making
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Or if you just need someone to talk to

To make an appointment: Drop in to Te Whare Hauora – Health Centre and talk to the Kaitiaki Nurse. Alternatively, you can arrange an appointment with Bay Counselling directly, Monday to Friday 8.00am–5:30pm.

Bay Counselling is located at 68 Tenth Ave, Tauranga. You'll need your student ID to confirm an appointment. You can call them on 07 578 0959.

Each student is entitled to three free sessions and if more help is needed the counsellor will refer you to the appropriate service. Please give 24 hours notice if cancelling so that another student can book in your place.


We have a range of support services on offer. Visit our Equity/Disability page for details.

Hearing Clinic

Having trouble with your ears or hearing? Life Unlimited offers free hearing services to NZ Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 16 and over! Phone 0800 008 011 or visit their website to make an appointment.


Body in Motion Physiotherapy is an accredited ACC Endorsed Provider. This means clients with injuries covered by ACC don't have to pay a surcharge when receiving treatment.

Body in Motion's physiotherapists have expertise in various fields including sports, spinal, and work injuries. Their qualified, caring treatment ensures their clients enjoy a full and speedy recovery from their injuries.

Body in Motion provides this service free, here on campus. To make an appointment please call their offsite reception on 07 927 3330 or talk to the kaitiaki nurse about a referral.


Contact information

Health Centre (Te Whare Hauora), Windermere Campus

07 557 8756

027 618 9997

Monday–Friday, 8.30am – 4.00pm

Building L3

Windermere Campus, 70 Windermere Drive, Poike, Tauranga