Contact details

Phone: (07) 544 0771

Fax: (07) 544 0771




This pharmacy provides pre-departure supervised rapid antigen tests for people who are travelling.

Please call 07 5440771 to book an appointment.

To note:

  • The cost is $50.00 
  • You are required to provide your passport to match details against the certificate
  • It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure that the test is within the period of time required by the country they are entering 
  • It is the responsibility of the individual to ensure that a RAT is a valid COVID status verification method for the country they are entering.
  • Maungatapu Pharmacy takes no responsibility if either of these conditions are not met. 

Please phone 07 5440771 to arrange a time for your test (30 minutes notice required).

Proof of travel or court supplied form required.

Supervised rapid antigen testing (RATs) is for unvaccinated people with no COVID-19 symptoms, who require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result to travel within New Zealand, or for entry into a court of law.

  • For travel, the test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.
  • For court attendance, the test must be done within 24 hours.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.