NorthTec Student Health Centre


Student Health and Wellbeing support is available to all NorthTec students, across our region. Our experienced Registered Nurse offers a wide range of professional and confidential health and wellbeing services. The aim is to provide high quality health care in an environment sensitive to your spiritual, cultural, emotional and physical wellbeing. We value your learning success and our aim is help you maintain and improve your wellbeing.


The Te Whare Hauora, NorthTec Student Health Centre is located at D380, Gate 2, Raumanga Valley Road, Whangarei.

  • Monday: Open from 9:00am to 3:30pm
  • Tuesday: Open from 9:00am to 3:30pm
  • Wednesday: Off-site support at Kensington and Dyer St. Campus, and available by phone 9:00am to 3:30pm
  • Thursday: Open from 9:00am to 3:30pm
  • Friday: Remote appointments only from 9:00am to 12.00pm

Appointments are offered "in person" (at Te Whare Hauora) and remote - phone, email, zoom.

Make an appointment

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If you are unwell please stay at home. DO NOT come to the Health Centre.

COVID-19 symptoms are similar to the common cold and/or flu. You should be tested if you have an acute respiratory infection with at least one of the following symptoms: cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, head cold (runny nose, sneezing, post nasal drip), loss of sense of smell, with or without fever.

During Alert Level 1 NorthTec continues to have a responsibility to keep all students and staff safe. If you become unwell for any reason you need to let your tutor know AND if you have COVID-19 Symptoms and/or you are tested for COVID-19 please let Jann know by phone or email. 

This information will help us stay in touch with you to make sure you are recovering. We will keep your information confidential but we will be required to provide a record of the students affected by COVID-19 to the Ministry of Health.

Contact the 24 hour Healthline COVID-19 number on 0800 358 5453 for advice.

Health Services

General Health

  • General Health Advice
  • Health Screening
  • Hearing and Vision Testing
  • Accident Care
  • Wellness and Health Promotion
  • Lifestyle advice (e.g. Stress Management, Quit Smoking)
  • Referral to a Doctor or other Health Professional

Sexual Health

  • Emergency Contraceptive Pill
  • Contraceptive Advice
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Cervical Smears
  • Free Condoms and STI checks

Emotional Wellbeing

  • Counselling Referrals
  • Emotional and Mental Health

For 24 hour health advice phone HEALTHLINE on 0800 611 116.

Meet the Team

Jann Leaming

Jann Leaming

Health Centre Nurse

Kia ora, my name is Jann. I am an experienced registered nurse and have worked at the NorthTec Health Centre since 2011.

I have worked in primary health care for over 20 years. Through this experience I have gained a very broad, general health care knowledge base.

I have completed specific training in the following areas:

  • Mental Health and Addictions Credential for Primary Health Care Nurses

  • Certificate in Contraception and Sexual Health

  • Audiometry (hearing testing)

I look forward to assisting you with your health and wellbeing needs.