Village Pharmacy about us

About Village Pharmacy

Locally owned and operated

Village Pharmacy

Situated in the heart of each suburb, Village Pharmacy is your friendly, professional, local pharmacy. Encompassing good health and wellbeing, we are renowned for our expertise, range of goods in store and the quality of service.  We at Village Pharmacy pride ourselves in knowing our customers by name and we strive to go the ‘extra mile’ when it comes to meeting your needs.

Based in the northern suburbs of Wellington, we are situated in three locations; Khandallah, Ngaio and Churton Park. As a dedicated team of professionals, we consider ourselves an integral part of the community and have a close relationship with our local medical centres and healthcare professionals.

We hope when you visit, your experience will surpass your expectations as we endeavour to go above and beyond for our customers.

The Dispensary

Pharmacy practice is guided by a code of ethics, which forms the fundamental basis for the roles and responsibilities as pharmacists.

As part of the health care team model, pharmacists play an integral part by maintaining relationships with patients and other health professionals to promote the best health outcomes.

Pharmacists focus on the management and utilisation of medicines, taking into account a patient-centred approach to medicine information and counselling.

A Pharmacist…

A pharmacist respects the covenantal relationship between the patient and pharmacist.
A pharmacist promotes the good of every patient in a caring, compassionate, and confidential manner.
A pharmacist respects the autonomy and dignity of each patient.
A pharmacist acts with honesty and integrity in professional relationships.
A pharmacist maintains professional competence.
A pharmacist respects the values and abilities of colleagues and other health professionals.
A pharmacist serves individual, community, and societal needs.
A pharmacist seeks justice in the distribution of health resources.

Craig and Keren Hercus

Keren and Craig Hercus

Craig and Keren Hercus are the owners of the Village Pharmacy group.

With over 45 years pharmacy experience between them, they bring a wealth of knowledge to the community.

Starting in New Zealand, they established their careers in the UK. Later returning home, they brought their expertise back to Wellington to where their family has settled.

Bringing up five boys, Craig and Keren are highly family and community oriented. When they are not at work, you will most likely find them either participating or supporting in family sporting activities.

“We have always appreciated the warm greeting on entering the shop and the pleasant manner and efficiency of the staff – nothing is too much trouble…”
Margarita & Royce Doyle

Medicines and

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Beauty and

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Original and unique gifts for the entire family. With a convenient gift wrapping service



Find out why people choose Village Pharmacy as their local pharmacy of choice

Our pharmacy team has wide experience in providing community health services, including filling prescriptions and providing health advice.