Opening Hours Monday - Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM, CLOSED Saturday Sunday & Public Holidays - Afterhours: Please call 092550600 to speak to a registered nurse

Opening Hours Monday to Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, CLOSED Saturday Sunday & Public Holidays

Phone 09 255 0600

Doctor & Nurse Teams


Dr Khadder Aweidah

Hi, I graduated from Hungary in 1992 and moved to New Zealand in 1996. I worked in the hospital system until 2006, then chose to move into general practice.  I achieved membership in the Royal NZ College of Urgent Care Doctors and obtained a fellowship from the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners in 2008.  I have worked in east and south Auckland communities with diverse populations.  I enjoy all aspects of family medicine, dealing with accidents and sporting injuries.  I enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with my family.

The nurse who works with me is Karishma and Tanzeema.

My patient books are open for enrolment so please speak to reception about enrolling with my practice, I look forward to seeing you and your family.

Dr Wahida Amran-Safi

Hi, I graduated from the University of Otago in 2013.
After graduating, I completed my internship at Auckland City Hospital, after which I joined the GP training program at Mangere Health Centre. In 2016 I started my first Locum position with the wonderful team at MHC and completed my GP fellowship in 2019. I left MHC to get married and returned in mid-2021, right in the middle of the pandemic! I'm excited to return and work alongside this lovely community.
Venet and Kiri are the nurses who work with me.

My Patient books are open for enrolment so please speak to reception about enrolling with my practice, I look forward to meeting you and your family.

Dr Satya Subramanian

Hi, I graduated from Madias University in India, and I've been working at The Mangere Health Centre since 2010.  I have gained experience working and focusing on women’s health and pediatrics. I'm a fellow with the Royal NZ College of General Practice.  I enjoy gardening and traveling.

The Practice nurse who works with me is Arishma.

Dr Rekha Das

Hello, I graduated from Mumbai University in India. I joined the   Mangere Health Centre in 2010 and enjoy being here.  I'm a fellow with the Royal NZ College of General Practice.  My special interests are Paediatrics and Women’s Health. When I am not working, I enjoy walking and spending time with my family.

My patient books are open for enrollment.

The Practice nurse who works with me is Ara.

 Dr Timothy Hou

Hi, I have been working at the Mangere Health Centre since 1999 and have enjoyed forming relationships with many families in that time. I am a graduate of the University of Otago and have post-grad diplomas in sports medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, and A&E medicine. I am also a master practitioner in NLP. I work part-time as the GP clinical lead for the Planned, Proactive Care program at Counties Manukau Health & I am the GP lead for Diabetes at Counties Manukau Health. I have an interest in all aspects of family medicine and enjoy developing team-based care with several excellent nurses.

The practice nurses who work with me are Lorrayne and Shayna.

Dr J David Hall

I have been a family GP at MHC specializing in total family health care for more than 30 years. I enjoy General Practice in South Auckland and feel priviledged to be able to play a supportive and continuous advisory role to all my regular patients and families.

I have special interests in children's and women's health and encourage regular checkups. I provide care, advice, and management for all aspects of health, including asthma, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, gout and arthritis, maternity shared care, and contraception.

I am an advocate of preventative care regarding lifestyle changes, promoting a healthy diet, regular exercise, weight loss, and early detection and correction of possible long-term illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure so that ongoing damage can be avoided or kept to a minimum.

The Practice nurse who works with me is Malia.

Dr Iqbal Muhamad

I completed my medical degree at the University of Otago, Dunedin, in 2013. I am currently a member of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. I enjoy every aspect of General Practice, including Pacific, child, maternity, and men's health.

I also have special interests in preventative medicine—developing healthy lifestyles, weight loss, exercise, and injury—and chronic care medicine, including diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndromes, and other chronic conditions. I am a family man, and I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

My patient books are open for enrollment. I look forward to seeing you and your family.

The Practice nurse who works with me is Kala.


Tessa - Health Improvement Practitioner

Kia Ora,

My name is Tessa Hafoka, and I am the Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) at Mangere Health Centre.

I’m an occupational therapist by training and enjoy supporting people to connect with what is meaningful to them, whatever that means. I have experience working in mental health and social services, alongside lived experience of disability and chronic pain.

As a HIP, I provide brief sessions that focus on practical strategies and linking people with external services.

Some of the common aspects I can support people with are:

  • Stress
  • Sleep
  • Anxiety, depression, or feeling down
  • Pain
  • Coping with physical health conditions
  • Relationship challenges
  • Drug or alcohol use

The service I provide is free for all registered patients of Mangere Health Centre. If the above sounds helpful, or you would like to come in for a chat, please speak to reception, your doctor or nurse.


Anu - (Health Coach)

Role description: Our Health Coach can provide the knowledge, skills, and confidence to help you reach your health goals.

Bula, I have been a Health Coach at Mangere Health Centre since May 2022. I'm of Fijian/Indian heritage. I have a Degree in Sports and Recreation and a background in Nutrition. I enjoy my role and being part of the clinic team, working together to help the community.

Consultations with the Health Coach are free! Will accept walk-ins and appointments.


Nurse Manager

Ruth McKenzie

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Health Care Assistant


Administration Staff

Tina, Lisa, Heather, Salome & Karen

Practice Manager Carol Neki


Child Protection Policy

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Mangere Health Centre opened in 1974. Since then, it has undergone several building extensions resulting in a multipurpose facility housing our 9 permanent doctors & associated nursing, Health...

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