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Taranaki is one of those magical places in the world where people come for a visit, and find they never want to leave. The wonderful natural environment with a majestic mountain at its heart, the rugged coastline world-renowned for its surf, great career opportunities, our love of art and culture, cafes and outdoor living mean it's a fantastic place to work, live and play.

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Our Vision

Mission (Te Kaupapa)

Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.

Our Values

Ngā Tikanga - How we work together and with others

We will work together by:

  • Treating people with trust, respect and compassion
  • Communicating openly, honestly and acting with integrity
  • Enabling professional and organisational standards to be met
  • Supporting achievement and acknowledging successes
  • Creating healthy and safe environments
  • Welcoming new ideas

Our Aims

We have identified the following aims which we see as the cornerstones to achieve our vision.

  • To promote healthy lifestyles and self responsibility
  • To have the people and infrastructure to meet changing health need
  • To have people as healthy as they can be through promotion, prevention, early intervention and rehabilitation
  • To have services that are people-centred and accessible where the health sector works as one
  • To have a multi-agency approach to health
  • To improve the health of Māori and groups with poor health status
  • To lead and support the health and disability sector and provide stability throughout change
  •  To make the best use of the resources available

Last updated: Thursday, July 21, 2016

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