Great South Vets
Affordable Veterinary Care for Everyone
785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
Auckland. Phone:  (09) 278 4165
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Opening Hours: Monday to Friday
Office Hours: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Consultations: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed.
Closed Public Holidays
( no appointment necessary for Consultations )
We are located at 785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
on the border between Otahuhu and Papatoetoe,
between Grange Road and Laureston Avenue,
and across from Papatoetoe Intermediate School.
(GPS coordinates: S 36.96149, E 174.85378)
Great South Vets
Affordable Veterinary Care for Everyone
785 Great South Road, Papatoetoe,
Auckland. 2025 New Zealand.
ph:(09) 278 4165
Copyright © Great South Vets
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We remain open during all Alert Levels, with increasing restrictions as levels increase.

For critical thinkers, HERE is a link to a youtube video that discusses the human rights aspect of lockdowns.

Our opening hours are as always.
Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm.
Sat: 9am to 5pm.
Sun: 10am to 4pm.
Pub Hols: Closed on both the proper, and observed days.
Thank you.

× Join our Charity Challenge Team and help raise funds for the Community Cat Coalition Inc. ×

Great South Vets, and the Community Cat Coalition Inc., invite all runners, joggers, walkers, crawlers, and lounge lizards, to join our Charity Team by jogging with us in the Ports of Auckland - Round the Bays - 8.4 km - Fun Run, at 9:00am on Sunday (to be announced). (0 days to go)

How will we raise funds?
If we can get at least 20 people to join our team, and walk, jog, or run with us over the 8.4 km journey, Great South Vets will donate $1,000.00 for each of the first 10 people to pass over the finish line. So there is a potential for a donation of up to $10,000.00 to the Community Cat Coalition Inc from Great South Vets.

How can you join our team?
Go to the Round the Bays website ( HERE ) and register by clicking the ENTER NOW button, then choose the Event Entry or Family Pass option, then in the Team Selection window you will see three buttons titled, Join a Team, Create a Team, and Skip Teams, click the Join a Team button, and type the words GSV Charity Team (our team name), then click the Search button. Our team name will appear with a Join this Team button, click this button, then follow the instructions to complete your registration. The fee is $40. When filling in your details, select Joggers (Red Group 50-80mins) in the Start Group input. We will pick up your bib for you, and give it to you at 9:00 am race day, before the start time of 9:30 am. For run details see Round the Bays FAQS. Anyone, from snails to Olympic champions, can join our team.

Where to go on the day?
Everyone who has entered our team are to meet no later than 9:00 am in the Joggers (Red bibs) start area on Quay St between Tapora St and Tangihua St. We will distribute the race bibs to all team members at that time. You can race, run, jog, or walk, but most of all have fun. You have until 12:15 pm to finish. Thats 2¾ hours. About 1 km every 20 minutes (a leisurely walk).

Where to go after the event?
When you go under the finish arch, pick up your Finishers Medal and a team member will greet you, and show you how to get to Madills Farm, which is just a short 10 minute walk from the finish area, where we will be celebrating our run with a Sizzling Summer BBQ.

Use the following links to find out about the Community Cat Coalition Inc., and the Ports of Auckland, Round the Bays Fun Run.

Community Cat Coalition Inc.

Community Cat Coalition Inc. Facebook Page

Round the Bays Home Page

Round the Bays FAQS

Use the following email to contact us with any questions:

See you at 9:00 am on Sunday (to be announced)
Catherine (GSV Charity Team Organiser)
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× Great South Vets will be closed on the following Public Holidays. ×

Friday 2nd April, Good Friday.

Monday 5th April, Easter Monday.

Sunday 25th April, Anzac Day. (Actual)

Monday 26th April, Anzac Day. (Observed)

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The governments restrictive border control policies has resulted in a chronic shortage of veterinarians in New Zealand. We normally have 12 veterinarians, but are now down to 3. As a consequence we have had periods when there are no veterinarians in attendance. This has forced us to review our opening hours. Instead of remaining open until 8 pm on weekdays, we will close at 5 pm, and stop booking consultations at 4:00 pm. And instead of opening on Saturday and Sunday, we will be closed on both days. We will also be taking a one hour lunch break between 12pm and 1pm, when there will be no veterinarians consulting.
Monday to Friday
Doors open 7.30 am. Doors close 5 pm.
Consultations: 8 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 5pm.
There will be a lunch break between 12 pm & 1 pm where no vets will be consulting.
We will not book consultations after 4:00 pm.
Saturday & Sunday - Closed.
Public Holidays - Closed on both the actual and observed days.
To summarise. If you come with your pet, from Monday to Friday, between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm, a consultation will be booked for you. The Vets will start consulting at 8 am. They will take a lunch break between 12 pm and 1 pm, then resume consulting between 1 pm and 5 pm. Please Note, we will not book you for a consultation if you turn up after 4:00 pm. If you come in on a Saturday, Sunday, Public Holiday, or after 5 pm, you will find us closed.
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