A PDF copy of this announcement can be downloaded here.

SCIP offices in both Wellington and Christchurch will close at 12.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2020.  Both offices will re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 5 January 2021. Some restricted services are available during office closure, except weekends and public holidays.


Thursday 24 December          Clinics Close 12.00pm
Friday 25  December              CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE

Monday 28  December           CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Tuesday 29 December           CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Wednesday 30 December      CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Thursday 31 December          CLOSED  –  EMERGENCIES ONLY
Friday 1 January                     CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE

Monday 4 January                  CLOSED  –  NO SERVICE
Tuesday 5 January                 Clinics Open 8.30am

Cover for both offices will be provided from Milford Chambers, Christchurch. For the emergency days, patients should use the following contact details for emergency requests:

Mobile (Text or Voice):                      027 355 3041             

Email:                                                  reception@scip.co.nz

The Milford Chambers and Queens Drive office numbers (03 355 3041, 0800 500 405;

04 5899853, 0800 504 405) will not be answered during these times; please only use those contact details above.

Patients can leave a message at the mobile number or email address listed above when the office is closed, however any messages will only be actioned on the days listed as EMERGENCIES ONLY.

Please Note:

  • Emergency requests include spare parts and loan devices only
  • Clinic appointments will not be available at these times
  • Patients should ensure they have sufficient batteries for the holiday period as requests for batteries will not be actioned.
  • Batteries can be sourced from local Audiology clinics or Pharmacies.

Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at SCIP.