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The following is a list of assessment centres approved by the Ministry of Health to conduct drug and alcohol assessments for driver licensing purposes.   

You will need to contact a centre in your preferred area to arrange for an assessment.  

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres

Auckland

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Auckland

Addiction Advice and Assessment Services Ltd

South Auckland

| Freephone: 0800 263 457 | Mobile: 021 022 60819
Email: aodhop@gmail.com
(0800 AOD HLP)

Addiction Assessment and Counselling Services
Ana Dorrington

Auckland:
Central City - Wellesley Street
North Auckland - Albany
West Auckland - Glen Eden

| Freephone: 0800 221 442 | Mobile: 027 366 4340
P O Box 1113 Nelson 7040

Addiction2life
Hobsonville Addiction Services Limited

Robert Francis
Hobsonville, West Auckland

| Mobile: 022 622 6159
Email: robf@addiction2life.co.nz

Anti-Dose Limited
Reece Nuttall

Auckland

| Mobile: 021 222 8945
Email: reecentt@gmail.com
alternative phone number 021 146 0060

Benjamin Liu

Auckland

| Mobile: 021 125 8313
Email: bentinanz@gmail.com
(Mandarin speaker)

Care NZ

521 Great South Road, Manukau
PO Box 23187, Papatoetoe, Auckland 2155

| Phone: 09 276 7193 | Freephone: 0800 68 2468 | Fax: 09 276 2063

Harmony Trust

North Auckland, Glenfield
Central Auckland, Onehunga
East Auckland, Panmure
West Auckland, Henderson & Glen Eden
South Auckland, Manurewa

| Phone: 09 636 3449 | Freephone: 0800 183 975 | Mobile: 021 183 9759
Email: office@harmonytrust.co.nz

Iam Health and Counselling
Melinda Ma

Level 12, 290 Queen Street, Auckland Central
Cnr Pollen Street & Great North Road, Grey Lynn
or 431 Swanson Road, Ranui

| Mobile: 021 687 180
Email: amsky9999@gmail.com

JS Mediation Services
Jessica Singh

Auckland

| Mobile: 021 0262 6200
Email: contact@jsmediationservices.co.nz

Karen Henke

Auckland

| Mobile: 021 173 3930
Email: karenhenke9@gmail.com

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

PolyPractice
Topou Folau

Youthline Manukau
145 George Street
Manukau
PO Box 86018
Mangere East Auckland 2158

| Mobile: 021 103 3997

RESTORE Counselling and Addictions Practice
Rochelle Brett

Milford, Auckland

| Mobile: 027 420 4556
Email: Rochelle@restorecap.co.nz

Swift Recovery NZ
Linus Unamadu

Auckland

| Freephone: 0800 559 944 | Fax: 09 449 2475
Email: swiftrecoverynz@gmail.com
Auckland wide service

Bay of Plenty

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Bay of Plenty

Addiction Advice and Assessment Services Ltd

Tauranga/Taupo/Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 263 457 | Mobile: 021 022 60819
Email: aodhlp@gmail.com
(0800 AOD HLP)

Mannaki Ora Trust

Rotorua

| Phone: 07 348 3598 | Mobile: 021 247 7316
Email: admin@tumt.org.nz

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Taupo Drug and Alcohol Support Trust Arc Counselling Services

129 Spa Road
Taupo

| Phone: 07 377 1132 | Fax: 07 377 1138

Tauranga Addiction Services - Salvation Army

176 Fraser Street
Tauranga 3155

| Phone: 07 578 9329 | Fax: 07 578 3416

Te Pou Ora
Bree Solomon

Bay of Plenty/Waikato

| Mobile: 027 370 2777
Email: tepouora@gmail.com

Te Runanga o te Whanau

RD3
Te Kaha
Opotiki 3119

| Phone: 07 325 2726
Email: kiri.tamihere-waititi@apanui.co.nz

Te Utuhina Manaakitanga Trust

(Rotorua Addiction Resource Centre)
Hinemoa Tower
1154 Hinemoa Street
Rotorua

| Phone: 07 348 3598

The Hillier Centre

31 Gloucester Road
Mt Maunganui

| Phone: 07 575 9709 | Mobile: 021 292 2754

Canterbury

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Canterbury

Addiction Advice and Assessment Services Ltd

Christchurch

| Freephone: 0800 263 457 | Mobile: 021 022 60819
Email: aodhlp@gmail.com
(0800 AOD HLP)

