Vitalis Skiauteris

Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Father

Vitalis is a loving father of two. In the spare time he enjoys playing with the kids in parks and beaches around Auckland.

Vitalis Skiauteris

Vitalis mastered his skills through extensive training.  He is one of very few European practitioners, who mastered Chinese language to be able to access a deeper understanding of Chinese medicine and acupuncture.

New Zealand Herald:

“One of the best-known names in fertility-related acupuncture”


    Subsequent to the language studies, he trained and qualified in acupuncture from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine where he was granted a bachelor degree in Chinese medicine and Acupuncture.

    Vitalis passion is being an acupuncture practitioner and caring for patients with reproductive health problems, pain, stress/anxiety, depression and others. Vitalis provides acupuncture, herbal medicine and manual therapy. He is a member of the New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority.

  • Experienced Acupuncturist and Herbalist

    Studied and practised Acupuncture and Herbal medicine at renowned hospitals in China for over eight years.

    In private practice in New Zealand since 2002.

  • Treatment of infertility

    Strong special interest in treatment of infertility with acupuncture and herbal medicines since 1999 (including advanced maternal age, PCOS and IVF support treatments)

  • Treatment of pain with Acupuncture

    Special interest in treatment of pain with acupuncture since 1993

  • Treatment of back and neck pain

    Diploma in Vertebral Diseases (Tokyo-Moscow). Vitalis is knowledgeable in the treatment of neck and back pain.

  • ACC Acupuncture provider

    ACC Acupuncture treatment provider. No referral is necessary. Please provide ACC claim number from your primary healthcare provider.

  • Tutor / Clinical supervisor

    Tutor/Clinical supervisor at New Zealand School of Acupuncture. Upon arrival to New Zealand Vitalis has been recruited to teach acupuncture at New Zealand School of acupuncture where he had a role of supervising acupuncture clinic of the final year students. He soon realised that what he most enjoyed was being acupuncture practitioner and caring for patients with reproductive health problems and pain.

  • Languages spoken

    Vitalis speaks fluent English, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin) and Lithuanian; he can understand Dutch and German. Patients speaking any of these languages are welcome.

Sunday Star Times:

“Auckland-based acupuncturist and Chinese medical practitioner Vitalis Skiauteris specialises in acupuncture to help treat infertility and has worked alongside fertility clinics”

Roberta Mek

Roberta is the only acupuncturist in NZ holding the title of Fellow of American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine

Master degree (current) at Zhejiang University of Chinese Medicine:
Roberta currently works on a study involving acupuncture in advanced maternal age patients/poor IVF responders.

Natural Fertility New Zealand accredited fertility educator

Roberta is a recipient of Ngaire Walsh award (Natural Fertility New Zealand)

Roberta runs fertility workshops for women trying to conceive healthily.