Meet the Team

Hugh Gordon


Since 1963 Hugh has opened his doors to the pharmaceutical needs of our local community. With so many years of experience, he is a wealth of knowledge on everything from farming to the human body as well as never forgetting a face!

Nicole Christophers

Pharmacy Manager/Technician

After starting in retail at Gordons Pharmacy as a teenager Nicole has since worked towards and gained her qualification as a Pharmacy Technician. Nicole has been at Gordons Pharmacy for over 14 years now and some may say that she is like a permanent fixture of the pharmacy. Nicole is strongly involved with all mental health and East Coast work at Gordons Pharmacy and has a strong passion for helping all her patients. With only taking on the role of Pharmacy Manager in 2019 Nicole is busy introducing new initiatives which has seen positive results and is excited about what the future holds for her and her team at Gordons Pharmacy.

Justine Hawtin

Retail Manager/Accounts

Justine is our extremely knowledgeable Retail Manager, some of you may recognise this smiley face as she is originally from Te Araroa. With 39 years experience in retail there isn’t much that Justine can’t help you with. From choosing a new lipstick, ensuring that you pick that perfect gift or helping you treat ills and chills then Justine is your lady.

Dispensary Staff

Our dispensary team is made up of experienced Technicians, currently at various levels of study toward their technician qualification and two fully qualified pharmacists. They happily offer sound advice to all our customers.

  • Kate Gray - Pharmacist
  • Abby Fitzharris - Pharmacist
  • Hannay Duncan - Technician
  • Katie Candy - Technician
  • Rochelle Greaves - Technician
  • Kristy McKinnon - Technician 

Retail Staff

Our star shop staff are the face of our business! Providing excellent customer service and products to our loyal clients; they are your first point of contact for all account, retail and marketing inquiries.

Karen Jensen - Retail Assistant


Delivery Staff

Keep an eye out for our three friendly delivery drivers! They work hard to serve the community from dusk to dawn!

  • Frank Allen – Delivery
  • Diana – Delivery
  • Laurie – Delivery

We at Gordon's Pharmacy are actively trying to support our local community. We have donated to various charities and been involved in community programmes such as:

  • Riding for the Disabled (RDA)
  • Kids in the Community
  • Hepatitis C Testing at A&P show


Please feel free to ask us in store how we are helping Gisbornes community today

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