Ashburton Community Alcohol and Drug Service

Nurses Home Building, Elizabeth Street, Ashburton Hospital

| Phone: 03 308 1270

Freedom Counselling & Assessment Services
Brenda Elkins

Christchurch
(Canterbury & Marlborough)

| Mobile: 022 396 9266
Email: freedomcounselling@live.com

Hope Worx Limited
Ian Wood

Counselling offices Belfast, Papanui and Saint Albans
Christchurch

| Mobile: 021 145 2299
Email: ian@hopeworx.nz

Odyssey House Trust

98-100 Greers Road
Burnside
Christchurch

| Mobile: 021 130 5841
Email: section65.enquiry@odysseychch.org.nz

Sayles Counselling Services
John Sayles

Tokomairiro Wairoa INC
Milton

| Phone: 03 412 8005
Email: johnsayles@outlook.co.nz

Talking Shop Assessment Centre

Oamaru & Regions

| Freephone: 0800 899 921 | Mobile: 027 589 9921
Email: shane@talkingshop.co.nz
By appointment

The Health & Awareness Centre
George Dobson

186 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch

| Mobile: 027 525 9670
Email: georgedobson@xtra.co.nz

The Village Health
Virginia Maskill

30 Lincoln Road
Spreydon
Christchurch

| Mobile: 021 656 266
Email: vmaskill@xtra.co.nz

Gisborne

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Gisborne

Counselling Services (Ngati Porou Hauora)

Te Puia Springs

| Phone: 06 864 8316

Hauroa Tairawhiti

110 Peel Street
Gisborne

| Phone: 06 869 2097 | Fax: 06 868 7100

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Hawke's Bay

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Hawke's Bay

Addiction Advice and Assessment Services Ltd

Napier/Hastings

| Freephone: 0800 263 457 | Mobile: 021 022 60819
Email: aodhlp@gmail.com
(0800 AOD HLP)

Hastings Mental Health & Addiction Service

Hastings Hospital
Omahu Road
Hastings

| Phone: 06 878 8109 extn 5867
Email: jennifer.howe@hbdhb.govt.nz

Napier Addiction Services

76 Wellesley Road
Napier

| Phone: 06 834 1815
Email: jennifer.howe@hbdhb.govt.nz

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Tararua Alcohol and Drug Services

Dannevirke Hospital
Barraud Street
Dannevirke

| Phone: 06 374 9628 | Fax: 06 374 9628
Note: temporarily not accepting new clients.

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

821 Orchard Road
Camberley
Hastings

| Phone: 06 871 5350
Email: george.reedy@ttoh.iwi.nz

Whitewood Counselling Services Ltd
Kelly Whitewood

Tower Building
Second Floor
215 Railway Road
Hastings

| Mobile: 021 125 1879
Email: whitewoodcounsellingltd@gmail.com

Manawatū-Whanganui

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Manawatū-Whanganui

Counselling Caboodle
Debra-Lee Biggar

52 Ingestre Street
Whanganui

| Mobile: 021 0268 9486
Email: debbiebiggar@hotmail.com

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Talking Change Limited
Nadine Hall-Lowe

Manawatu

| Mobile: 027 550 0019
Email: Nadine@talkingchange.co.nz

Wanganui Alcohol and Drug Services

100 Heads Road
Wanganui

| Phone: 06 348 1207

Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Nelson-Marlborough-Tasman

Addiction Advice and Assessment Services Ltd

Room 3, 159 Hardy Street, Nelson

| Freephone: 0800 263457 | Mobile: 021 022 60819
Email: aodhlp@gmail.com
(0800 AOD HLP)
Service also offered in Blenheim, Takaka (Golden Bay), Murchison, Brightwater, Wakefield, St Arnaud/Lake Rotoiti and Motueka.

Addiction Assessment and Counselling Services
Ana Dorrington

Nelson, Tasman regions

| Freephone: 0800 221 442 | Mobile: 027 366 4340
P O Box 1113 Nelson 7040

Addictions Service Nelson (DHB)

A & D Services
Nelson Marlborough Health Services
Nelson

| Phone: 03 546 1994 | Fax: 03 546 1993

Blenheim Alcohol and Drug Centre

Wairau Hospital
30 Hospital Road
Blenheim

| Phone: 03 520 9999 extn 6908 | Fax: 03 578 0510

Northland

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Northland

Community Mental Health & Alcohol and Drug Service

5 Three Mile Bush Road
Kamo

| Phone: 09 430 4101 ext 3502
(covers Whangarei area)

Dargaville Alcohol and Drug Dependency Service

Dargaville Hospital, Awakino Road, Dargaville

| Phone: 09 439 7149 | Fax: 09 439 7145

Far North Community Mental Health and Addiction Services

Kaitaia Hospital
29 Redan Road
Kaitaia

| Phone: 09 408 9187 | Fax: 09 408 8650

Mid North Mental Health and Addiction Services

5 Dickeson Street
Kaikohe

| Phone: 09 404 0280 ext 5871 | Fax: 09 405 3947
(formerly known as Kawakawa Alcohol and Drug Dependency Service)

Noeline Langstone

P O Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Te Tai Tokerau - Northland Region
Jacob Adams

