Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but do need to scan in, and wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable. See our COVID-19 pages for visiting guidelines, COVID-19 tests and care in the community advice. See for info about vaccinations.

We are at RED according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework

Last updated:
23 January 2022

The following visitor restrictions are in place for all Canterbury DHB hospitals and health facilities:

  1. All visitors need to scan in using the COVID-19 Tracer App or sign in on arrival and provide their contact details
  2. If you’re using the COVID-19 Tracer App, please ensure Bluetooth tracing is turned on
  3. All visitors must wear a surgical/medical mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable
  4. All visitors are expected to practice safe physical distancing. You should remain two metres away from people you don’t know
  5. Everyone, including visitors should practise good hand hygiene
  6. Visitors who are unwell should not be entering our facilities.

Patients and visitors should also read the additional more detailed visiting guidelines for each specific hospital.

More COVID-19 information:

Extended Hours Pharmacies in Christchurch

Pharmacies with extended opening hours at the same location as urgent care clinics in Christchurch





Unichem Moorhouse Pharmacy 8am-8pm, every day 3 Pilgrim Place (off Moorhouse Ave) Christchurch 03 365 7905
Unichem Riccarton Clinic Pharmacy 8:30am-8:30pm, weekdays,
9am-8:30pm Sat/Sun
4 Yaldhurst Rd, Church Corner, Christchurch 03 341 4855
Unichem Bealey Avenue Pharmacy 9am-10pm, every day 212 Bealey Ave, Christchurch, near to the 24hr Surgery 03 365 1234

Please note: The Urgent Pharmacy that was located on the corner of Colombo Street and Bealey Avenue is CLOSED. Another pharmacy is located at 212 Bealey Avenue.

More pharmacies with extended late night opening hours in Canterbury

There are also a range of other pharmacies with extended hours – in major shopping centres and supermarkets. A list of pharmacies and their hours is on the healthpoint website


Page last updated: 2 August 2019

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