We support Eastern Bay of Plenty education providers with a comprehensive programme focusing on ‘Relationship and Sexuality’ for young people, who attend primary or secondary school or an alternative education facility. The programme material aligns with the New Zealand education curriculum and is age and stage appropriate. We offer ‘Train-the-Trainer’ type programmes to schools, staff, and whānau.
The programme covers the following topics:
• Basic Anatomy
• Healthy Relationships
• Decision Making/Choices
• Body Image/Media
• Contraception & Abortion
• Consent & The Law
• Alcohol/Drugs and Sex
• Sexual Violence
Our Youth Sexual Health Educator will facilitate the programme.
Secondary Schools –
Our Youth Sexual Health Educator will “Train-the-Trainer” and empower staff to deliver sexual health education material to students.
Please contact our Youth Sexual Health Educator –
Youth Sexual Health Educator
027 652 9158
• Ōhope Beach Medical Centre
• Med Central
• Riverslea Medical Centre
• Tāneatua Medical Centre
• Church Street Surgery
• Toi Ora Health
• Whakatōhea Health Centre
• Kawerau Medical Centre
• Tarawera Health Centre
Other doctor’s surgeries in the Eastern Bay of Plenty may offer free sexual health services for enrolled patients aged under 26 years. Please enquire with them directly.
Free emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) is available at all Pharmacies free to under 26-year-olds.
Clinic 1 is a free and confidential service, available for all ages, based at Whakatāne Hospital.
They offer contraception, pregnancy tests, sexual health check-ups, treatments, advice and information.
Whakatāne Hospital Outpatients Department
Opening Times –
Monday: 2pm to 4.30pm.
This is an Appointment Clinic. Any appointments that are not booked at our Monday clinic will be available for drop ins, but this is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Wednesday afternoons: 12 midday to 4.30pm.
This is mainly a Drop-In Clinic with limited spaces, so it’s first in, first seen. There are a limited number of pre-booked appointments available. These will become drop-in appointments if not booked before the start of the clinic.
Thursday afternoons: 12.30pm to 3.30pm.
This is an Appointment Clinic. Any appointments that are not booked at our Thursday clinic will be available for drop ins, but this is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
Fridays: 9am to 3pm.
This is an Appointment Clinic. Any appointments that are not booked at our Friday clinic will be available for drop ins, but this is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.
0800 SAFELOVE (0800 72335683) to speak to the clinic nurse or to book an appointment.
Please note that this is NOT A 24 HOUR NUMBER. In addition, we cannot guarantee that we can answer your call during a clinic session.
If the phone is not answered, please leave your name and contact number and a Clinic Nurse will call you back (our workdays are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).
If your matter is urgent, please call Tauranga Sexual Health Clinic on 07 579 8157.