One place for everything
Our clinical team can assist you with all of your healthcare needs.
We pride ourselves on modern, convenient and continuous care.
Continuity of care
Combining high-quality health care with modern conveniences.
Tuakau Health Centre is a community medical practice located in Tuakau.
We rely on a people-centered approach, smart application of technology and a team of talented clinicians to bring our vision - accessible and affordable health care - to life.
We do our best to ensure all of our patients see their own doctor, get an appointment at a time that suits them, have access to a safe, trusting environment and receive proactive care.
Dr. Lorna Buhler
Lorna is the Principal GP and Director of Tuakau Health Centre. She has worked at the practice since 2001 after immigrating from South Africa.
Lorna's interests include chronic care management, women's health and palliative care.
Dr. Julia Lyons
Julia is a GP and Director of Tuakau Health Centre. She has worked at the practice since 2008.
Julia enjoys all aspects of family medicine and values the long-term relationships she develops with patients, and their families, over the years.
Dr. Andrew Reid
Andrew is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre. He started as a Registrar at the practice in 2013 and attained Fellowship in 2016.
Andrew's interests include preventative health care, palliative care, and older people's health.
Dr. Nagham Hawa
Nagham is a GP at Tuakau Health Centre. Originally from Iraq, she decided to retrain in General Practice after moving to New Zealand in 2010. She attained RNZCGP membership in 2014.
Nagham's interests include women's health and minor surgery. She also has a Certificate in Emergency Paediatrics.
Dr. Angela Wagner
Jo has 20 years’ experience in primary care nursing and completed her advanced training as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner two years ago. She now works as a Nurse Practitioner and has the same investigation, prescribing and referral rights as a doctor.
Jo's interests include children's health and mental health.
Dr. Chuck Winjum
Chuck has been a GP for 35 years in the Northern United States and is on an overseas placement at Tuakau Health Centre. He has a special interest in sports medicine and obstetrics.
Chuck and his wife enjoy the outdoors, travelling, meeting people and eating good food. He has a large family and is looking forward to them visiting him in New Zealand.
Dr. Ruby Yeh
General Practitioner Registrar
Ruby is a GP Registrar currently working at Tuakau Health Centre. She is interested in all aspects of primary care.
In her spare time, Ruby enjoys kickboxing and relaxing with family and friends.
Exceptional health care. Affordable prices.
Tuakau Health Centre will be offering reduced standard consultation fees to all Community Service Card holders from 1 December 2018.
"Dr. Buhler was wonderful. She is polite, very knowledgeable and has a caring personality. There is no mistaking that the team at Tuakau Health Centre genuinely care about your health and well-being. "
Patient, Tuakau Health Centre
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Simply complete our online enrolment form.
55 George Street,
P: (09) 236 8068
F: (09) 236 8069
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8AM to 5PM
Thurs - 8AM to 7PM
Sat - 9AM to 12PM