You can now book your next GP appointment and request your repeat prescriptions online*!
(It is FREE and accessible 24/7).
click the sign up button to join.

ConnectMed is an Online Patient Portal for all patients that are already registered with Te Kāika.

connectmed sign up process

  • Be sure to check with us that all your details at Te Kāika are updated. They must be matching to complete the registration process.

  • ConnectMed is for patients aged 16 years and over.

  • If more than one member in your whānau is signing up, you each must have your own unique email address.

  • *By signing up online, you have LEVEL 1 access.
    This allows you to:

    • Book appointments

    • Request repeat prescriptions (which you must already know).

  • To gain LEVEL 2 access, you will need to come down to Te Kāika with a form of ID.
    Once confirmed by our team, you will be able to:

    • Book appointments with doctors

    • View your lab results online

    • See your list of medications and save time when requesting repeat prescriptions.

booking appointments on connectmed

If you’re quite unwell and there are no appointments, call us and our phone nurse will triage you.
03 471 9960 -
When prompted, Press 1.

  • Online Bookings are only for 15-minute GP consultations

  • Please call our reception if your appointment is for any of the following:

    - New patient (first appointment)
    - Double appointments (30-minute duration)
    - Casual appointment
    - Insurance medicals
    - Driver's license medicals
    - Travel medicals
    - Minor surgery
    - Combined GP & Nurse consults
    - Nurse consultations**

    **Please note the following are NOT GP appointments and must be booked by calling us: Immunisations and vaccinations, cardiovascular checks, cervical smears, diabetes checks, change of dressing, blood pressure checks, removal of sutures, liquid nitrogen, ECG (combined with GP consult), aclasta infusions, depo, CHA, iron infusion.

    Otherwise, click the button below to book your next appointment

For ALL Practices:

Appointments CANNOT be made via email or Facebook.
Please use our
ConnectMed Patient Portal for online bookings. 

03 471 9960 - When prompted, Press 1.
Phone Hours:
8:45am - 4:45pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
9:30am - 4:45pm Thursdays

Fax: 03 455 8708

Email: reception@tekaika.nz

Practice Manager: Sheila Lay

General Practice COSTS

GP Consults

  • Free for all enrolled patients under 18 years of age

  • $18 for all enrolled patients aged 18 years and over

  • $12 for all enrolled patients aged 65 years and over with Community Services Card

  • $12 for all enrolled patients over 80 years old

  • Casual - $40 for people who are not enrolled at Te Kāika (NZ resident/citizen)

  • Casual - $65 for people who are not eligible for government funding (non residents/citizens or working visa’s less than 2 years )

Nurse Consults

  • $10 for all enrolled patients 18 years and over

  • Free for all enrolled patients under 18 years of age

  • Costs for procedures vary and may occur a cost on top of the $10 nursing consultation fee.

  • Most preventative care consults are at no cost to the patient - please check with your nurse for further information.

ACC surcharge

  • $10 for all enrolled patients 18 years and over

  • Free for all enrolled patients under 18 years of age

Phone Prescriptions

  • $15 to be collected (within 48 hours)

  • $18 to be faxed to your preferred pharmacy (within 48 hours)

  • $25 for all urgent scripts to be faxed to your preferred pharmacy (within 24 hours)

Other costs available at reception


TE KĀIKA caversham


25 College Street, Caversham
8:30am - 5pm, Monday to Friday


Reception and Administration

  • Sheila Lay - Practice Manager

  • Raeleen

  • Gay

  • Sitoga

  • Dora

  • Te Aroha


  • Natasha (Nurse Lead)

  • Liz

  • Teresa

  • Birgitte


  • Dr Tony Yelavich (Clinical Lead - Acting)

  • Dr Jim Ross

  • Dr Deborah Brunt

  • Dr Susan Francis

  • Dr Adrian Hindes

  • Dr Rachael Wright

  • Dr Asheer Singh

  • Dr Sarah Grant

  • Dr Lucy O’Hagan

  • And a team of acute doctors for urgent matters.

TE KĀIKA brockville

Located at the Brockville Community Hall

274 Brockville Road, Brockville
Trading Hours: TBC



  • Te Aroha


  • Dr Adrian Hindes (Mondays and Tuesdays)

  • Dr Niranjan Sharma (Thursdays)