If you have been sexually assaulted it is important that you get help which can include seeing a medical specialist for assessment of any injuries. Collection of evidence can also be undertaken by a medical specialist if you wish to report to the Police. Please do not hesitate to contact the police immediately (24/7) and remember, we are here to assist you during this time.
What is this service?
The Pohutukawa Clinic is a free, regional, specialist medical service for adults (of all genders) who have been sexually assaulted or abused. * We are a dedicated team of doctors and nurses with specialist training in sexual assault care and forensic medicine.
The team offers a 24 hour urgent medical service for acute forensic cases and runs a day clinic Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
We are committed to providing the highest quality health service that is sensitive, appropriate, accessible and acknowledges social and cultural differences.
* For younger adolescents and children please contact Te Puaruruhau on (09) 307 2860
What does the service offer?
Please contact us if you have any questions that we can help you with.
Clinic hours:- Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm:
Phone the Clinic on 0800 739432 select option 2 Or (09) 6309772
After hours from 5pm – 9am and weekends/public holidays:
Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP - Tel:(09) 623 1700 – leave a message & they call back
Counselling Services Centre - Tel: (09) 277 9324
09 836 1987 please listen to the messages
Anywhere in New Zealand
SAFE to TALK – freecall or text 1737