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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.

Our Vision

Mission (Te Kaupapa)

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

Our Values

Partnership / Whanaungatanga
We work together to achieve our goals.

Courage / Manawanui
We have the courage to do what is right.

Empowerment / Mana motuhake
We support each other to make the best decisions.

People matter / Mahakitanga
We value each other, our patients and whānau.

Safety / Manaakitanga
We provide excellent service in a safe and trusted environment.

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: Wednesday, September 14, 2022

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