Fifth Avenue Family Practice is one of the longest established practices in Tauranga, having served the community for over 70 years. We are situated close to the CBD of Tauranga.

Our second family medical practice site, 5th Ave on 10th, is situated at Suite 2, Promed House.

Both medical centres have free easy parking.

Virtual Medical Consultation

Practice Plus – Same Day Virtual Clinician Consultations

Visit the Practice Plus website or call 0800 7722 7587 to learn how the virtual medical consultations work.

Hours: Week days until 10pm. Weekends and public holidays 8am – 8pm.

Fifth Avenue Family Practice Medical Staff

Our Medical Staff consists of seven General Practitioners and owners of the Practice, who are supported by eight General Practitioners, and two Nurse Practitioners with an interest in special areas as well as general practice.

Our Tauranga medical practice offer a wide range of services and are able to offer both routine medical appointments and also emergency medical or acute care.

Fifth Avenue Family Practice are proud to be a teaching practice committed to medical training excellence for future general practitioners and nurse practitioners.

A dispensing pharmacy is available on site at Fifth Avenue. Physiotherapy and X-ray facilities are also conveniently located adjacent to 5th Ave on 10th at Promed House.

Practice Manager: Debbie Irving

Finance Manager: Leigh Kennedy

Admin Team: Barbara, Jackie, Janae.

Nurse Team: Nurse Manager – Nicki Thomas. Team: Edna, Karlene, Sarah, Fiona, Julie, Carah, Laura (maternity leave), Eva, Amy,  Alison HCA, Wendy HCA.

Reception Team: Janae Toner – Lead. Team: Vicki, Lynne, Donna, Sara, Debbie C, Netty, Amber, Donna D.

Fifth Avenue Family Practice – Our Vision, Mission and Values


To provide outstanding equitable, affordable, and accessible healthcare for our patients and their whānau.


Our purpose is to provide professional, accessible, compassionate, and comprehensive healthcare that inspires confidence in our patients, their whānau and our community.


Compassion and Caring
Whānau/Family Spirit