07 881 9102 [email protected]

Welcome to Matamata Medical Centre

Welcome to Matamata Medical Centre

Welcome to Matamata Medical Centre

Welcome to Matamata Medical Centre

You can now book appointments online

Flu Vaccinations


Flu Vaccines have arrived for those aged 65 and over only

Vaccination clinics will commence on the 14th April at Pohlen House (next door to MMC),9.00am to 3.00pm

Please phone reception to book in.

We have plenty of supply and aim to have everyone vaccinated in a timely manner before winter arrives.

Remember: if you are booked to see your GP you can have this done at the same time but please let reception know when you book. We will not be doing walk in vaccinations at this stage.

This year we have made some changes to allow increased uptake of the vaccine at  a time and place convenient to you.

We will have a booking system for;

  1. Onsite at Matamata Medical Centre
  2. During a GP/Nurse consult while at MMC; please advise reception.
  3. A drive through service where you can remain in your car
  4. At home for those with mobility issues.
  5. Onsite at Parkside Village, Country Lodge chalets and Longlands Village, depending on demand.
  6. Workplaces; dependent on numbers.
  7. Saturday clinics 10-3pm (date to be advised)

We will also post details on how to book for the above services as the programme develops.

Remember the flu vaccination is available until July so we appreciate your help in using our booking system.

Thank you

Doctors and staff


Welcome to the Matamata Medical Centre

Prescription collection and payment: After 3 working days collect your repeat script from the Medical Centre with payment by Eftpos or credit card.

Faxed/Emailed prescriptions upon request: Online payment is required first

Out of town script requests and home delivery;

Non-Matamata Pharmacies: $25.00 to cover script fee, postage and handling, CSC holders: $20.00.

Online Pharmacies: $15.00 normal script fee, script may be delivered free, conditions apply.

Please advise on your email request which service you wish to use.

Online Payments

Matamata Medical Centre
Westpac: 03 1555 0146307 00
BUT please use your surname and date of birth as reference so we can track the payment.

Matamata Medical Centre is a large, rural practice located in modern, purpose-built premises attached to Pohlen Hospital. MMC is a fully accredited practice under the Cornerstone programme from the Royal NZ College of GPs.
We aim to provide comprehensive family health care to you and your family while you are enrolled with us by our experienced team of GPs and nurses. We welcome your feedback via phone, email or in person through our Practice Manager.

Doctor Availability

View the Fees for Nurses, Prescriptions and Consultations

View Fees

Contact Us

Tel: 07 881 9102

Fax: 07 881 9103

[email protected]

Prescription requests: [email protected]

We are located at the Pohlen Hospital complex, 56 Rawhiti Ave, Matamata 3400



Appointment Hours

Closed Public Holidays
Monday to Friday: 9am-4.30pm, Note: Late opening due to staff training:  Tues 8 Sept and Tues 6 Oct


Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm (noon)

After Hours Care:

(07) 881 9102

In an Emergency Dial 111

See our latest news posts

Late Opening: Tuesday 13th April, 2021

Late Opening: Tuesday 13th April, 2021

  Please be advised Matamata Medical Centre will delay opening until 9.00am  for a full staff hui (meeting). We thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Pink Caravan is coming!!!

The Pink Caravan is coming!!!

WHERE: New World, Matamata 45 Waharoa Road East, Matamata. WHEN: Wednesday 17th March 2021 9am – 2:30pm

Dr Eldon Pitchford joining MMC

Dr Eldon Pitchford joining MMC

We warmly welcome another member of the Pitchford family to our clinic. Son of Dr Bruce and Elmarie Pitchford, Eldon will be with us for the next 12 months

Are you wanting to enrol at Matamata Medical Centre?