Youth Health Services | Te Whatu Ora - Te Tai Tokerau

Youth Health Services

Northland Youth Health Services offers free, confidential, non-judgemental healthcare for all 12-24 year olds throughout the region.

Provided by Health NZ | Te Whatu Ora in Te Tai Tokerau, the service is a ‘one stop shop’ for young people and offers assessments, advice, tests and treatment for a variety of issues such as:

  • General health and wellbeing
  • Specific concerns such as sore throats and skin conditions
  • Mental health support
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Quitting smoking
  • Sexual health including contraception, as well as screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Young people can access Northland Youth Health Services in two ways:

To enquire or book free appointments:

For school-based clinics, enquire through your school’s student support centre or contact the Northland Youth Health Services (NYHS) team directly (contact details below).

After school clinics in Whangārei are held fortnightly on Wednesdays from 3:00pm and 6:00pm. To make an appointment, call or text 021 574 728 or 021 485 261.

After school clinics in Kaikohe are held on Thursdays from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the District Nurses Clinic next to Broadway Health. Drop-in, no appointment needed. Otherwise to make an appointment, call or text 021 243 8016 or 021 574 823.

NYHS contact details:

  • For Whangārei or Kaipara, call or text 021 574 728 or 021 485 261.
  • For Mid-North, call or text 021 243 8016 or 021 574 823. 
  • For Far North, call or text 021 541 934 or 021 483 657.
  • Otherwise, via social media: send the team a message via their Facebook page Northland Youth Health Services (@northlandyhs), or via Instagram to northland_youth.

Established in 2019, Northland Youth Health Services is designed to reduce barriers to healthcare and increase engagement by young people. Led by youth health specialty clinical nurses, clinics offer an inclusive, respectful and safe environment where young people can ask about anything.


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