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We know Northlanders so you will find that at Unichem Buchanans Pharmacy it is essential to us that we provide you with the right advice and the right product – FIRST TIME.

Unichem Buchanans Pharmacy is a dispensing and retail pharmacy located in Tikipunga, Whangarei. We are a Unichem pharmacy, which enables us to offer you a wide range of home healthcare products, plus regular product specials and great gift ideas. And of course, you’ll still enjoy all the usual pharmacy services you’d expect from us.

A family business since 1954

Unichem Buchanans Pharmacy is a family owned and run business, and has been operating in Whangarei since 1954, when it was owned by Ted Buchanan. Back then, the pharmacy was located in Whangarei CBD, but moved to Tikipunga in 1987 and has been under the current ownership of Iain and Gemma Buchanan since 1998.

Iain and Gemma actively work in and run the business – Iain as a Pharmacist and Gemma as the General Manager. They employ a team of friendly and helpful pharmacy and retail staff, who are always happy to help and offer advice. 

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