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128 Great South Road, Manurewa, Auckland

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday: 8.30am - 1.00pm
Sunday: Closed
Special Hours:Public Holiday Trading Hours
09 267 4055


Manurewa Vet Clinic has been in this community for over 40 years.We pride ourselves on putting your pets health & wellness needs first. We are committed to providing a high level of patient care & customer service to you & your furry family members.

We have a team of dedicated veterinarians and fully qualified veterinary nurses backed by our customer service team. Dr Milan and Dr Dianne (from Orlando, Florida USA) bring a wealth of veterinary knowledge and skills to our clinic. Christine is an experienced vet nurse who worked at the After Hours Emergency Clinic prior to joining our team, Antionette has worked in a 24-hour specialist clinic in South Africa, overseeing a nursing team of ten and supporting a veterinarian team of seven, so we are extremely happy to have her with us. As of March 2019 we will be hosting the Papatoetoe team and their clients.

We cater to all of South Auckland especially the suburbs of Manurewa, Manukau, Takanini, Papakura, Drury, Waiuku, Pukekohe.


After Hours Emergency:


15 Jack Conway Avenue, Manukau.

Phone: 09 277 8383


We will always put your pets health and well-being first and are very fortunate to work alongside a bunch of the most dedicated vets, vet nurses and customer care people in the country.

The expertise and the latest equipment and high level of staff training that is available ensures that this is the only place we want to work. We are proud of our pain-free policy that ensures that all pets go home post-operatively with long acting pain relief.

  • Consultations.
  • Vaccinations & Microchipping.
  • Routine Surgery.
  • Xrays.
  • Neutering.
  • Full Laboratory facilities in clinic.
  • Full Dental facilities.
  • ECG & Blood Pressure checks.
  • Housecalls.
  • Emergency Treatment.
  • Free nutrition advice/Weight clinic
  • Puppy Classes.
  • Cattery – still a work in progress at the moment.
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  • Dr Milan Knezevic
  • Dr Dianne Hernandez
  • Gaylene
  • Antionette
  • Hayley
  • Christine
Dr Milan Knezevic

Dr Milan Knezevic

Veterinarian - MVDr, MRCVS, BSAVA PGCert SAM

Since graduating in 1997, Milan has had an exciting history working as a small animal vet in various countries across the world. He has worked in Hong Kong SPCA, neuter clinics in Micronesia and busy referral hospitals of Dallas and London. Most recently, Milan ran a clinic in the UK before returning back to New Zealand and joining our Manurewa branch as our Senior Vet.

Milan enjoys working together with clients to achieve the best possible outcome for their pets wellbeing. He holds a post graduate certificate in small animal medicine at Nottingham Univeristy, and his special interests include small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery.

In his spare time, you can find Milan travelling, learning new languages and sport activities. An interesting fact about Milan; he was involved in saving National Park Skadar in Montenegro from damaging construction development.

Dr Dianne Hernandez

Dr Dianne Hernandez

Veterinarian - DVM

Dianne worked for 3 years at Banfield Pet Hospital in Orlando, Florida. After this, she worked at Bellalago Veterinary Hospital in Kissimmee, Florida for a year before joining Pet Doctors Manurewa. Dianne loves helping people and animals and feeling that she did something good for someone at the end of the day. She is interested in integrative medicine and acupuncture for small animals.

Dianne has 1 mixed Maine Coon cat called Canopy and 1 Chihuahua dog named Quenepa who are currently with her in New Zealand. Se also has a Acecola the Chihuahua x Miniature Pinscher rescue dog who is currently with her partner in Puerto Rico but they will be joining Dianne in Auckland soon.

Dianne loves to sing and if she wasn't a veterinarian she would be a professional singer!



Team Leader

Gaylene has been part of the team since 1998. Gaylene feels she is privileged to be working with a great team of experience Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses at Pet Doctors Manurewa. Gaylene enjoys meeting and greeting all clients and is a great advocate for pets and owners. At home Gaylene enjoys reading, music, travel and spending time with her family including furry pets, Comet & Blue.



Veterinary Nurse



Veterinarian Nurse

Hayley has been working in the veterinary industry for 10 years. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her Jack Russel/Mini Fox Terrier called Lucy and her three cats Charlotte, Sky and Milly.



Veterinary Nurse

Christine began volunteering in a veterinary clinic when she was just 13 years old and still at school. She was employed as a vet nurse straight out of school and proceeded to get qualified while working in 1996. She has worked in a variety of clinics over the years with both large and small animals. She's also worked in clinics overseas and emergency after hour clinics. She enjoys surgery and has a keen interest in exotics. Christine helps out with fostering and wildlife whenever she can.

Christine currently has 3 rescue animals; ginger cat Cruizy, grey & white cat named Fluffy (who needs to lose some weight) and Roger the rabbit. All of her pets have come to her as rescues.

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