Welcome to our pharmacy

Established in 1888, John Castle Chemist is NZ's oldest original chemist and is located in Newtown

04 389 4600

Mon to Fri:  9am-5:30pm

Sat:  9.30am-12.30pm


Drop us a line anytime!

Opening hours

Mon to Fri: 9am-5:30pm

Sat: 9.30am-12.30pm

Our services

We stock a variety of over-the-counter medicines, fill prescriptions, and offer advice on health problems.

We also store vitamins and nutrition products and natural health supplements.​


Travel Services

Smoking Cessation

Weight Management

Health & Medical Equipment

Repeat prescriptions

We offer a service to remind you about your next prescription repeat and you can let us know when you want it.


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Our services

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Who we are

We are the oldest original chemist in New Zealand

In 1888 John Castle opened his own chemist…