Services


Churches

Tuatapere Presbyterian Church
Service Sunday 10:30am
Contact Chris Howden
Phone +64 (03) 225 5161
Location 63 Main Road, Tuatapere
Tuatapere Catholic Church
Service Saturday 5:00pm
Contact Anne Horrell
Phone +64 (03) 226 6627
Location 43 Orawia Road, Tuatapere
The Anglican Church of St George
Tuatapere Anglican Church
Service First and Third Sunday of the Month 10:00am
Contact Les Smart
Phone +64 (03) 226 6456
Location 43 Orawia Road, Tuatapere

Police

Tuatapere Police Station
Phone +64 (03) 226 9020
Location 17 Orawia Road, Tuatapere
Website www.police.gov.nz
In an emergency phone 111

Rubbish and Council Information

Rubbish and Recycle Bins

Rubbish and recycle bins are emptied alternately on Wednesdays, red-top bin is for general household rubbish and yellow-top bin is for recyclable material. You can also dispose of recyclables at the Recycle Centre at the Southern end of King Street, Tuatapere.

Council

Contact Southland District Council, 0800 732 732, for all queries regarding buildings, noise control, dog regulations, water, sewerage and stormwater.


Community Services in Tuatapere and District

Emergency

Emergency calls – Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance – phone 111

Medical Services

Medical Centre, +64 (03) 226 6123, 69a Orawia Road, opposite the Tuatapere Pool. Physiotherapy is also available, contact the medical centre.

Pharmacy: Prescription medication can be picked up from the pharmacy depot +64 (03) 226 6999 at the rear of the medical centre.

Health Shuttle: The St John Western Southland Health Shuttle service is available (by donation) to everyone in Western Southland for any health-related appointments. For bookings, phone St John on 0800 103 046 prior to 3pm the day before your appointment.

Independent Midwife: Isobel Devery +64 (03) 226 6822 / 027 226 7020

Victim Support: Pat Murdoch +64 (03) 226 6350

Tuatapere Plunket Society: Kelly Turner (nurse) 027 687 7921

Meals on Wheels: Enquires to the Medical Centre +64 (03) 2266 123

Postal Service

Postal Services are available at Chambers Garage, 45 Half Mile Road, +64 (03) 226 6654, open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Postal deliveries within the town boundary are on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Justice of the Peace
Don Egerton (03) 226 6114
Keri Potter 027 526 3137
Shirley White 027 504 5220
Nicky Baker 027 643 5880
Library

The Waiau Memorial Library is a free community service. Open Friday 10am-11.30am, 2.30pm-4pm, 7pm-8pm, Jan Laurie +64 (03) 226 6398


Education and Childcare

Hauroko Valley Primary School (03) 226 6753
Waiau Area School (03) 226 6285
Clifden Playgroup Wednesday 9:30am-12:30pm
Sarah 027 699 5234
Tuatapere Playgroup Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
Gemma Bennett 022 040 3368
Mainly Music Monday 10:00am-12:00pm
Heidi Berkelaar 022 315 3326
Tuatapere Toy Library Nathalie Pahl 027 475 9075
Just 4 Kids Daycare Yvonne Nimmo 027 415 7816
Jasmine Van Dam 027 501 7355

Veterinary Services

Otautau Vets Ltd (03) 225 8134
VetSouth (03) 225 8206

Trade and Repair Services

Plumbers
Kieran Drake Plumbing 027 424 7102
Millars Plumbing (03) 225 8567
Aparima Plumbing (03) 234 8016
Electricians
Western Electrical 027 439 3787
Mathieson Electrical 027 634 7534
Riverton Electrical 027 432 7215
Jay Brownlee 027 496 5863
Service Stations
Chambers Garage (03) 226 6654
45 Half Mile Road, Tuatapere
Tuatapere Service Station (03) 226 6475
20 Orawia Road, Tuatapere
Landscape and Gardening
Robert Orchard 027 924 1204
Debbie Chandler 021 259 9620
Engineering, Steel Fabrication and Repairs
Mr Steel (Malcom) 027 276 6816
Appliance and Wood-Burner Repairs
Roald 021 024 88737
Builders
Aaron Cranston 027 252 7933
Ben McMaster 027 202 7955
Ross Burgess 027 424 6021
Paul Anderson 027 890 3602

Food, Takeaways and Beverages

The Hungry Hippo (03) 226 6417
Bucket Honey Café 022 088 7993
Orepuki Beach Café Orepuki (03) 234 5211
Waiau Town & Country Club (03) 226 6489
Tuatapere Four Square (03) 22 66898
Supermarket, Groceries, Takeaways
Open seven days 7:30am-9:00pm
Tui Base Camp Motels (03) 226 6250
Backpackers and Holiday Park

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