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The Gore District has one hospital, located in Gore. It offers a range of public and private integrated services, including:

  • 16 inpatient beds
  • 24/7 Emergency Department
  • Maternity services
  • Gore Health Centre GP practice
  • Dental clinic
  • Specialist outpatient clinics
  • Allied and Community Health services,
  • MoleMap
  • Lab & radiology, and
  • Mobile Surgical Services.

To learn more about Gore Hospital, visit its website here.

Medical Centres

We have three medical centres in our District, located in Gore and Mataura

Gore Medical Centre

The Gore Medical Centre is a family practice that's been serving the community of Gore and Districts since 1969.

Offering a wide range of services, the experienced team of Doctors and Nurses are committed to providing the best primary health care possible.

GMC is the first general practice in Otago and Southland to be credentialed as a Health Care Home practice - a programme helping to increase capacity and capability in general practice.

GMC joins the ranks of other primary care providers in Aotearoa-New Zealand and worldwide to have implemented initiatives that help improve patient access to care and experience of care, support workforce sustainability, and promote quality improvements within the practice.

Contact details are:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (03) 208-9222


Gore Health Centre

Gore Health Centre is the GP Practice within Gore Health Ltd. You will find it next to the hospital in Birch Lane.

The practice offers ManageMyHealth – an online portal for results and appointments. After hours treatment is available by phoning 209-3022 to be connected to the after hours nurse triage service.

Being connected to the hospital means the practice can offer x-ray and laboratory support within the same building.

The full range of high quality healthcare services on offer includes:

Assessment & management of medical conditions Phone advice with a registered nurse
Minor surgery Accident-related injuries
Medicals - driving, insurance, employment Immigration medicals
Diabetic reviews and management Cervical screening
ECG testing Cryotherapy

Contact details are:

Mataura Medical Centre

The Mataura Medical Centre is a family oriented clinic offering a full range of general practice services.

It has recently been acquired by Te Hau o Te Ora Primary Care Service.

In partnership with Hokonui Rūnanga, Awarua Rūnaka and WellSouth Primary Health Network, the acquisition aims to support the sustainability of primary healthcare services for patients in Mataura.

Contact details are:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (03) 203-8152


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