NZ’s only nationwide medicinal cannabis service provider with clinics in Auckland, Tauranga, Nelson, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin & Queenstown.

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider

A medicinal cannabis clinic designed to empower.

Step-by-step support at affordable pricing to help manage a variety of therapeutic ailments.

Our commitment to achieving patient outcomes.

We develop a comprehensive, personalised plan to treat numerous symptoms including:

  • A sleep disorder is a physical or emotional challenge that can affect the quality, timings, or amount of sleep you get. Given the high importance of sleep for everyday health and longevity, it is important to find a solution.

    Visit the Learning Centre here for more information on Sleep Disorders.
  • Physical pain is experienced by most of us at various stages throughout our lives. It is the nervous system passing on messages to the brain in reaction to trauma on, or in the body. It is a normal bodily function. Acute pain doesn’t last long and disappears completely once the body has healed from its injury.

    Visit the Learning Centre here for more information on Chronic Pain.
  • When your anxiety starts to interfere with your daily life there may be cause for concern. Those with anxiety disorders experience repeated episodes of intense anxiety and sudden panic, fear, or terror that may subside in just a few minutes. 

    Visit the Learning Centre here for more information on Anxiety. 
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How does it work?

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Book an appointment

Book an appointment directly with us, there is no requirement for a GP referral, but we do welcome them. 

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Personalised Treatment

During your consultation, a CannaPlus+ doctor will work with you to develop a personalised medicinal cannabis programme. 

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Patient Care

Expect a booking with your doctor 4-6 weeks after your consultation. This is to ensure we are making progress before we can move you to regular rescripting.

CannaPlus+ Consultations

Initial Consultation


  • Comprehensive Medical review
  • Can be in-clinic or via Telehealth
  • Experienced Medical Doctors
  • Follow-up call included
  • Post-consult Cannabis Education Session
  • Personalised Treatment plans
  • Assistance sourcing affordable options

Follow-up Consultation


  • In-clinic or via Telehealth review of progress
  • Dose or product adjustments if required
  • Assistance sourcing affordable options

Existing Prescription


Have an existing prescription from a GP or existing Cannabis clinic?

  • Comprehensive Medical review
  • Can be in-clinic or via Telehealth
  • Experienced Medical Doctors
  • Personalised Treatment plans
  • Assistance sourcing affordable options

Medicinal Cannabis Products

How much can you expect to pay for the treatment?


Click below for more information on the costs of Medicinal Cannabis and ways to save on your treatment costs.

How do we compare?

CannaPlus+ is committed to doing the best for our patients, which includes keeping your treatment costs low.

Cannaplus is New Zealand’s most accessible and affordable dedicated medicinal cannabis clinic. 

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Cannaplus+ Cannabis Clinic

A healthier life, is now within easy reach.

CannaPlus+ is a specialty medicinal cannabis clinic based in Auckland, New Zealand, that empowers Kiwis to lead better, more fulfilling lives using alternative treatments. We provide legal, affordable and above all, well-researched and safe alternatives to achieve better health, with both in-person and online appointments.

As doctors, we support and prescribe only those treatments that are backed by rigorous, peer-reviewed research and supported by the wider medical community, not just in Aotearoa but globally. Each Cannaplus+ patient receives a personalised treatment plan and access to a team of world-class medical professionals so that they get the support they deserve.

Frequently asked questions

What is CBD and THC?

There are chemical compounds in medicinal cannabis called cannabinoids; there are many different cannabinoids in medicinal cannabis, with THC and CBD being the two main active cannabinoids within the plant.

THC is responsible for the psychoactive and euphoric effects of the medicinal cannabis plant and has various clinical applications. CBD is not psychoactive and not addictive and is used to treat a variety of clinical conditions. CannaPlus+ clinic will help you determine the ratio of THC and CBD to achieve therapeutic benefits.

What conditions can medicinal cannabis help with?

Patients who visit CannaPlus+ are often experiencing symptoms related to:

  • Chronic Pain and Inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Sleep disorders
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Epilepsy
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Glaucoma
  • PTSD and more
How should I store my medicinal cannabis?

Store your medicinal cannabis in a cool, dry place. Keep your medication out of reach of children.

How can I take my medicinal cannabis?

Medicinal cannabis products can be inhaled, ingested or applied topically through different product types. A doctor will discuss the various options and make a recommendation as part of your personalised treatment plan.

When should I take my medicinal cannabis?

The rule of thumb is to start low and increase as needed. Please refer to the dosing schedule provided by your doctor. You can reach out to them at any time with questions about your treatment plan.

Can I drive when taking my medication?

