Not your average chemist
Our team here at Greenhithe are passionate about healthy living. Our pharmacists and shop team believe that the health of you and your family is extremely important. We offer a range of treatments and options for you to achieve the best health solutions. Our pharmacists have training from the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental medicine so we truly understand medicines and how supplements can compliment your health.
You can be confident that our expertly trained, friendly and professional staff can give you the right advice and the right medicine or nutritional supplement for your needs.
Meet the team
Sam opened Greenhithe Pharmacy in 2009. He moved to New Zealand from Fiji at the age of 11 and grew up in Greenhithe. He lives locally and enjoys the community feel of Greenhithe. Sam enjoys practicing pharmacy and helping make a difference in peoples lives.Sam is also the winner of the Young Pharmacist of the Year 2014. He has a great interest in nutritional and environmental medicine and how this affects our bodies. Due to Sam's own health he decided to study in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine. After seeing an improvement in his own health he decided to practice Nutritional medicine and runs a nutritional clinic offered at the pharmacy.
Sam’s main interest is the gut dysfunction such as Irritable bowel disease, Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis. He believes the gut is the core of good health and is affected by most chronic diseases such as arthritis, allergies, inflammation, hormonal disturbance and cardiovascular disease.
Sam also loves to travel and offers great insights and knowledge for people travelling. He also enjoys playing squash and enjoys cricket.
Jay graduated as a pharmacist in 2008 and loves the diversity and challenges that the job throws at him. He has known Sam since university days, and joined the Greenhithe team in 2012. As well as having a bachelors degree in pharmacy he also has undertaken the primary course in nutritional and environmental medicine (ACNEM). Outside of work Jay like spending time with friends and family and also has a keen interest in rugby and cricket.
And for all of you that are wondering No, I'm not related to Sam!
Cindy is that smiling face that always greets you when we walk into the pharmacy. She pretty much knows the whole Greenhithe community after working in the team for the past 4 years. She has worked in a pharmacy since she left school and has a passion for natural health. She is also very knowledgeable on all things to do with babies and infants.
Cindy lives in Kumeu with her husband and daughter but loves Greenhithe for it's friendly people and community feel.
Rachel has always been interested in the area of healthcare, completing a science degree after high school and then going on to retrain as a Pharmacy Technician in 2015/16. Rachel loves the variety of her work and enjoys meeting so many of the Greenhithe community.
Rachel leads a busy, active lifestyle enjoying the outdoors with her 4 kids all ranging in age from 4 to 15 years old! She loves playing sports and enjoys tennis and netball when time allows!!