Your Veterinary Experts – About Us

We love our work and look forward to meeting all our patients each and every day. Our clinic offers 24 hour emergency services when required. Furthermore, we our Whenuapai based cattery and clinic is available to ensure your cats are well looked after when you need to get away.


Our Team

Veterinarian – Chris Laurenson (BVsc)


Dr Chris is the principal veterinarian and owner of Normanby Road Vet Clinic, which means you are guaranteed to see the same veterinarian each time you visit. With more than 30 years of experience, Chris is will care for and treat all your furry and feathered friends.

Chris has worked from Southland to Scotland, treating everything from farm animals to racehorses, domestic pets and exotic animals. The first clinic he owned was Vets at Jansens in 1992. Chris later took a year off to build his current practice, which opened in 2006.

Chris was involved in the Companion Animal Society, a branch of the NZ Veterinary Association, and is now involved as an executive member of the Auckland Veterinary Society.

Veterinary Nurse-Louise Dilly (DVN)


Louise is our head veterinary nurse. She graduated with a Diploma in Veterinary Nursing from Unitec, Mt Albert in 2007. Louise enjoys all areas of nursing and has a soft spot for rats and their care. She would be more than happy to help with any problems or questions you may have about your pet.

Veterinary Nurse -Natasha Anjaiya (CVN)


Natasha graduated from Vet nurse plus in 2012, she has worked in numerous clinics around Auckland to further her knowledge. She loves working with all types of animals but her favourite are rabbits. She has a very naughty rabbit at home called Jacqueline who keeps her busy!

Veterinary Nurse- Emma Halliwell


Emma works at the clinic on a Saturday, she is currently in her second year of study at Unitec for her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing. She started doing work experience at our clinic in 2017 and proved herself to be a valuable member of our team so was offered a part time position. She lives with her partner and a gorgeous Golden Retriever pup called Chester and a young Tabby cat Luna.

Veterinary Nurse-Kristen Newlyn (CVN)


Kristen graduated from the Southern Institute of Technology in 2011. Since then she has worked in a busy small animal practice as well as working in a local animal shelter. She enjoys working with all animals big or small. Kristen enjoys gardening with her partner and spending time with her   cat Bailey and two rabbits Malificent and Benni.

For dedicated veterinary services, get in touch with Normanby Road Vet Clinic today.

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