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Our Nursing Team are highly skilled in primary health care and offer a range of services to you. They can often answer your questions and health concerns for you.

We run an Acute and Triage clinic each day and also take booked appointments for vaccinations and immunisations.


  • Rachel
  • Melanie
  • Marlys
  • Rachel B
  • Karry
  • Arshi
  • Michelle
  • Our Te Puawaitanga Nurses – Renee, Kiri and Zoe
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Nurse Team Leader

Rachel - Nurse Team Leader

I obtained my nursing degree at ChCh polytechnic in 2006 and since then have gone on to complete my post graduate diploma in health science focusing on Primary Healthcare.

I started working at Piki Te Ora at the beginning of 2008.

My special interests are policy and procedures and Information Technology. My clinical interests are assessment of the acutely unwell and also Women’s Health.

I live in North Canterbury but love working in the Linwood community. On my days off, I spend as much time as possible with my family. I love getting in the garden, walking and swimming.

Works: N/A

Languages: ENGLISH

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Primary Health Care Nurse

Melanie - Primary Health Care Nurse

Ko Melanie ahau,

I am on the nursing team and have worked at Piki te Ora off and on for the last 10 years.

I am married to the love of my life and we have 2 children.

I really enjoy walking on the port hills, being by the sea, watching movies and spending time with my whanau.

Works: N/A

Languages: ENGLISH