Welcome to Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand - Taranaki

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is the new national organisation delivering health care services across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te Whatu Ora will be working closely with Te Aka Whai Ora (the new Māori Health Authority) and the Ministry of Health over the next two or three years to deliver a people-centred, equitable, accessible and cohesive service that will be nationally planned, regionally delivered, and locally tailored.

For more information go to tewhatuora.govt.nz


Visiting our hospitals

  • Do not visit or attend appointments if you’re unwell, reschedule for when you’re feeling better
  • If you’re feeling unwell please stay at home and connect with your loved ones in hospital via technology if you can. Patients have access to free wifi thanks to PRIMO.
  • Please visit during our visiting hours (2pm-8pm for wards, for a full list click here)
  • Please sign in at our health screening kiosks, sanitise your hands, wear a proper face mask and social distance where possible
  • Please wear a face mask at all times and keep two-metre distancing
  • Find out where COVID-19 testing centers are here
  • Taranaki Base Hospital main building entrances: To access the main building at Taranaki Base Hospital please use one of the following entrances - main entrance, red path entrance (from main car park), Tukapa Street entrance or the main Maternity entrance. Other entrances are currently closed for public access. See the Taranaki Base Hospital map to locate these entrances.


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