"To provide the best possible medical care to patients who value their health"

Our Staff

Skip down to:  Dr Jacqueline Allan  |  Dr Lara Cunneen  |  Dr Mick Eason  |  Meriana Te Tuhi
Receptionists Anjana  |  Pat  |  Paula


Dr Jacqueline AllanDr Jacqueline S. Te M. Allan

Kati Mamoe ki Rakiura, Kai Tahu

MNZM, BA [Canty] Dip Tchg [Chch] MB ChB[Otago] Dip Obst[Auck] FRNZCGP [Distinguished]

  • *Bred South, 'Emigrated' to North Island in 1981 to do my hospital years as a doctor at Middlemore.
  • Started Tiakina Te Ora in 1986.
  • With Inez Kingi and the Womens Health League founded Tipu Ora, in 1989, the Maori Mother and Child health programme that was expanded into Whanau Ora.
  • Served on many national committees, including Ministerial Advisory, Workforce Development, Royal College Educational and Executive.
  • Served on The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification.
  • One daughter, Arena Hinekura Sherburd Williams.
  • Passionate about patient –centred medicine, patient education and disease prevention
  • Love the challenge of diagnosis, and the complexity of managing multiple diseases and serious illness.
  • Enjoy people, so much I refuse to specialise in any age group or type of problem - why I became a general practitioner really. It is a privilege to share my day with so many different people.
  • Love teaching young medical students and GP Registrars how exciting General Practice is.
  • Enjoy minor surgery and do removal of skin lesions, sebaceous cysts, skin tags, deal with keloids.
  • Love the hands on stuff: insertion IUCDs [including Mirenas] pipelles, jadelles, hormone implants, steroid injections to various joints and bursae, diagnostic fine needle aspirations of lumps.
  • To relax I read, fish and cook [especially the bounty of friends and my 'hunting and gathering'!].
  • Divorced. Although I lived for many years in Papakura, I now live at Clarks Beach.

Receptionist2Dr Mick Eason

MBBS Dip Obst FRCAP Part1
Certificates Sports Medicine & A/E Medicine

  • Trained at St. James Hospital, London.
  • Came to New Zealand in 1976.
  • Worked in the hospital for 6 years Including 3 years as a Medical Registrar. Enjoy all aspects of General Practice, in particular variety of work. Love getting to know patients and providing continuity of care. A humbling priviledge to provide this care.
  • Enjoy performing Surgical Procedures.
  • Happily married with wife Hilary who is an Independent Midwife. Have 2 daughters and 1 son.
  • For relaxation enjoy many sporting activites such as tennis, golf, tramping and skiing and having happy family times.

Dr Lara CunneenDr Lara Cunneen

MBChB (Otago)
PG Cert. Health Sc (Otago)

  • Grew up in a wonderful family in Christchurch- True 'One-eyed Cantabrians'
  • After leaving high school I trained and worked as an Emergency and Paediatric nurse. This led me to travel and work for 8 years, before I decided on a career change to Medicine.
  • Medicine thrilled me, as a I loved the idea of a long- term challenging and fulfilling career, with such wide options.
  • Graduated University of Otago 2011.
  • Moved to Auckland to start my House Officer years at Auckland City Hospital.
  • Spent 3 years as a Medical Registrar in Auckland, Wellington and Australia.
  • Chose GP as my profession and started GPEP training programme in 2016. Currently in second year of GPEP training.
  • I love people, and being a GP allows me to interact with patients of all ages and ethnicities, even enjoying a good laugh together at times whilst building relationships.
  • Have a loving and supportive partner and a fantastic step-daughter.
  • To relax I am enjoying the start of some cycling, reading, good food, travelling and seeing my friends and family, many of whom are out of Auckland or overseas.

Receptionist2Kay (Practice Nurse)

  • New Zealand Registered Comprehensive Nurse, Independant Vaccinator.
  • Worked at Tiakina Te Ora as Practice Nurse for over 10 years.
  • Experienced in: Lab reults, Blood pressure monitoring, Wound care, Smoking cessation, Asthma management, Infection control, Aclasta infusions, ECG's, Warfarin monitoring, CVD risk assessments.

Receptionist2Andrea (Practice Nurse)


  • Background in Accident & Medical Nursing and Primary Care Nursing for over 5 years.
  • Interests and expereince in preventive care especially in Diabetes.

Meriana Te Tuhi (Practice Manager)

Meriana Te Tuhi


Anjana Paula





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