It is advised that patients do not drive four hours after inhalation, six hours after ingestion, and eight hours after experiencing psychoactive effects. It remains the individual’s responsibility to ensure that they are not impaired while driving, and to check with their employer regarding workplace policies.

Can I keep taking my current medications?

Unless advised by your medical team (i.e. family physician), you need to continue taking all of your current medications. Work with your doctor to reduce the use of other medications if this is one of your goals. Many patients are able to reduce the use of traditional pharmaceutical drugs as their medicinal cannabis treatment begins to take effect.

I have been taking my medication but am not experiencing any relief, what do I do?

It is safe to continue increasing your dosage according to the treatment plan that your doctor provided to you at your appointment. If you still do not experience any relief, please schedule a follow-up appointment to adjust your treatment plan.

What is the difference between medicinal cannabis flower and oil?

Medicinal cannabis flower is inhaled, has a fast onset of action (two to five minutes), and the effects typically last two to four hours. Flower is best suited for patients suffering from severe acute symptoms.

Medicinal cannabis oil is ingested, has a slower onset of action (1.5 to 2 hours), and the effects typically last two to six hours. Oil is easy to dose and is often prescribed for patients suffering from chronic symptoms.

What are the side effects of medical cannabis?

Depending on what you have been prescribed (CBD vs THC), side effects that have been reported include:

• Red eyes

• Dry mouth

• Dizziness

• Fast heartbeat

• Hallucinations

• Low blood pressure

Medicinal cannabis can also sometimes affect judgment and coordination, which could lead to accidents and injuries. Your doctor will consider factors such as occupation, driving, age, mobility and your overall health when prescribing any medicinal cannabis product.

Can I get addicted to CBD?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), CBD has no addictive or abuse potential.

Are prescribed products covered by Southern Cross Health insurance?

No, at this stage, Southern Cross Health Insurance only funds the Consultation aspect of our service.

How do I book in as a member of Southern Cross Health Insurance?

Depending on your plan, Southern Cross can cover some/all of your appointment costs. The coverage depends on what is stated in your plan.

GP visits: are partially or fully covered under HealthEssentials, RegularCare, and Ultracare plans. GP cover is also an optional add-on available in the Wellbeing One and Wellbeing Two plans.

If your plan covers GP visits, you can book with any of the other Doctors in the clinic but you will have to claim the cost of the consultation yourself through the Fee for Service (FFS) process. This means that depending on your plan, what the benefit maximum allows and depending on the co-pay% this will determine how much you can claim back.  You will have to pay for the consultation yourself and then claim the cost back from Southern Cross directly through the My Southern Cross app or website.

Unfortunately, you will not be able to apply for prior approval with GP consults.

Please note that Southern Cross plans don’t cover the cost of any non-Pharmac-subsidised medication. Depending on what you’re prescribed, Medicinal Cannabis products start from $120 with the largest pack sizes costing up to $455

I have run out of prescribed product, what can I do?

If you haven’t already had a dedicated follow-up consultation with your doctor, you will need to book this in the first instance. This is for our doctors to ensure we have your personal treatment plan under control.
After your follow-up, we will be able to prescribe 3 months of product. (2 repeats).
We will contact and notify you when a repeat is available.

Check you have a monthly repeat available, if you have used your repeats, you will need to book a follow-up appointment with your doctor.

When do I book a follow-up appointment?

Following your Initial Consultation we require a follow-up consultation approximately one month later.
It is recommended that you book this as soon as possible, we do, at times have limited consultations available so it is better to plan ahead.

We will prompt you to book this asap.

The one-month follow-up is where we check on your progress and ensure that your plan is working.

My doctor has sent a script to CannaPlus+ Dispensary, what happens next?

The pharmacist will start preparing your script as soon as they receive it. 
If you requested courier delivery,  you should receive a payment link email within 24  hours of your consultation. On receipt of that payment, your product will be sent on the next available courier. We will text you that it’s on its way and email the tracking number to you. 

Please note; our couriers pick up twice a day at 10 am and  2 pm

If you have requested pick up from our clinic, you will be sent a text message when it is ready to be picked up. Please note; you will need to pay via the payment link provided or over the counter before we release your medication. 

Do I need a follow-up consultation every month?

No. However, CannaPlus+ require a follow-up consultation 1 month following your Initial Consultation. This is to measure progress and ensure the correct dosage and product have been prescribed.

For more information on the Patient Process click here

Still have questions?

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Please get in touch with us.

Get a complimentary call with our Registered Nurse

We have our registered Nurse available to answer any questions including; using vaporisers, Workplace practices, low-cost alternatives, and medicinal cannabis options.