Kawakawa

| Phone: 09 404 0372 | Mobile: 021 404 362
Email: jake.adams362@gmail.com

Otago

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Otago

Bill Rout

Catlins/South Otago

| Mobile: 021 513 995

Foundation Health Tuhauroa

Level 1
1 Bond Street
Dunedin 9016

| Phone: 03 477 2991
Email: admin@foundationhealth.co.nz
Website: www.foundationhealth.co.nz

Friederike Andree (F)

Queenstown

| Mobile: 021 048 8248
Email: friederikeandree@gmail.com

Talking Shop Assessment Centre

Queenstown/Lakes

| Freephone: 0800 899 921 | Mobile: 027 589 9921
Email: shane@talkingshop.co.nz
By appointment

Talking Shop Assessment Centre, Otago
Shane Pleasance

McCrimmon Law
Chapmans Terrace
237 Stuart Street
Dunedin

| Freephone: 0800 899921 | Mobile: 0275 899921
Email: shane@talkingshop.co.nz

Victoria Ravenscroft

51 Aronui Road
Alexandra

| Mobile: 0274 403 115
Email: arnoldandvic@xtra.co.nz

Southland

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Southland

Gore Counselling Centre

17 Trafford Street
Gore

| Phone: 03 208 5366 | Fax: 03 208 5366
Email: inquiry@gorecounsellingcentre.com

Talking Shop Assessment Centre, Southland
Shane Pleasance

46 Kelvin Street
Invercargill

| Freephone: 0800 899921 | Mobile: 0275 899921
Email: shane@talkingshop.co.nz

Taranaki

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Taranaki

Future 4U
Yvonne Cunningham

Level 3, Devon Centre Building
44 Liardet Street
New Plymouth

| Mobile: 027 2354 197
Email: yvonne@future4u.co.nz
Website: www.future4u.co.nz

New Plymouth Alcohol and Drug Services

Base Hospital
Tukapa Street
New Plymouth

| Phone: 06 753 7838 | Fax: 06 753 7838

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Waikato

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Waikato

108 Addiction Counselling Service
Poovanthran Naidu

28 Manning Street
Hamilton
PO Box 4396
Hamilton East 3247

| Phone: 07 843 7699 | Freephone: 0800 108 227 | Mobile: 021 0254 2854
Email: sixthnaidu@gmail.com

Hamilton Care NZ

298 Tristram Street
Hamilton

| Phone: 07 839 0389 | Fax: 07 839 6150

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Sumita Sumita

Hamilton

| Mobile: 021 061 6264
Email: office@youaretherapist.com

Te Ahi Kaa Indigenous Training and Health Solutions
Danielle Oaks

Waikato

Email: danielleo@teahikaa.co.nz
covering the Franklin district

Te Korowai Hauora O Hauraki

210 Richmond Street
PO Box 605
Thames

| Phone: 07 868 0033 ext 131
Email: Karen.Mobberley@korowai.co.nz

Te Pou Ora
Bree Solomon

Waikato/Bay of Plenty

| Mobile: 027 370 2777
Email: tepouora@gmail.com

The Salvation Army Bridge Waikato

P O Box 1480
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240

| Phone: 07 839 6871 | Mobile: 027 230 6069
Email: Neville_gibbons@nzf.salvationarmy.org

Vera Mihajlovic

7/307 Barton Street
Hamilton

| Phone: 07 839 2997 | Mobile: 021 912 509
Email: vera.mihajlovic@waikatodhb.health.nz

Wellington

Ministry of Health approved assessment centres / Wellington

ADAC Ltd

Ngaio, Wellington

Roger Brooking 021 383 342
Denise Nassenstein 0211 280 496

Halt Services Ltd (Alcohol and Drug Services)

Business Suite, Level 3
21-23 Andrews Avenue
Lower Hutt

| Phone: 04 565 1599 | Mobile: 027 438 4258

Mary Allan

1 Gray Street
Pukerua Bay
Porirua

| Mobile: 021 0840 9400
Email: maircats3@gmail.com

Noeline Langstone

PO Box 564
Rotorua

| Freephone: 0800 720 402 | Mobile: 027 472 0402
Email: noeline.langstone@gmail.com
Mobile service covering Auckland to Wellington

Robert Nawalowalo Assessment Centre

Newtown
Wellington

| Mobile: 021 02594994
Email: pacificcounselling@xtra.co.nz

Whare Tautoko

Mayfair Building
116 Main Street
Upper Hutt

| Phone: 04 586 1722 | Mobile: 0204 0010 866
Services available in Porirua, Cannons Creek & Takapuhaia

Whare Tautoko

Russell Keown House
1 Knights Road
Lower Hutt

| Phone: 04 586 1722 | Mobile: 0204 0010 866
Services available in Porirua, Cannons Creek & Takapuhaia

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