58 Colombo Street
Christchurch 8022

03 337 9470



Spencer Beasley

Paediatric Surgeon and Pediatric Urologist

Kiki Maoate

Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist

Colin Watt

Specialist Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Sonja Blackburn

Clinical Psychologist

Stephanie Brown

New Zealand Registered Dietitian

Sophie Hall 

Consultant Dietitian

Dr Pam Jackson

Visiting Paediatrician

Seonaid Palmer

Registered Psychologist

Appointments and FAQs

Children’s Specialist Centre Christchurch

A. We cater for general paediatric issues, anxiety, depression, ASD, infectious diseases, eating problems, behavioural, dysmorphia, immunisation, urinary, gastro, reproductive, inguino-scrotal, eye disorders, genetic and chromosomal issues, allergies, pre-conception and post-natal.

A. Yes, many of our specialists are surgeons.

A. Yes, our specialists have top credentials and many years’ experience overseas and in New Zealand in their chosen fields of medicine.

A. We provide expert treatment for almost all medical health issues except ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat)

A. We provide specialist care for pre-natal (unborn) to 18 years.

A. We will always refer you to a specialist elsewhere who can.

A. Yes, you do require an appointment.

A. Yes –in most cases your own GP doctor sees you first to issue a referral to the Children’s Specialist Centre.

A. Yes. Script only appointments are available daily to accommodate your script needs.

A. Yes, there is an email enquiry form on this website.

A. Yes, some procedures can be claimed through your health fund. Conditions do apply. Please speak to reception staff for more details.

A. Patients are usually expected to come back to follow-up on test results. At the end of your visit, speak to your doctor about the appropriate time to come back. Please note that you may be able to arrange with the lab to have access to some of your lab results.

A. Yes, there is easy parking at the rear of the building.

A.  Opening Hours

  • Monday and Tuesday 09.00 am – 16.30pm
  • Wednesday – Clinic Closed
  • Thursday 09.00 am – 16.30pm
  • Friday – 0900am – 13.00pm

A. Yes, we do send out reminder texts for appointments.

A. We require 24 hours’ notice to cancel appointments. Failure to give the required notice period may incur a fee.

A. Yes, indeed. The Children’s Specialist Centre is a warm, welcoming, safe and non-judgemental environment where we guarantee you will feel comfortable.

A. Yes, we are affiliated with Southern Cross.

Clinical Psychologist at Children’s Specialist Centre, Christchurch.